National Highways

Concrete course

07/12/2021

A new qualification in Concrete Pavement and Construction Maintenance launches in January and will be open for enrolment from this month.

Government launches RIS 3 development process

06/12/2021

The Government has launched the formal engagement process behind National Highways' third multi-billion road investment strategy (RIS 3), outlining six key priority areas for future spending.

Junction works deliver 'more intuitive layout'

03/12/2021

National Highways, its contractors and their workers have now completed a scheme to improve journey times on England’s largest gyratory roundabout

National Highways appoints first chief road safety adviser

23/11/2021

Professor Nick Reed will work with executive directors and the National Highways board to help achieve zero harm on England’s motorways and major A-roads by 2040.

Carter Jonas wins £50m estate services contract

11/11/2021

National Highways has awarded a £50m contract for the provision of estate services to Carter Jonas LLP, having originally valued the procurement at £18m.

National Highways consults on updated £1.3bn A12 scheme

10/11/2021

National Highways has launched a consultation on the latest proposals for its £1.3bn plan to upgrade the A12 in Essex to three lanes.

National Highways funds pilot Natural Flood Management schemes

09/11/2021

National Highways has awarded more than £420,000 to 13 Natural Flood Management projects in an initial tranche of flood protection funding.

Long read: National Highways - changing emphasis but not commitment

05/11/2021

Highways England may have rebranded as National Highways but the organisation is still going through its most challenging period to date; safety concerns over smart motorways, climate concerns about new roads, and shifting funding settlements all represent some species of gathering cloud. However, CEO Nick Harris is plotting a course to smoother sailing.

VED hypothecation ‘fizzles out’ after £2bn Treasury raid

05/11/2021

The Government’s pledge to spend ‘every penny’ of English Vehicle Excise Duty on improving the road network is in tatters after it cut the money in what was its flagship National Roads Fund by more than £2bn.

Harris: National Highways to work with DfT on smart motorway response

04/11/2021

National Highways cannot act independently on the smart motorway concerns raised by MPs this week, CEO Nick Harris has conceded.

National Highways consults on A14 Junction

02/11/2021

National Highways has launched a consultation on proposals for the busy A14 Copdock Interchange in Suffolk.

National Highways names new operations director

01/11/2021

Duncan Smith has been appointed as National Highways executive director for operations.

Clarity awaited over £8bn Thames tunnel costs

22/10/2021

National Highways has yet to formalise a re-profiling of spending and delivery of the Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) following delays to the launch date.

MP backs A585 scheme and calls for more works

19/10/2021

A former transport minister has hailed progress on a £150m road scheme and suggested that further road building in the area may be necessary, despite predictions it could increase traffic.

M4 junction scheme opens after council stumps up £5m

18/10/2021

A £17m scheme near Swindon, which aims to tackle congestion and help unlock thousands of new homes, has now opened to traffic.

War of words and intentions over bridge works pause

18/10/2021

A district council leader has accused National Highways of pushing ahead with plans to infill or demolish ‘much loved local landmarks’, despite the Government supposedly calling a halt to the policy.

A358 upgrade 'has been a long time coming'

13/10/2021

National Highways has launched a consultation for the upgrade of the A358 in Somerset, seven years after prime minister David Cameron announced that the scheme would be one of three major schemes in the key A303 corridor.

National Highways pledges to consult over bridge works

07/10/2021

National Highways has said any resumption of its paused programme of infilling and demolition of historic bridges will see all schemes reviewed by a new stakeholder group and planning permission sought ‘where appropriate’.

National Highways plays down 'snooping' fears

07/10/2021

Campaigners have slammed an ‘incredibly sinister’ £90m contract to carry out security services for National Highways, suggesting it could encourage firms to snoop on anyone planning protests against the Lower Thames Crossing.

Work starts on long-awaited £135m A303 scheme

06/10/2021

National Highways has started work the £135m scheme to upgrade the A303 between Sparkford and Ilchester.

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