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The A14 story part 4: The strength beneath the structure

14/10/2020

The latest in our A14 series comes from the team at Tensar, whose reinforced soil systems were used extensively on the Highways England improvement project, delivering permanent structures for junction improvements and load bearing abutments for temporary bridges.

The A14 story part 3: From two wheels to four legs

02/10/2020

The third in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes briefings on the award winning A14 scheme from the team at Atkins tells how motorists, walkers, cyclists and horse-riders are all benefiting from the upgrade.

The A14 story part 2: Economy plus ecology

23/09/2020

The second in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes briefings on the award winning A14 scheme from the team at Atkins. This week Highways hears about how a legacy of wildlife habitat innovations was achieved.

The A14 story: The team moves digital forward

16/09/2020

In the first of a series of articles from Atkins on its role in the award winning Highways England A14 scheme, the team discuss how their pioneering approach to digital technologies is a further legacy of the project.

Waste not - 10,000 tonnes of ash used in A14 scheme

08/07/2020

More than 10,000 tonnes of ash from Drax, the UK’s biggest power station, was used in the early completion of the UK’s biggest road scheme.

Highways England hails A14 success as it opens six months early

06/02/2020

The A14 improvement scheme – Britain’s biggest road project – is set to open more than half a year early, Highways England has announced.

As one A14 opens, another closes

10/12/2019

Highways England has closed a part of the old A14 in Huntingdon to begin the removal of the viaduct in the town.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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 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.

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. 

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.

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.

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