Brexit

Highways products must be recertified to meet post-Brexit standards

02/02/2021

All manufacturers and importers will have to recertify their products by the end of the year to make sure they comply with Highways England standards under the new UK/EU regulatory framework.

DfT creates network of haulier test and advice centres

04/01/2021

The Department for Transport has established testing sites around the country for HGV drivers wanting to travel to the continent.

PM gives little assurance as talks continue over French travel ban

21/12/2020

Prime minister Boris Johnson was unable to give any assurances over the ongoing 48-hour travel ban imposed on UK passengers and freight travelling to France but suggested a solution could be close.

Exclusive: Brexit transition traffic management roles only just agreed

21/12/2020

The Government and the Police only secured final agreement on traffic management responsibilities for post-transition Brexit planning just days before the current border crisis.

Kent secures extra enforcement powers for Brexit

11/12/2020

Kent County Council has been given new powers to clamp and fine lorries that are illegally or inappropriately parked in preparation for Brexit.

Legal: Deal or no deal?

28/02/2019

Ahead of exit day, Jon Hart, Alastair Dale and Katie Sewell, from award-winning infrastructure law firm Pinsent Masons LLP look to answer a few questions and come up with practical points as to what – possibly – Brexit may mean for industry stakeholders

DfT considers EU's offer, as no deal fears grow

20/12/2018

The Department for Transport is considering proposals from the EU Commission to ensure transport to and from the continent does not shut down in the event of a no deal Brexit.

Operation Brock timing prompts no deal Brexit fears

28/09/2018

Operation Brock, the Government's contingency plans to manage lorry traffic in Kent, could take up to 14 days to implement raising concerns of traffic chaos in the event of no Brexit deal.

Kent CC Q and A: Life before and after Brexit

16/08/2018

After speaking to various insiders, Highways received the following responses from a Kent spokesman to our questions on post-Brexit planning, Operations Stack and Brock, the M20 and channel crossings.

M20 could be a lorry park for years after Brexit, councils warn

01/08/2018

The M20 could see lorries parked up along its hard shoulder for many years after Brexit as traffic issues at the Port of Dover may not be solved until 2023 at the earliest, councils have warned.

Grayling reveals Brexit transition cash priorities

28/03/2018

The Department for Transport will spend its Brexit transition cash on new systems for hauliers and facilities for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

Balfour Beatty announces 2016 full-year results

17/03/2017

Balfour Beatty has announced its results for the full-year ended 31st December 2016, showing a 15% increase in the value of its order book and underlying revenue up 4% to £8.5 bn.

FTA criticises postponement of Belfast road scheme

19/10/2016

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the postponement of a road improvement scheme in the centre of Belfast following the Brexit vote is bad news for transport operators and the economy there.

Cameron resigns following exit vote as contractors call for calm

24/06/2016

David Cameron has resigned as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom this morning (24 June) after the country voted to leave the European Union.

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Head of Air Quality Measurement

£58,528 – £67,004
The Environmental Research Group (ERG), part of the School of Public Health at Imperial College London. Imperial College London, White City Campus, London W12 0BZ
Recruiter: Imperial College London

Senior Traffic Technician

£25,481 - £28,672
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Traffic Technician working with the forward thinking Traffic Team of Pembrokeshire County Council.  Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Recruiter: Pembrokeshire County Council

Definitive Map Officer

£27,049 - £30,564
We are currently recruiting for a Definitive Map Officer to work within our Public Rights of Way and Highway Records team. Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Doncaster Council

Senior Finance Business Partner - IDB Property

£53000 - £62364 per annum + + Flexible Working & Local Gov Pension
This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the foreseeab England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Senior Finance Business Partner - Waste and Green Space

£53000 - £62364 per annum + + Flexible Working & Local Gov Pension
This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the foreseeabl England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Senior Engineer

£35,745 - £39,880
Are you an experienced Engineer looking for a new challenge? Lincolnshire
Recruiter: Lincolnshire County Council

Highway Network Officer

£31,346 - £32,234
Are you looking to progress your career within the Highways and Transport sector? Workington, Cumbria
Recruiter: Cumbria County Council

Head of Highways & Transport

£58,568 - £66,923 per annum
This is hugely exciting time to join the Council in this new role as the strategic lead for our Highways and Transport service. York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Consultant – Low carbon transport specialist

Up to £37,000 per annum, depending on experience
We are looking for an experienced individual, passionate about decarbonising transport and improving air quality. Homeworking
Recruiter: Energy Saving Trust

Apprentice Project Support Assistant

£12,656.10
Looking for a new challenge or your first steps along your career?  Your next adventure starts here!  York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Development and Flood Risk Officer

Up to £141.50 per day + PAYE
Development and Flood Risk Officer Temporary, Full Time £141.50 per day PAYE Location
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Principal Local Engineer

£35,745 - £43,857
The Principal Local Engineer role is to provide service at principal level to deliver Local Engineering duties as set out. Birmingham, West Midlands
Recruiter: Birmingham City Council

Vehicle Technician

£24,982 - £29,577 per annum
This position is a fixed term contract for 12 months with the prospect of a... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Project Engineer

£32,234 - £34,728 per annum
We are looking for degree qualified candidates with relevant post graduate experience in the sector. Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Various Highways Career Opportunities

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North Yorkshire has one of the longest road networks of any highways authority in the country. North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Local Highway Officer

£22,183 - £32,234
The role is to identify maintenance repairs and improvements, dealing with customer correspondence from Parish Councils and members of the public. Cambridgeshire
Recruiter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Senior infrastructure engineer

£45.834 - £56.141
You’ll lead the building, testing and monitoring new and existing services both on-prem and in the cloud. Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Highways Engineer/Technician

Up to £33,000
An experienced and skilled Highways Engineer is sought to deliver a wide range of highway and traffic initiatives. Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Recruiter: Broxbourne Borough Council

Principal Local Engineer

£35,745 - £43,857
The Principal Local Engineer role is to provide service at principal level to deliver Local Engineering duties as set out. Birmingham, West Midlands
Recruiter: Birmingham City Council

Highways Technician / Engineer

22.813£ - 42.821£
As an experienced Highway Design Engineer, you’ll see schemes progress from early design to construction. Bournemouth, Dorset
Recruiter: BCP Council

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