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Local authorities in battle for roads cash

12/06/2015

Councils fighting for local roads funding will be allocated funds based on performance, under a pilot scheme launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Roads Minister opens new M1 road link

17/07/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has officially opened a new road link on the M1.

JV to assess feasibility of the Trans Pennine Tunnel

22/07/2015

A contract to assess the feasibility of a road tunnel that could cross the Pennines and the Peak District National Park has been awarded to a Mouchel/Hyder joint venture.

Summit held to find solutions to Operation Stack

03/08/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones visited Maidstone in Kent last week in an effort to find a solution to Operation Stack.

Road improvements form part of Northern Powerhouse blueprint

11/08/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has visited the north east to see how improvements to the A1 are progressing.

Highways England sets out £2.2bn roads plan for the South East

25/09/2015

Highways England has set out how £2.2 billion will be spent on adding 120 miles of extra lanes in the South East along with 24 major improvements that will start by 2020.

Highways England reveals £3.8bn roads plan for Midlands and East of England

30/09/2015

Highways England is meeting with suppliers and contractors to set out how £3.8 billion will be spent on improving the capacity and condition of roads across the Midlands and East of England.

Roads Minister to speak at Excellence Awards

06/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones will be speaking at this year’s Highways Magazine Excellence Awards.

Exclusive: Roads Minister denies disproportionate funding

14/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has denied that the amount of money spent on the strategic road network and local roads is disproportionate.

Roads Minister highlights work of industry at Excellence Awards

15/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones says there has never been a better time to work in the highways industry.

Roads Minister opens newly-dualled section of A421

20/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has officially opened a newly-dualled section of the A421.

New £120m link road to open

17/12/2015

The new £120 million Bexhill to Hastings link road will be officially opened today (17 December 2015).

£400 million fund to treble number of greener vehicles

23/12/2015

The government has announced a long-term extension to the Plug-in Car Grant, backed by a £400 million package to treble the number of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEV) on Britain’s roads.

Work starts on 40 cycling schemes across England’s biggest roads

13/01/2016

Highways England has started work on more than 40 cycling schemes that will make it easier for cyclists to cross motorway junctions and use major A-roads.

East Riding’s roads get £16.7m funding boost

02/02/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) is providing an extra £16.7 million to support a five-year programme of road improvements in East Riding.

M6 stretch converted to smart motorway

08/02/2016

A £100 million upgrade to convert a stretch of the M6 in the Midlands into a smart motorway has been completed.

TRL launches new test environment for driverless vehicles

18/02/2016

TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) has announced the launch of UK Smart Mobility Living Lab @ Greenwich – a real-life environment where connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), services and processes can be safely developed, evaluated and integrated within the local community.

£110m bypass opens in South Devon

22/02/2016

A new £110 million bypass that is expected to carry 35,000 vehicles a day has been officially opened in South Devon.

Drug drive arrests up 800%

29/02/2016

Drug drive arrests have soared by up to 800% in a year after the government introduced tough new laws to catch and convict offenders, according to initial figures from police forces.

New improvements at Dartford Crossing

03/03/2016

New measures to improve journey times and reduce queuing on roads around the northbound approaches to the Dartford Crossing in Kent have been agreed by Highways England and Kent County Council.  

£200m road schemes to deliver economic boost in Bedfordshire

03/03/2016

Construction of two road building schemes worth £200 million is gathering pace with the linked projects passing their one-year milestone this spring.

Study into performance of M25 launched by DfT

03/03/2016

A new study that will look at ways to improve the performance of the transport network between junctions 10 and 16 of the M25 has been launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Transport for the North report released

07/03/2016

A report into the progress of Transport for the North – a body set up to transform connectivity across the North of England – has been released today (7 March).

Thousands give views as Lower Thames Crossing consultation ends

24/03/2016

Highways England has received almost 30,000 online responses to a consultation on proposals for a multi-billion pound road link across the River Thames.

First trial of fuel price signage on the M5 to get underway

24/03/2016

New signs showing the price of fuel along the M5 between Bristol and Exeter will be up and running from next Tuesday (29 March).

Smart motorway goes live on M1

04/04/2016

The final phase of a £205 million upgrade of the M1 to a smart motorway between the East Midlands and South Yorkshire has gone live.

Highways England launches £150m innovation strategy

05/04/2016

An innovation strategy that sets out how £150 million will be spent on harnessing new technology – including trials of driverless cars and wirelessly connected vehicles – has been published by Highways England.

DfT’s incentive funding allocations revealed

08/04/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed councils individual allocations from the local highways maintenance incentive funding for 2016/17.

Roads Minister opens A138 Chelmer Viaduct

14/04/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has officially opened a new £32 million road bridge in Chelmsford, Essex.

DfT launches motoring services strategy

12/05/2016

A strategy that sets out a vision for the Department for Transport’s (DfT) three motoring services agencies has been launched.  

Roads Minister views plans to boost Port of Liverpool

16/05/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has viewed plans to upgrade roads around the Port of Liverpool and believes they will help boost the city’s economy.

Video shows demolition of bridge on A38

16/05/2016

Highways England has released video footage that shows the demolition of a bridge over the A38 near Plymouth.

Roads Minister: Time to share ideas

18/05/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has called on local authorities to share ideas and learn from one another when it comes to adopting asset management.  

Bedale bypass opened by Roads Minister

11/08/2016

The new Bedale bypass in Yorkshire has been officially opened by Roads Minister Andrew Jones.

Highways SIB: Less than two weeks to go

27/10/2016

There are less than two weeks to go until this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) – Europe’s only event for indoor showcasing of highway products as well as outdoor demonstrations in all lighting conditions.

SIB 2016: Message from the Minister

09/11/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has highlighted the demonstrations being carried out at this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event as a “stand out feature”.   

New OS system will provide roads information

17/11/2016

Ordnance Survey (OS) has created a new road network dataset that will bring together the best available information on the roads to create a single authoritative view of the network.

Highways self-assessment due 'very shortly' minister reveals

06/12/2016

The next round of the self-assessment process for local highways maintenance capital funding could start ‘very shortly’, Transport Minister Andrew Jones has revealed.

Exclusive: Ministers 'water down' National Roads Fund plans

06/12/2016

The Government does not intend to legislate to create the National Roads Fund from 2020, Transport Network understands, in what some say is a watering down of the plans.

Learner drivers to take lessons on motorways under new proposals

03/01/2017

Transport Minister Andrew Jones has set out plans to allow learner drivers to have driving lessons on motorways before passing their test.  

Councils find out their share of £1.2bn local roads funding

13/01/2017

The Department for Transport (DfT) has allocated £1.2 billion of local roads funding to councils across England.

£64m fund to encourage more cycling and walking

26/01/2017

The government is investing £64 million in an effort to encourage more people to cycle and walk to work.

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