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Video reveals how Dartford Tunnel safety system will operate

30/03/2015

A video that shows how the new safety system at the Dartford Crossing will work has been released by the Highways Agency.

Shortlist revealed in barrier competition

30/03/2015

The Highways Agency has revealed the shortlist for its competition to design and produce noise barriers that can be used on the strategic road network.

New £5.5m bridge to open on M56

26/03/2015

A new £5.5 million bridge over the M56 near Manchester Airport is due to open to drivers next Wednesday (1 April 2015).

Office of Rail Regulation to be renamed Office of Rail and Road

24/03/2015

The Office of Rail Regulation will change its name to the Office of Rail and Road from 1 April 2015.

New headquarters for Highways England

19/03/2015

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has officially opened the new headquarters of Highways England – the government-owned company that will take over the running of England’s motorways and A-roads from 1 April 2015.

Work on Chelmer viaduct begins

18/03/2015

A £28 million road scheme to increase capacity along the Chelmer viaduct on the A138 in Essex has started.

Work on A5-M1 link road starts

16/03/2015

Construction work on the £162.1 million A5-M1 link road has started.

April start for Highways England

12/03/2015

Highways England, a new government-owned company that will take over the running of England’s motorways and A-roads, will go live from 1 April 2015.

Spaghetti Junction repair work extended

12/03/2015

Vital repairs to Birmingham’s Spaghetti Junction will take longer than expected after Highways Agency engineers discovered clusters of damage around loadbearing supports and joints.  

Video shows Dart Charge progress

04/03/2015

New footage has been released that shows the removal of the payment barriers at the Dartford Crossing.

Pets killed on roads will be identified

03/03/2015

Transport Minister John Hayes has announced that pets killed on roads will have to be collected, identified and their owners notified by the Highways Agency.

Thousands being chased after failing to pay Dart Charge

26/02/2015

More than 55,000 penalty charges remain unpaid from December after drivers failed to pay the Dart Charge at the Dartford Crossing.

Balfour Beatty to carry out M40 junction improvements

18/02/2015

Balfour Beatty has won a contract to carry out £11.6 million worth of improvements to junction 12 of the M40.

Work to start on £100m M25 junction improvement

18/02/2015

A £100 million project to improve a junction on the M25 will start next weekend.

Campaign to highlight what Red X means

12/02/2015

The Highways Agency has launched a campaign that tells drivers what to do when they see a Red X sign displayed after almost a third of road users admitted they did not know. 

Creation of Highways England confirmed

12/02/2015

Plans to turn the Highways Agency into a government-owned company have been confirmed today (12 February 2015) after the Infrastructure Act received Royal Assent.  

Contractors invited to re-tender for five ASCs

11/02/2015

The Highways Agency has set out a revised timetable for contractors bidding for asset support contracts (ASCs) in areas 1, 4, 12, 13 and 14.

£2.7m to be spent on road markings

09/02/2015

A £2.7 million scheme to replace road markings and studs on four key roads in the north east has started.

Jobs boost for EM

06/02/2015

EM Highway Services has created more than 200 design jobs as it gets ready to deliver the Highways Agency’s Gearing Up for Growth Programme.

HA ends tender process on £800m ASC contracts

05/02/2015

The Highways Agency has told contractors that it is ending the current tender process for asset support contracts in Areas 1, 13 and 14 after some of the elements of the bids “raised concern”.

Highways jobs

Traffic Signals Engineer/Senior Engineer

Bath & North East Somerset Council
£30,507 - £37,849 pa (career grade)
We have a vacancy for a career graded Traffic Signals Engineer / Senior Engineer role over two separate levels of progression.  Keynsham, Bristol
Recruiter: Bath & North East Somerset Council

Roadworker Ganger

City of York Council
£21,400 to £23,793 per annum
The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of a variety of works to highways, footways, major transport projects schemes as... York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Roadworker

City of York Council
£19,875 to £20,975 per annum
You will have some experience in assisting in delivering civil engineering projects. York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Cemeteries Operative

Northumberland County Council
£19,554 - £21,166
Cemeteries Operative, based at Tweedmouth Depot, Berwick Tweedmouth Depot, Berwick Upon Tweed
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Project Engineer - Thirsk

North Yorkshire County Council
£24,313 to £34,788 
If you have experience in highway design and dealing with the public, we would love to hear from you.    Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Transport Network Monitoring Officer

City of York Council
£10.30 per hour
Do you have previous knowledge/experience of Computer Network Transport Systems? York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Utility Liaison Officer

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
£31,434 - £34,986 per annum
You will also be responsible for agreeing all relevant inspection and permit fee charges with utility companies including... Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Assistant Director Planning & Transportation

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
£81,495 per annum 
Looking for a highly accomplished, ambitious and determined Chartered Town Planner to join the Growth Directorate’s leadership team.  Tameside, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Highways Maintenance Technician    

Worcestershire County Council
£25,540 up to £27,229 (plus payment for occasional out of hours working) 
Using your knowledge and experience in highways maintenance you will support and advise your colleagues and contractors. Worcestershire
Recruiter: Worcestershire County Council

Driver/Attendant

Redbridge London Borough Council
£21,591 per annum pro-rated for 20 hours and term time.
Experience in transporting students or Special Clients such as elderly or persons with disabilities is preferred. Ilford, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Redbridge London Borough Council

Technical Assistant – Network Information and Compliance

North Yorkshire County Council
£18,426 to £22,021
Do you have experience of using, researching, interpreting and communicating about both legal and technical documents?  North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Senior Conservation Officer

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£32,643 - £45,704 depending on skills
Do you want to work in one of London’s most exciting historic environments, leading on listed buildings and conservation areas? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Climate Change Programme Manager

North West Leicestershire District Council
Band H, up to £42,683
North West Leicestershire is a great place to live, work and visit and we are clear about our ambition for the council to be carbon neutral by 2030. Coalville, Leicestershire
Recruiter: North West Leicestershire District Council

Director of Place

London Borough of Bexley
Starting salary £147k
This is a key leadership role within the organisation, with a varied portfolio that includes
Recruiter: London Borough of Bexley

Economic Resilience Project Development Manager (Town Centres)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£42,683 - £44,632
We are looking for talented person to join our ambitious and highly collaborative team. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Highways Operative

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£18,426 to £21,166
We are looking for Highways Operatives who have experience in a range of the following... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Waste Collection Operative - Loaders / HGV Drivers (Hays Recruitment)

Chelmsford City Council
Please see our Partner Organisation's advert for details
Looking for the right candidates who can help them to provide a waste collection service to their residents across Chelmsford. Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Senior Street Lighting Engineer

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£35,246 - £45,704 depending on skills, knowledge and experience
Are you looking for working arrangements that enhance your work-life balance? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Estate Maintenance Operative

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
Starting Salary is £21,210 depending on skills, knowledge and experience
You will be in daily contact with members of the public and will be expected to assist bereaved family members in a sympathetic manner. London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Inspection and Enforcement Officer

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£29,738 - £39,555 depending on skills, knowledge and experience
Are you looking for working arrangements that enhance your work-life balance? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

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