RIS 2

Government successfully defends RIS 2 from legal challenge

28/07/2021

The Government has successfully defended its £27bn plans for Highways England's second Road Investment Strategy from a High Court legal challenge after the judge dismissed an application for a judicial review.

Thames Crossing funding still opaque as new consultation launched

15/07/2021

The roads regulator has criticised Highways England for failing to quantify the impact of delays to the Lower Thames Crossing on its budget for the current Road Investment Strategy.

Exclusive: Ministers dump VED pledge and strip local roads of billions

30/11/2020

The Government appears to have abandoned its commitment to create a National Roads Fund (NRF) through the hypothecation of vehicle excise duty (VED), undoing a long-standing promise without informing MPs or the public.

Highways England publishes RIS 2 road map

21/08/2020

Highways England has published its long-awaited Delivery Plan for the £27bn 2020-2025 Road Investment Strategy, which includes a pledge to open 52 schemes and start work on 12 new major road projects.

Highways England looks to fix M60 'missing link'

25/06/2020

The only motorway in England which drivers need to leave to continue their journey on the same motorway could be about to get its missing link in the form of a redesigned interchange.

Winners of £300m Highways England framework announced

17/06/2020

Highways England has awarded a new Specialist Professional and Technical Services framework valued at up to £300m over four years.

Comment: RIS 2 and the new normal

15/04/2020

Former Department for Transport director and current director of the RAC Foundation, Steve Gooding (pictured), discusses the recent release of the second road investment strategy (RIS 2) for Highways England in light of COVID-19.

DfT shelves flagship schemes in RIS 2

13/03/2020

The Department for Transport and Highways England appear to have dropped at least two previously trumpeted major schemes in the second Road Investment Strategy.

RIS 2 drops focus on roads with low safety rating

13/03/2020

The new Road Investment Strategy (RIS) does not include a target to improve roads with a low safety rating, after Highways England admitted that it is likely to miss the target in the current RIS.

Road Investment Strategy 2 published: £27.4bn 2020-2025

11/03/2020

The Government has published the long-awaited Road Investment Strategy for 2020 to 2025 (RIS 2), with a budget of £27.4bn.

ORR warns over transition as Highways England awaits RIS 2

11/11/2019

Highways England’s regulator has warned of a difficult transition between the current five-year Road Investment Strategy (RIS) and its second instalment (2020-2025), which remains unpublished.

Don't cut back on SRN stewardship, Gooding warns next government

11/11/2019

A key industry figure has warned the next government not to cut back on ‘vital’ maintenance and renewals for the strategic road network, if it reviews the scale of the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS 2).

DfT pulls out the stops on roads projects

30/09/2019

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that a raft of road schemes have been given the go ahead with  £100m and put into immediate construction.

Exclusive: HE chief provides update on RIS

23/11/2016

Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan remains confident that the government owned company will deliver the £15 billion Roads Investment Strategy (RIS) between now and 2020.

Plans for RIS 2 gathering pace

18/08/2016

Six strategic studies will inform the development of the government’s second Road Investment Strategy (RIS 2).  

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