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National Highways builds a £2m legacy with Black Cat scheme


National Highways has announced 11 community projects have won cash in the first round of bidding to the £2m 'legacy fund' attached to its flagship £1bn A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet scheme.

National Highways saves the Biodiversity Day


National Highways is on course to achieve its commitment of no net loss of biodiversity 2025.

National Highways: Putting roads at the heart of our net zero future


National Highways director of environmental stability Stephen Elderkin says supporting net zero construction and committing to low carbon materials is key to this decarbonisation.

Harper gives green light to £200m M3 scheme


Transport secretary Mark Harper has granted a development consent order (DCO) for National Highways’ delayed £200m M3 Junction 9 scheme.

Hi-tech warning system used to protect workers on A52


National Highways used new technology to protect workers carrying out essential works on a section of the A52 in Nottinghamshire, following threats from the public.

National Highways announced as 'headline partner' for Traffex


National Highways has been announced as the headline content partner for Traffex this month, taking place for the first time at the CBS Arena in Coventry on May 22 and 23.

How do you get a bridge into a wind tunnel?


National Highways has modelled plans for a new central reservation barrier on the M4 Prince of Wales using a wind tunnel.

National Highways' Heroes: Traffic officer service celebrates 20 years


National Highways’ traffic officer service celebrates its 20th anniversary on Friday (26 April), having increased tenfold over the two decades.

National Highways refuses to disclose smart motorway SVD status


National Highways has refused to disclose how many of its failing smart motorway safety systems have nevertheless been cleared for permanent operation.

Nineteen-mile detour as M25 faces new closure


A section of the M25 will be shut for a full weekend for the second time this year as work on National Highways’ £317m Junction 10 scheme continues.

National Highways secures £50m digital transformation partnership


Digital services provider Version 1 has been named as National Highways' 'strategic long-term partner for managed services and collaboration'.

Return of the white water lilies? Fresh work to boost biodiversity


National Highways is helping fund a major Devon County Council scheme to de-silt a lake within a Site of Special Scientific Interest alongside the A38. 

Exclusive: One million hours of delays in six months - M25 scheme impact revealed


New data obtained by Highways shows the impact of the £317m M25 Junction 10 scheme, with vehicles delayed by nearly a quarter of a million hours in just one month.

Transport secretary names new National Highways chair


Sir Gareth Rhys Williams has been appointed by the transport secretary as the new National Highways chair.

Government wins in Court of Appeal on £450m worth of schemes


Court of Appeal judges have given the go-ahead on development consent orders (DCOs) for three National Highways schemes potentially worth a total of £450m. 

£100m M27 scheme at risk


A proposal to revamp junction 10 of the M27 in Hampshire to support the Welborne Garden Village development is under threat due to escalating costs.

Harris leads anti-littering campaign to address 'social problem’


National Highways has launched a 'long-awaited' campaign to highlight its work to deal with litter dropped along its network as it faces a trial in September over the issue.

ORR opens full investigation into National Highways after 'recurring issues'


The roads monitor has opened up a wide-ranging investigation into National Highways' performance, which it says has dipped in a number of areas.

Met Office helps keep the show on the road


Met Office meteorologists based at National Highways’ NTOC National Traffic Operations Centre have helped the government-owned company progress one of its major enhancement schemes, despite the threat of adverse conditions.

National Highways sits on scheme delay data


National Highways has refused to disclose data on the impact of its £317m M25 Junction 10 scheme, as it warned of further disruption throughout the coming year.

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Senior Transport Planner

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Senior Transport Planner Peterborough / Hybrid working   28 days' annual leave plus bank holidays Company car or car allowance plus fuel or charge ... Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Highway Inspections Technical Support Officer

Staffordshire County Council
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Light Vehicle Mechanic

Grade 8 £14.26 - £15.25 per hour
We are looking for a highly motivated Light Vehicle Mechanic to join our County Transport team Derbyshire
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Light Vehicle Mechanic

Grade 8 £14.26 - £15.25 per hour
We are looking for a highly motivated Light Vehicle Mechanic to join our County Transport team Derbyshire / Ambergate
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Programme Assistant (Capital Programme Team) - WMF1265e

Grade 9 £32,076 - £33,024
The Capital Programme team is responsible for the core delivery of the Council’s c.£60m/year Capital Programme Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

Project Manager - Parking Services - WMF1269e

Project Manager - Parking Services - WMF1269e
Would you like to be part of our journey and make a positive impact on our area? Cumbria
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Highways Engagement Officer - WMF1266e

£32,076 - £33,024
We are excited to offer this permanent opportunity covering the 3 locality areas of Westmorland and Furness Council Cumbria
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Supervising Technician

£33,024.00 - £35,745.00, Grade 8, 37 hours, Permanent
We are an award winning enthusiastic team who pride themselves on providing a top class Transport Service. Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Heavy Goods Vehicle / Light Vehicle Mechanic

£14.26 - £15.25 per hour – (2024/25 pay award pending) plus market leading package (see below)
You will need to be suitably experienced, hold a minimum of an NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) vocational County Transport – Brimington Workshops
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Highways Area Steward - WMF1272e

Grade 11 £35,745 - £36,648 Package
We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take that next step in their career Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

Civil Enforcement Officers

£23,893 - £25,119
We’re looking for Civil Enforcement officers to join our parking services team. Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire Council

Senior Projects Engineer

£49,854 - £56,565 per annum
Deliver projects that elevate everyday life in a Royal Borough. Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Highway Adoptions and Agreements Technician

£32,076 - £33,945
North Northamptonshire is growing and evolving rapidly as a Council and as a Community. Northampton, Northamptonshire
Recruiter: North Northamptonshire Council

Traffic Installation Technician

Traffic Installation TechnicianWhen you join our Engineering Team at Telent, you'll be empowered to innovate and drive common solutions, working close England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
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Highway Permit Scheme Manager

£42,403 - £48,474 per annum . Incremental progression subject to performance
We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our Highway Works Permit Team Solihull, West Midlands
Recruiter: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Community Highway Officer

£36,648 - £41,418
It’s an exciting time to join our Highways Team. Staffordshire
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Community Highway Technician

£36,648- £41,418
It’s an exciting time to join our Highways Team. Staffordshire
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Information Engineer

£42,403 - £46,464
It's an exciting time to join our Highways Team. Staffordshire
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Chargehand Driver HGV x6

£36,100 - £37,384
Street Services provides a highly important service to all the borough’s residents and visitors Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Highways Development Control Manager

£50,512 - £53,204 plus benefits.
A permanent opportunity has arisen within the Highways Development Control Team. Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

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