RIS 2

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between the current five-year Road Investment Strategy (RIS) and its second instalment (2020-2025), which remains unpublished.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).  

Highways jobs

Assistant Director Environment

£95,438
We are looking for a strategic and resilient leader to become our next Assistant Director of Environment here in Doncaster. Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Doncaster Council

Project Engineer – Scarborough or Whitby Area Office

£24,982 to £35,745
We have an exciting Project Engineer opportunity in our Scarborough or Whitby Highways Operational office. Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Ice Rink Manager

£29,724 - £32,757
We are looking for a friendly and approachable person to join our management team, who can... Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Officers

£25.137 - £26.520
Following a redesign of the service, we are now looking to appoint a number of exceptional candidates as Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Officers. Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Supervisors

£30.585 - £31.557
Following a redesign of the service, we are now looking to appoint two experienced candidates as Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Supervisors. Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Environment Improvement Officer

£24,982 - £27,041 per annum
For further information on the role please click. Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Assistant Director - Capital Projects, Building Services, Highways and Transport

£77,862 to £93,434 per annum
You will lead a diverse range of services and will be responsible for the delivery of an ambitious and varied Capital Programme of... Darlington, Durham
Recruiter: Darlington Borough Council

Senior Assistant Engineer (Network Management)

£32,234 to £34,728
There are 2 roles available and each role will be pivotal to the Council in delivering statutory duties which fall... Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Team Leader (Network Development)

£37,890 to £40,876
Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who... Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Assistant Project Engineer

£27,741 - £29,577 per annum
Do you have a passion for civil engineering and construction? Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Clerk of Works [JE1119]

£30,451 – £34,728
We are looking for a Clerk of Works to join our expanding team, supporting the Senior Engineers to deliver on... Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruiter: Milton Keynes Council

CPP Engineer

£19,698 to £35,745
We have developed a career progression pathway with four stages with a well-defined framework for... Cheshire
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Senior HSEQ Advisor

£35,745
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join North Yorkshire County Council's Shared Health and Safety Service to... North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Service Change Officer - Street Scene

Competitive Salary
The Service Change Team supports Street Scene in improving and delivering high quality services to... Colindale, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Information and Monitoring Officer

£26,025 - £38,616 per annum depending on skills
Would you like a role in shaping the planning policies of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Senior Officer - Parking

£35,745 - £40,876 per annum
As a Senior Parking Officer (Parking Enforcement) you will be responsible for managing parking contracts relating to the issue of... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Traffic Engineer

£39,880 - £42,821 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent experience in Traffic Management and Engineering, or related discipline, to... Pembroke, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Recruiter: Pembrokeshire County Council

Principal Highway Development Management Officer

£32,910
We seek an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our small and busy team dealing with all aspects of highway development management. East Riding of Yorkshire
Recruiter: East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Graduate Bridge Engineer

£22,183 to £25,481 per annum
We are happy to consider all applicants at degree level as well as HND (level 5) higher apprentices. Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Bridge Inspector / Senior Technician

£22,183 to £25,481 per annum
The role primarily includes the following activities... Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Highways Presents

Highways on Fridays

Register now!

Latest Issue

latest magazine issue

 

Highways England takes on tunnels

Also inside:

  • Legal analysis: What the Brexit trade agreement means for you
  • Maintenance: The heavy-duty kit making light work
View the latest issue

Latest Video