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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

Assistant Director Environment

£95,438
We are looking for a strategic and resilient leader to become our next Assistant Director of Environment here in Doncaster. Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Doncaster Council

Project Engineer – Scarborough or Whitby Area Office

£24,982 to £35,745
We have an exciting Project Engineer opportunity in our Scarborough or Whitby Highways Operational office. Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Ice Rink Manager

£29,724 - £32,757
We are looking for a friendly and approachable person to join our management team, who can... Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Officers

£25.137 - £26.520
Following a redesign of the service, we are now looking to appoint a number of exceptional candidates as Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Officers. Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Supervisors

£30.585 - £31.557
Following a redesign of the service, we are now looking to appoint two experienced candidates as Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Supervisors. Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Environment Improvement Officer

£24,982 - £27,041 per annum
For further information on the role please click. Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Assistant Director - Capital Projects, Building Services, Highways and Transport

£77,862 to £93,434 per annum
You will lead a diverse range of services and will be responsible for the delivery of an ambitious and varied Capital Programme of... Darlington, Durham
Recruiter: Darlington Borough Council

Senior Assistant Engineer (Network Management)

£32,234 to £34,728
There are 2 roles available and each role will be pivotal to the Council in delivering statutory duties which fall... Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Team Leader (Network Development)

£37,890 to £40,876
Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who... Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Assistant Project Engineer

£27,741 - £29,577 per annum
Do you have a passion for civil engineering and construction? Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Clerk of Works [JE1119]

£30,451 – £34,728
We are looking for a Clerk of Works to join our expanding team, supporting the Senior Engineers to deliver on... Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruiter: Milton Keynes Council

CPP Engineer

£19,698 to £35,745
We have developed a career progression pathway with four stages with a well-defined framework for... Cheshire
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Senior HSEQ Advisor

£35,745
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join North Yorkshire County Council's Shared Health and Safety Service to... North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Service Change Officer - Street Scene

Competitive Salary
The Service Change Team supports Street Scene in improving and delivering high quality services to... Colindale, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Information and Monitoring Officer

£26,025 - £38,616 per annum depending on skills
Would you like a role in shaping the planning policies of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Senior Officer - Parking

£35,745 - £40,876 per annum
As a Senior Parking Officer (Parking Enforcement) you will be responsible for managing parking contracts relating to the issue of... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Traffic Engineer

£39,880 - £42,821 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent experience in Traffic Management and Engineering, or related discipline, to... Pembroke, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Recruiter: Pembrokeshire County Council

Principal Highway Development Management Officer

£32,910
We seek an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our small and busy team dealing with all aspects of highway development management. East Riding of Yorkshire
Recruiter: East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Graduate Bridge Engineer

£22,183 to £25,481 per annum
We are happy to consider all applicants at degree level as well as HND (level 5) higher apprentices. Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Bridge Inspector / Senior Technician

£22,183 to £25,481 per annum
The role primarily includes the following activities... Taunton, Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

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