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KCC leader wants tunnel option for Thames crossing

09/07/2013

The leader of Kent County Council has revealed his preferred option for the new Thames crossing.

Street lights to be switched off in Kent

17/12/2013

Seventy thousand street lights will be switched off overnight in Kent as the local authority switches to part-night lighting.

Severe weather leads to more potholes in Kent

15/01/2014

Kent County Council has been using extra highways crews to tackle an increase in potholes following the severe weather and flooding over the holiday period.

Eurovia Contracting mobilises in Kent

17/07/2014

Eurovia Contracting has started work on a two-year contract for Kent County Council.

KCC confirms switch to LED lighting

02/02/2015

Kent County Council has confirmed plans to invest £40 million in converting its 120,000 street lights to a centrally-controlled LED lighting system.

Pothole claims reach £270,000 in the south east

04/03/2015

Three councils in the south east paid out more in compensation for pothole damage in 2013/14 compared to 2012/13.

KCC launches winter operations

27/10/2015

Kent County Council has officially launched its highways’ winter service.

£40m contract to convert Kent’s street lights to LEDs awarded

01/02/2016

Infrastructure firm Bouygues Energies & Services has been awarded a £40 million contract to convert Kent’s 118,000 street lights to LEDs.

Kent to return to all-night lighting with £40m LED upgrade

22/02/2016

Kent County Council (KCC) will spend £40 million on LED lights after agreeing on a policy to return to all-night lighting.

Lower Thames Crossing events attract thousands of visitors

24/02/2016

More than 8,000 people have attended 16 public information events on proposals for a new multi-billion pound road link across the River Thames between Essex and Kent.  

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.  

KCC in £4m pothole blitz

24/05/2016

Kent County Council (KCC) will spend £4 million on fixing potholes.

KCC launches transport plan

09/08/2016

Kent County Council (KCC) has launched a new transport plan which highlights key infrastructure developments across the region.

LGA: Give councils power to adopt lane rental schemes

15/08/2016

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for councils to be given powers to introduce lane rental schemes in order to minimise disruption caused by roadworks.

Eurovia secures ‘vital re-win’ with £45m Kent contract

09/05/2018

Eurovia Infrastructure has won a new contract to resurface the rural and urban road network throughout Kent, which could be worth £45m.

Amey wins two-year extension in Kent

28/11/2018

Amey has secured a two-year contract extension with Kent County Council to maintain their highways portfolio until 2020.

Local heroes Conway to blitz Kent's potholes in £1.5m deal

21/02/2019

Kent County Council has awarded FM Conway a two-year contract to provide surface repair services through the council’s ‘pothole blitz’ initiative.

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