Kent County Council

VolkerFitzpatrick wins £38m Kent viaduct project

25/03/2024

Kent County Council has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick to design and build a highway crossing over a rail line and river near Canterbury.

Kent slammed by councillors over ‘last-minute’ repairs deal

04/01/2024

A second extension to Kent County Council's highways term maintenance contract with Amey has been criticised by councillors for what they described as an unacceptable 'last-minute approach to a critical service'.

Jacksons wins £23m 'two-bridge flyover' work on A429

09/06/2023

Kent County Council has awarded Jacksons Civil Engineering a £23m contract to overhaul a junction on the A249 near Sittingbourne.

Kent 20mph

15/08/2022

Amey and Kent get smart on gritting

29/10/2021

Amey has developed a data-driven predictive winter service model potentially saving Kent County Council over £100,000 a year on its gritting operations.

Kent/Project edward

20/09/2021

Live Labs drone project hits new heights

08/04/2021

Amey is embarking on the second phase of its drone trial technology project in Kent, focusing on inspecting vegetation and highways assets and identifying defects in power and water utilities infrastructure.

GW Highways and Kent: The real deal in partnership

31/03/2021

In January, GW Highways began work on a £160m road asset renewal contract with Kent County Council lasting two years, with the possibility of a two-year extension.

Camera and sensors scan Kent for potholes

19/11/2020

Kent County Council and Amey are trialling a system that combines cameras and sensors on buses and council vehicles to spot potholes and other carriageway defects.

Contract extension will make it 20 years for Telent in Kent

17/11/2020

Telent has won a five-year extension of its traffic signal maintenance contract with Kent County Council.

Kent advertises £160m surfacing works

08/07/2020

Kent County Council is seeking a contractor for surfacing works worth up to £160m over two years.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

KCC in £4m pothole blitz

24/05/2016

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

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.  

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.  

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.

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