National Highways

National Highways secures £50m digital transformation partnership

12/04/2024

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

13/03/2024

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

28/02/2024

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

22/02/2024

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

22/02/2024

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

22/02/2024

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’

14/02/2024

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'

14/02/2024

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

13/02/2024

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

31/01/2024

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.

Harris: Smart motorway refuge planning 'very advanced'

24/01/2024

National Highways boss Nick Harris has told MPs that the government-owned company has still only retrofitted 13 emergency areas (EAs) on smart motorways but insisted he is ‘confident’ of meeting the target of 150 by next March.

Worth the weight: National Highways installs 92-tonne footbridge on M25

22/01/2024

National Highways is halfway through the installation of a new 91-metre, 92 tonne footbridge across the M25 in Surrey, part of its £317m Junction 10 upgrade.

Stopped vehicle detection hits target but 85% of testing data unusable

18/12/2023

National Highways has made significant progress on smart motorway safety according to a new report from the roads monitor however concerns remain about the strength of the underlying testing data.

ORR tells National Highways 'time is running out' on safety target

18/12/2023

National Highways is off course to meet its key safety target of halving KSIs by 2025 - compared to a 2005 to 2009 average baseline - and been told by England's road monitor to draw up an urgent action plan.

Three winners in competition to 'ease the pain of roadworks’

06/12/2023

National Highways is to trial three winning ideas from its roadworks innovation competition, which aims to use the latest technology to help ‘ease the pain of roadworks’.

National Highways to spend £75m on 'transformation and change'

17/11/2023

National Highways is seeking a partner 'to deliver transformation and change services in our business' for up to five years in a deal valued at £75m.

MJ Church and National Highways make light work of bridge load

14/11/2023

A £4.6m refurbishment of a bridge spanning the M5 is set to be completed a month ahead of schedule.

Precast concrete barriers help Midlands safety scheme open early

13/11/2023

Safety improvements at the M40/M42 interchange are due to be completed several months earlier than planned, National Highways has said.

Four projects enter final stage of National Highways' low carbon competition

13/11/2023

Plans for carbon-negative aggregate and smart fibre reinforced plastic bridge beams are among those in the final stage of National Highways' Accelerating Low Carbon Innovation competition.

Competition seeks to manage hazards better

09/11/2023

National Highways has launched a new innovation competition offering businesses with new ideas on how to manage hazards across its network up to £90,000 to develop their concepts.

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Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

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£25,119 - £26,873
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£35,745 - £40,221
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£32,076 to £35,745 per annum
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Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

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£24,294 – £25,979 (SCP 7 – 11) (pro rata)
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Recruiter: Hyndburn Borough Council

Inspections Assistant

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Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Director of Highways and Transport

up to £111,550 (pay award pending)
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Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

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£22,737 - £23,893
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Recruiter: Lincolnshire County Council

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£25,119 - £33,024
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