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New transport minister visits HA control centre

19/08/2014

New Transport Minister John Hayes was on hand to see the Highways Agency’s east regional control centre in action yesterday (18 August 2014).

Roads Minister tours England’s motorway network

09/09/2014

Roads Minister John Hayes has embarked on a marathon 26-mile tour of major motorways in the West Midlands.

Roads Minister marks start of work on A1

11/09/2014

Work has started on a £61 million improvement scheme that will see lane capacity increased from two to three lanes in each direction on the A1.

Hayes sees A14 improvements

31/10/2014

Transport Minister John Hayes has visited Britain’s busiest container port and a vital road – the A14 – which links it to the heart of England.

Long delays spark review into East Kent roads

23/01/2015

The government has ordered an urgent review into the resilience of the road network in East Kent after five-hour delays and long queues on the M20 caused major disruption for motorists this week.

Hayes outlines vision for beautiful roads

05/02/2015

Transport Minister John Hayes has outlined a new aesthetic vision for the road network.

Roads Minister orders review into ‘stealth’ speed cameras

10/02/2015

Roads Minister John Hayes has ordered an urgent review into ‘stealth’ speed cameras after they caught almost 700 drivers speeding in just two months.

Pets killed on roads will be identified

03/03/2015

Transport Minister John Hayes has announced that pets killed on roads will have to be collected, identified and their owners notified by the Highways Agency.

April start for Highways England

12/03/2015

Highways England, a new government-owned company that will take over the running of England’s motorways and A-roads, will go live from 1 April 2015.

Shortlist drawn up for Trans-Pennine tunnel options

18/08/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) has shortlisted five routes for the Trans-Pennine tunnel – a project that it describes as the “most ambitious road scheme undertaken in the UK in more than five decades”.

Trial leads to reduction in lorry journeys on UK roads

06/09/2016

A pilot scheme on Britain’s roads has seen a reduction of up to 90,000 lorry journeys, leading to cleaner air and reduced congestion.

Record numbers choose electric vehicles

09/09/2016

New official figures show that a record number of new ultra low emissions vehicles (ULEVs) are on Britain’s roads.

Motorway roadworks limit could be increased

05/12/2016

The Government is considering reducing the length of roadworks permitted on motorways and increasing the maximum speed to 60mph.

Modelling shows driverless cars could cut delays

06/01/2017

Driverless cars could significantly reduce delays, according to a new study by the Department for Transport.

Winners of Government low emission competition announced

12/01/2017

Vans will go electric and lorries will run on hydrogen dual-fuel under a £20 million government programme to cut emissions and improve air quality, the Transport Minister John Hayes has announced.

A27 improvement plans for Worthing remain unchanged - minister

15/03/2017

The transport minister John Hayes has told Worthing's MP that plans to improve the A27 through the town remain on track, despite the scrapping of upgrades to the road through nearby Chichester.

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