COVID-19

Exclusive: Welsh Govt ignored COVID impact in A465 reappraisal

04/01/2021

The Welsh Government excluded the impacts of COVID-19 from the revised business case for dualling 11 miles of the A465 between Dowlais and Hirwaun, Highways can reveal.

Testing regime allows France to re-open border

23/12/2020

France has agreed to ease the UK travel ban it imposed following the discovery of a new coronavirus variant in England.

UK isolated as around 40 countries impose travel bans

21/12/2020

Around 40 countries have closed their borders to the UK including France, which has banned all travel even freight.

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.

200 years later, Thomas Telford comes to COVID rescue

08/10/2020

A suspension bridge designed by Thomas Telford almost 200 years ago has reopened to transport use to aid social distancing in a county now under a local COVID-19 lockdown.

M4 commission: COVID provides space for 'network of alternatives'

20/07/2020

Disruption caused by COVID-19 provides a ‘breathing space’ for large road schemes to be reconsidered and alternatives put in place, the South East Wales Transport Commission has argued in its ‘Emerging Conclusions’ report.

ADEPT looks to maintain safety if distancing guidelines change

18/06/2020

Council directors are preparing for a third iteration of the highways maintenance Safe Operating Procedures should social distancing guidance change.

Exclusive: Highway Sector Council's 'Golden COVID-19' rules revealed

02/06/2020

A set of ‘Golden COVID-19’ rules created by the Highways Sector Council (HSC) gives specific guidance for worksites with calls to ‘accelerate major maintenance and deliver shovel-ready essential highway projects’.

ADEPT task force to integrate national recovery plans

21/05/2020

Highways understands the Government is establishing a series of national recovery groups covering areas including economy, transport and environment.

Govt releases 'back to work' guidance for construction and outdoor sites

15/05/2020

The Government has published guidance for employers and staff on how to get back to work safely in construction and outside sites.

Comment: The new day after lockdown

14/05/2020

Past chief executive of the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) Richard Hayes, takes a look at what the new normal means for highways and transport.

Government-backed guidance on handling COVID contract disputes

07/05/2020

The Government and the construction industry have outlined guidance on responsible performance and enforcement of contracts impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.

Analysis: The great reallocation

04/05/2020

Dominic Browne looks at the debate around long-term changes post COVID-19 and whether more road space will be reallocated to active travel.

PM Boris Johnson: 'We are past the peak'

01/05/2020

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said the UK is 'past the peak' of the coronavirus and next week the Government will unveil a 'comprehensive plan' to end the lockdown, get transport moving again and restart the economy.

COVID-19 operational guidance released for roads sector

26/04/2020

The Highways Sector Council (HSE) has released specific health and safety operational guidance for the roads sector to protect itself during the coronavirus pandemic.

Highways England: Q and A with Malcolm Dare

24/04/2020

With his regular messages to the sector, Highways England's executive director of commercial and procurement, Malcolm Dare, has helped keep highways moving throughout the coronavirus crisis. He speaks to Dominic Browne

Key workers and their households can book COVID-19 tests

23/04/2020

The Government has set up an online booking system for key workers to arrange a test for the coronavirus, including highways and transport workers.

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