Government wins in Court of Appeal on £450m worth of schemes
Court of Appeal judges have given the go-ahead on development consent orders (DCOs) for three National Highways schemes potentially worth a total of £450m.
National Highways takes new appeal on the chin
Broadcaster Chris Packham and former government advisor Sir David King have backed a key legal challenge against three major road schemes as a Court of Appeal hearing begins on Tuesday.
Galliford Try bows out of £100m A47 scheme
Galliford Try will cease work on one of three major schemes on the A47 in Norfolk, for reasons described as being ‘commercially sensitive’.
Government wins A47 High Court ruling
National Highways has said it will work with contractor Galliford Try to progress three delayed schemes on the A47 in Norfolk after a judge upheld decisions by ministers to grant the schemes planning permission.
Government in court over cumulative carbon from new roads
Three major schemes in the current road investment strategy are facing a high court challenge this week as campaigners argue that their cumulative impact on the climate should have been considered when they were approved by ministers.
Access for all on new £6.5m A47 footbridge
National Highways has officially opened a new £6.5m footbridge in Peterborough designed to make it easier for cyclists, walkers, and wheelchair users to cross the A47.
National Highways secures A47 progress with £100m scheme approved
Ministers have approved another of National Highways’ major schemes on the A47 while three separate projects on the road remain paused due to legal challenges.
DfT delays another DCO decision
The transport secretary has postponed the planning decision on another of National Highways’ major schemes 'to allow for further consultation on a number of outstanding issues'.
Thickthorn junction scheme gets green light
The new transport secretary has approved another of National Highways’ delayed improvement schemes on the A47 in Norfolk.
Shapps backs £200m A47 dualling scheme
Transport secretary Grant Shapps has given the green light to plans to build a 5.5-mile dual carriageway on the A47 in Norfolk at a cost of £200m.
First A47 improvement opens
The first in a series of major improvements to the A47 in the East of England has officially opened.
Council slams Highways England over A47 delays
Norfolk County Council has called for Highways England to be held to account for the ‘agonisingly slow’ progress on improvements to the A47.
AECOM bags £25m deal with HE
Global infrastructure services firm AECOM has secured five contracts with Highways England worth a total of more than £25 million.
£19m road upgrade in Norwich
The Department for Transport (DfT) is investing £19 million in a new transport scheme in Norwich that will see improvements made to the A47.
Study seeking better roads for East Anglia
The Department for Transport (DfT) has commissioned an official study that will look at ways of improving roads in East Anglia.