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Highways Agency confirms start dates for £1.4bn of roads

14/04/2011

The Highways Agency has published a construction timetable for the 14 major road schemes worth £1.4bn due to start on site by 2015.

Lawyers want better signs to stop road accidents

05/05/2011

Two Welsh personal injury lawyers have launched a campaign to improve road safety by improving signs and layouts at notorious accident blackspots.

Repair row as A16 bypass fully opens

29/09/2011

The new £80m A16 Crowland bypass linking South Lincolnshire with Peterborough will finally be completed next month after cracks appeared in the road causing a four-mile stretch to be closed.

May Gurney buys highways plant specialist

10/11/2011

May Gurney has bought one of the country’s leading suppliers of highways maintenance plant and trucks for £34.9m.

Contractor needed for £50m road job

22/12/2011

Work on an important link road between Doncaster Robin Hood Airport and the M18 motorway could start next summer.

More competition in asphalt and aggies market

01/05/2012

The Competition Commission has ruled that Tarmac owner Anglo American and Lafarge must sell a large chunk of their operations before a proposed joint venture in the UK can go ahead.

Builder wanted for £24m link road

01/11/2012

Sheffield Council has started the hunt for a contractor to build a key link road for its Bus Rapid Transit North scheme between the city and Rotherham.

Carillion gets A465 start date

10/12/2012

Construction on the £150m dualling of the Brynmawr to Tredegar section of the A465 Heads of the Valleys road in Wales will finally start early next year thanks to an injection of European funding.

Cornwall finds an extra £2.5m for road repairs

24/01/2013

Cornwall Council will pump an extra £3.5m into repairing the county’s roads and improving flood defence schemes.

Roundabout improvements in Manchester

29/01/2013

An £800,000 Highways Agency project to improve safety along the M602 into Manchester and Salford will get underway next month.

Highways supports charity event

26/06/2013

Highways Magazine is supporting this year’s Construction Raceday which is being held on behalf of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity (LCIC).

Apprentices join Island Roads

19/09/2013

Six Islanders are on the road to a successful career in highways engineering and maintenance after taking up apprenticeships with Island Roads.

£2.5m traffic signals deal for Cumbria

07/10/2013

Cumbria County Council is looking for a specialist to carry-out repair and maintenance work to traffic signals across the region in a deal worth up to £2.5m.

Council to make £8.2m lights switch

17/10/2013

North East Lincolnshire Council has embarked on an £8.2m project that will see the borough’s street lights upgraded using more cost-effective state-of-art LED technology.

£500m boost for Northern Ireland roads

16/02/2012

The Northern Ireland Assembly has confirmed a £500m investment in improving its road network.

Transport Commissioner welcomes road safety culture

24/06/2014

London’s Transport Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy CBE has praised a programme designed to ensure that a road safety culture is embedded across the construction industry.

Pictures show construction progress on A556

24/02/2016

New pictures released by Highways England show construction of new bridges and other structures along the £192 million A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway.  

56,000 construction professionals needed by 2020

01/12/2016

More than 50,000 construction professionals, including 15,000 in the roads sector, are needed to deliver key infrastructure projects.  

New roads generate traffic - CPRE

20/03/2017

A new study examining the impacts of road schemes on traffic, the environment, economy, road safety and land use has concluded that they do nothing to alleviate congestion.

MPs slam Govt on outsourcing and call for PFI halt

09/07/2018

MPs have criticised the Government’s approach to outsourcing, accusing it of having a ‘preoccupation with cost’ while being unable to show it provides 'better services for less money.

Govt gets (virtually) real with £72m construction tech hub

04/12/2018

Ministers have announced a new £72m innovation hub to back their call for new techniques to be used in the construction industry.

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