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Toll plan for A14 improvements

15/12/2011

The Government has officially  launched a consultation exercise on plans to charge drivers to use an improved  A14 in Cambridgeshire.

A14 to become toll road

18/07/2012

Plans are being speeded-up for a major investment along the A14 corridor in Cambridgeshire including a new stretch of toll road.

Contractor appointed to A14 widening scheme

21/06/2013

A joint venture between BAM Nuttall and Morgan Sindall has been confirmed as winners of the main construction contract for the Kettering bypass in Northamptonshire.

A14 plans unveiled by Highways Agency

09/09/2013

The Highways Agency has published plans for a major road scheme to upgrade the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon.

A14 widening scheme to be designed by Mott MacDonald

10/09/2013

Mott MacDonald has been appointed to design the Highways Agency’s 4km widening of the A14 near Kettering in Northamptonshire, England.

Government outlines infrastructure plans

04/12/2013

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has confirmed that there will be no tolling on the planned A14 scheme between Cambridge and Huntingdon as the Government outlined its new National Infrastructure Plan.

Congestion busting contract to start on A14

15/06/2012

Advance work on a £20m contract designed to reduce congestion along the A14 in Cambridgeshire will start next month.

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.  

New bridge over A14 installed in two days

14/04/2014

A new cycle and pedestrian bridge over the A14 in Bury St Edmunds was installed in just 48 hours.

Road worker in critical condition after being hit by truck

19/08/2014

A road worker is in hospital with serious injuries after being run over by a dumper truck while working on the A14.

Hayes sees A14 improvements

31/10/2014

Transport Minister John Hayes has visited Britain’s busiest container port and a vital road – the A14 – which links it to the heart of England.

A14 improvements move step closer

04/02/2015

A planning application for the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme has been accepted by the government’s planning inspectorate.

A14 resurfacing work to take place

07/05/2015

Highways England is set to carry out resurfacing works on the A14 in Cambridgeshire.

Costain/Skanska JV awarded £600m A14 improvement scheme contract

03/06/2015

A Costain/Skanska joint venture will deliver two of the three sections of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme after being awarded a £600 million contract by Highways England.

JV wins £292m A14 upgrade scheme

21/09/2015

A Balfour Beatty/Carillion joint venture has been selected to deliver a £292 million construction package to upgrade the A14 between Swavesey and Milton as part of the wider A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

Balfour awarded £6.3m improvements project in Cambridgeshire

20/10/2015

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £6.3 million contract to carry out a package of works on the A14, M11 and A1307 in Cambridgeshire.

Tarmac wins £3m A12/A14 improvements contract

02/11/2015

Tarmac has been awarded a £3 million contract to carry out improvements on the A12 and A14 in Essex and Suffolk.

A14 scheme given green light

11/05/2016

The A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme will go ahead after the government granted approval.

Bids invited for A14 Community Fund

19/07/2016

Highways England is inviting people to apply for grants of up to £10,000 to help lock in the benefits of the A14 upgrade project that starts later this year.

Major works to start on £1.5bn A14 scheme

22/09/2016

Highways England will start main construction work on the £1.5 billion upgrade of the A14 in November.   

Matchtech to recruit for A14 improvement scheme

07/11/2016

Matchtech has been named as one of four preferred agencies to source contractors for the A14 improvement scheme.

Further details of £1.3bn road investment announced

28/11/2016

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has outlined further details of more than £1.3 billion of road improvements which were announced as part of the Autumn Statement last week.

Construction of £1.5bn A14 scheme starts

28/11/2016

Work on the £1.5 billion A14 upgrade in Cambridgeshire is officially underway.

Infrastructure investment pipeline reaches £500bn

05/12/2016

The Government has released details of its £500 billion infrastructure investment pipeline which includes major projects such as the Thames Tideway Tunnel and upgrading the A14. 

A14 scheme turns up 'astonishing array' of archaeological finds

28/03/2018

Highways England’s £1.5bn A14 project has discovered significant archaeological sites in Cambridgeshire.

Aggregate Industries wins £70m pavement contract for A14 scheme

10/05/2018

Aggregate Industries has won a £70m contract to deliver the surfacing works for England’s largest current road improvement project.

A14 viaduct removal 'creates new opportunities for Huntingdon'

14/06/2018

Highways England has released images of what the town of Huntingdon will look like once the old A14 viaduct is removed.

'Milestone moment' on A14 as Great Ouse viaduct takes shape

14/06/2018

A firm from North East England has achieved a ‘milestone moment’ on Britain’s largest current road upgrade with the installation of a central 39-metre viaduct beam across the River Great Ouse in Cambridgeshire.

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.

O'Sullivan pledges more automation as Govt launches £600bn pipeline

27/11/2018

Highways England’s chief executive has pledged to increase its use of automation and off-site construction during the next road investment period as ministers published a £600bn pipeline of infrastructure spending.

Driverless truck trialled on A14 project

02/05/2019

Self-driving trucks are being tested for the first time in England on the UK’s biggest road upgrade project on the A14.

A14 sees trial of video wall tech

15/05/2019

A new energy-efficient portable video wall developed by intelligent transport system solution manufacturer Bartco UK, in partnership with Highways England, has been launched.

Highways England names the date for A14 opening

07/11/2019

The 12-mile Huntingdon Southern Bypass – part of the UK’s biggest road upgrade – will open to traffic on Monday 9 December.

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