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Junction work gets go-ahead on A1

01/12/2011

A vital scheme to improve two junctions on the A1 at Elkesley, Nottinghamshire, has been given the go-ahead by Roads Minister Mike Penning following a public inquiry.

New safety improvements to be implemented on A1

10/06/2013

A new scheme to improve safety along the A1 in Cambridgeshire is due to start next summer.

Road improvements to take place in north east

30/04/2014

The Highways Agency is set to carry out a major programme of road improvements in the north east, including work on the A1 north-south corridor between Leeming and Berwick.

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.

Roads Minister marks start of work on A1

11/09/2014

Work has started on a £61 million improvement scheme that will see lane capacity increased from two to three lanes in each direction on the A1.

Government forging ahead with northern transport strategy

01/06/2015

The government has confirmed that it will spend £13 billion on transforming transport in the north – including making major improvements to the A1, M62, M1 and A555 and looking at building a road tunnel under the Peak District.

New Catterick junction opens

17/11/2015

A new Catterick Central junction has opened – marking a major phase in the construction of the A1 Leeming to Barton scheme.

Highways England to reveal A1 upgrade plans

10/05/2016

Highways England will be providing further details about its plans to upgrade a 13 mile section of the A1 in Northumberland at a series of public events.

Historical finds from A1 upgrade go on display

16/05/2016

An exhibition of artefacts found by archaeologists as part of a major project to upgrade the A1 to a motorway in North Yorkshire have gone on display at Richmondshire Museum.

Sinkhole causes A1 disruption

27/06/2016

A stretch of the A1 near Newcastle and Gateshead will not reopen until Wednesday (29 June) after a 6.5 metre sinkhole opened under the carriageway.

McLoughlin opens £61m A1 upgrade

07/07/2016

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has officially opened a £61 million A1 upgrade near Gateshead today (7 July 2016).  

New resurfacing technology used on A1

04/08/2016

New technology has been used by contractor A-one+ to resurface just over a mile of the A1 at Brownieside in Northumberland.

New section of A1 to open

24/08/2016

The largest Highways England roads project under construction in the country – the A1 Leeming to Barton improvement scheme – will open to traffic early next month (September).

Cleveland Bridge install eight bridges as part of A1 upgrade

22/11/2016

Cleveland Bridge UK (CBUK) has completed the installation of eight bridges as part of the upgrade of the A1 in North Yorkshire.

£5m boost for new A1 junction

07/12/2016

Highways England has announced a funding boost of £5 million for a new junction on the A1 in Lincolnshire.

Highways England seeks new upgrade for A14 - to Mway status

11/09/2018

Highways England is to apply for an 18-mile section of the A14 in Cambridgeshire to be classified as a motorway when its £1.5bn upgrade is complete.

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