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Investment in roads will create almost 10,000 jobs

12/11/2013

Transport Minister Robert Goodwill has announced that almost 10,000 construction jobs will be created next year as a result of more than £1.9 billion of investment in Britain’s roads.

bmJV starts work on M1 smart motorway project

12/11/2013

Work on the M1 smart motorway scheme has started ahead of schedule.

Golden anniversary at Dartford Crossing

18/11/2013

The 50th anniversary of the opening of the west bore tunnel at the Dartford Crossing has been marked today (Monday 18 November).

National networks policy outlined by DfT

04/12/2013

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation on a draft national policy statement for the national road and rail networks.

Skanska to start work on M1 Junction 19

11/12/2013

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has approved a £190 million project that will see Skanska start work on the M1 junction improvement scheme in January 2014.  

Highways Agency delivers smart motorways message

20/12/2013

'Get smart, know your motorways' – that's the message from the Highways Agency as it makes increasing use of technology to make journeys smoother and more reliable for road users.

Government backs smartphone app to pinpoint potholes

24/12/2013

A smartphone app that allows users to report potholes has been revamped.

Minister visits Connect Plus for winter resilience check up

23/12/2013

Connect Plus, the company which finances, operates and upgrades the 400km M25 network on behalf of the Highways Agency, welcomed Roads Minister Robert Goodwill last week.

Minister opens smart motorway in south west

15/01/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has officially opened the south west’s first smart motorway.

Study seeking better roads for East Anglia

20/01/2014

The Department for Transport (DfT) has commissioned an official study that will look at ways of improving roads in East Anglia.  

Views sought on £6bn funding pot

22/01/2014

The Department for Transport (DfT) is seeking views on how £5.8 billion funding for local highways maintenance should be distributed.

Minister urges highways supply chain to be ready for £24bn road investment

10/02/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has called on the industry to get ready for a large increase in work ahead of the government’s biggest investment in the road network since the 1970s.

Work to repair M2 hole now complete

20/02/2014

Work to repair a 15-foot deep dene hole that forced the closure of the M2 last week has been completed.

IHE president responds to government statement on roads maintenance

27/02/2014

The president of the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) has responded to the government’s call for action to the highways supply chain.

Cycle safety campaign launched

24/03/2014

A cycle safety campaign is being launched across five cities in the UK.

Highways Agency announces A14 proposals

07/04/2014

Plans for the £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme moved a step closer today (7 April) with the launch of a 10-week consultation announced by the Highways Agency.  

Roads Minister to open Seeing is Believing

10/04/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill will officially open this year’s Seeing is Believing.

Foreign hauliers comply with new levy

15/04/2014

Thousands of foreign lorry drivers who operate in the UK have registered to pay the new HGV levy and are paying the charge.

New section of smart motorway opens

30/04/2014

The latest section of smart motorway has opened on the M25 in Kent and Surrey today (Wednesday 30 April).

A5-M1 link road work to start

01/05/2014

Work will get underway this month on the A5-M1 link road improvement scheme.

Number of road signs could be reduced

01/05/2014

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced new plans to allow local councils the freedom to cut down the number of road markings and signs in the UK.

A21 dualling given go ahead

01/05/2014

A scheme to upgrade a 2.5 mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury from single to dual carriageway has been given the go ahead.

New Corby link road to open

19/05/2014

The new multi-million pound Corby link road will officially open this Friday (23 May).

Goodwill announces preferred option for A19/A184 Testos improvement project

03/06/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has announced the preferred option for the A19/A184 Testos junction improvement scheme, south of Newcastle.

Contract awarded for A1 widening scheme

03/06/2014

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract to widen the A1 Western bypass on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Government supports “fairer” roads funding for Surrey

05/06/2014

A former minister and Surrey’s deputy leader have convinced the government that the county should get a fairer deal on road funding.

New drug driving laws to come into force

03/07/2014

Tough new measures to crack down on the menace of drug driving moved a step closer today (Thursday 3 July 2014) after the government issued new guidance to healthcare professionals.

Roads Minister to consider call for ‘National Cycling & Highways Agency’

17/06/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has agreed to consider amendments to the new Infrastructure Bill that would ensure cycling was included in the remit of the proposed restructured Highways Agency.

Balfour Beatty awarded A21 dualling scheme

11/07/2014

The dualling of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury moved a step closer today (Friday 11 July) with the appointment of Balfour Beatty as the contractor.

Roads Minister wants local roads to be managed cost effectively

01/10/2014

EXCLUSIVE: Roads Minister Robert Goodwill says there will be no rewarding bad practice when it comes to deciding capital maintenance allocations for local authorities.

New congestion busting guidance launched

14/11/2014

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published new guidance that will help reduce congestion and speed up the completion of roadworks.

Roads Minister opens Seeing is Believing

19/11/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill officially opened this year's Seeing is Believing on Wednesday (19 November 2014) – Europe’s only event for indoor showcasing of highway products as well as outdoor demonstrations and testing in all lighting conditions.

Roads Minister visits gritting salt supplier

26/11/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill visited one of England’s largest suppliers of gritting salt as work continues to ensure the transport system is ready for any severe weather.

Petrol price signs to be displayed on motorways

03/12/2014

Signs that display the price of fuel at service stations will soon start appearing on motorways.

Digital road map could help with future highways maintenance

25/02/2015

A digital road map that has been developed by the Department for Transport (DfT) and Ordnance Survey (OS) could help with future highway improvements and maintenance.

New drug driving law introduced

03/03/2015

A new law to make it easier for police to catch and convict drug drivers has come into effect in England and Wales.

Beverley southern relief road opens

13/03/2015

A new relief road in Yorkshire has been officially opened.

Robert Goodwill reappointed Transport Minister

13/05/2015

Robert Goodwill has been reappointed as the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the DfT in the post election ministerial reshuffle.

Government wants increase in walking and cycling

29/03/2016

The government has launched a blueprint to encourage more people to walk and cycle.

DfT announces £21m green transport funding

24/05/2016

Councils across the country have won almost £21 million of funding from the government to promote green forms of transport, including cycling and walking.

DfT launches £60m sustainable transport fund

06/07/2016

Local authorities are being invited to bid for a share of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) £60 million green Sustainable Travel Access Fund.

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