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CBI wants independence for Highways Agency


The CBI has backed calls for the Highways Agency to become an independent body as it blasted the Government for not having a strategic vision for the UK road network.

Driver fined for breaking HA road block


A driver from West Yorkshire has been fined £150 and handed a three point driving licence penalty after driving through a Highways Agency rolling road block on the M62 in Greater Manchester.

Highway Agency wants bidders for £560m traffic job


The Highways Agency is searching for firms to handle temporary traffic management on Britain’s highways.

Highways Agency appoints major projects director


The Highways Agency’s southern region projects chief has been promoted to head up major projects across the UK.

Agency launches sustainability plan


The Highways Agency has put sustainability at the heart of its operation with the launch of its Sustainable Development Plan.

Skanka and Atkins win new look HA contract


A Skanska-Atkins joint venture has scooped the first of the new generation of cost-cutting highways asset support contracts.

Sweeping reforms for national road network


Transport Secretary Justine Greening has launched plans for a sweeping reforming of the strategic road network including plans to attract more private finance for motorway and major A road improvements.

New retaining wall on A66


The Highways Agency is building a new retaining wall and improving safety barriers and drainage on a stretch of the A66 between Appleby-in-Westmorland and Warcop.

Highways deals worth £825m out to bid


The Highways Agency has put the Area 4 and Area 12 asset support contracts out to market.

Pinch point programme enters final stage


The Highways Agency is investing £98 million in an effort to remove bottlenecks and keep traffic moving on England’s motorways and major A roads.

Board changes at Highways Agency


The Highways Agency has announced the appointment of two new directors.

DfT release transport statistics


The Department for Transport (DfT) has released statistics that show the reliability of journeys on the Highways Agency’s strategic road network, in the year ending March 2013.

Mott MacDonald JV to work on A63 design scheme


The Mott MacDonald Grontmij joint venture (MMG JV) has been invited to develop design proposals for the £160 million upgrade of the A63 Castle Street in Hull.

New strategies for motorways and major roads


Three of England’s key motorways and major ‘A’ roads will benefit from more robust long term investment planning, the Government has revealed.

Highways Agency lifts roadworks ahead of bank holiday


People travelling during the late May bank holiday weekend will benefit from over 98% of England’s motorways and major A-roads being free of roadworks.

Changes to Area 8 tender process


The Highways Agency is changing the tender process for its Area 8 assets support contract after discovering that company bids contained “irregularities”.

M6 bridge to be strengthened


A £2.6 million refurbishment of an M6 motorway bridge near Tebay in Cumbria will start next month.

Highways Agency calls for caution at roadworks


The Highways Agency is urging drivers to take extra care and obey speed limits at roadworks.

HA chief executive wants investment in infrastructure


Highways Agency chief executive Graham Dalton has called on the industry to rise to the challenge if the Government announces major investment in infrastructure during the Spending Review tomorrow (26 June).

Dalton welcomes Highways Agency move


Highways Agency chief executive Graham Dalton has welcomed the move to transform the organisation into a publicly owned corporation.

Costain awarded £34m Highways Agency contract


Costain has been awarded an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contract by the Highways Agency for the A160/A180 Port of Immingham improvement scheme in North Lincolnshire.

Managed motorway testing begins


The Highways Agency is carrying out five days of testing of the newly installed managed motorway systems on the M62.

A21 dualling project out to tender


Work to upgrade a 2.5 mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury from single to dual carriageway has been put out to tender by the Highways Agency.

EM could cut number of staff working on Area 3 contract


EnterpriseMouchel (EM) could cut the number of staff working on its Highways Agency Area 3 contract.

Drivers warned against misuse of managed motorways


Motorists are being urged to adhere to the law when it comes to using a new section of upgraded motorway on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Allerdene Bridge works progressing well


The Highways Agency is half way through the repair works project that it is carrying out on the Allerdene Bridge in Gateshead.

Thousands expected to use M6 and M54 for music festival


The Highways Agency is reminding road users to be prepared when travelling to this year’s V Festival.

Highways Agency renews vehicle recovery contract


The recovery of vehicles from England’s motorways and major A roads will continue to be carried out by FMG after the company renewed its contract with the Highways Agency.

Roadworks lifted for August bank holiday weekend


The majority of roadworks will be lifted for the August bank holiday weekend in an effort to keep traffic moving on England’s motorways and other strategic roads.

Amey awarded Area 6 ASC contract


Amey has been awarded the Highways Agency asset support contract (ASC) in Area 6.

M40 noise barrier moves a step closer


Ideas for a new form of noise barrier along parts of the M40 have taken a major step forward.

Barrier upgrade for A590


The Highways Agency will carry out a £280,000 upgrade of safety barriers along the eastbound carriageway of the A590 in Cumbria towards its junction with the M6.

A66 repairs to take place


A £356,000 Highways Agency project to repair and resurface a section of the A66 near Penrith in Cumbria will start next Monday (9 September).

A14 plans unveiled by Highways Agency


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


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

HA to launch new framework


The Highways Agency is set to outline plans for a new-style collaborative delivery framework at a suppliers’ day in Birmingham. 

Work underway on M6 managed motorway project


The Highways Agency has started advance works on the M6 junction 10a to 13 managed motorway all lane running scheme in the West Midlands.

Highways Agency signs new deal with Norbert Dentressangle


The Highways Agency has renewed its contract with supply chain management specialist Norbert Dentressangle until 2015.

Highways Agency calls on drivers to check their tyres


More than 15,000 breakdowns per year on English motorways are tyre-related, according to statistics released by the Highways Agency.

Footage highlights importance of safe driving at roadworks


Footage that shows the shocking consequences of motorists not slowing down or paying attention when driving through roadworks has been released by the Highways Agency.

Radio campaign calls on drivers to take care through roadworks


Leading road maintenance companies have joined together with the Highways Agency to launch a national radio campaign to ask drivers to ‘take extra care’ through roadworks.

£5bn Highways Agency framework up for grabs


A new-style collaborative delivery framework has been launched by the Highways Agency.    

Strong winds cause travel disruption


Gale force winds caused widespread disruption across the UK’s road network earlier this week.

Consultation over move to transform Highways Agency


A consultation over the transformation of the Highways Agency into a Government-owned company has been released.

Carillion wins M6 construction contract


Carillion has been awarded a £70.5 million construction contract for a smart motorway scheme on the M6 in Staffordshire.

New Highways Agency control centre


A new network control centre has been launched today (1 November) to assist with the maintenance and improvement of the Highways Agency’s roads in Central Southern England.

Smart motorways could be on their way to Manchester


The Highways Agency is consulting over plans to cut congestion and make journey times more reliable on the M60 and M62.

Investment in roads will create almost 10,000 jobs


Transport Minister Robert Goodwill has announced that almost 10,000 construction jobs will be created next year as a result of more than £1.9 billion of investment in Britain’s roads.

bmJV starts work on M1 smart motorway project


Work on the M1 smart motorway scheme has started ahead of schedule.

M60 ‘smart motorway’ plan axed by Highways Agency


Plans for more lanes on a section of the M60 in Manchester have been shelved by the Highways Agency.

Bids invited for A63 works


Contractors are being invited to bid for the A63 Castle Street improvement scheme in Hull where advance works include the exhumation of around 15,000 bodies from a burial ground.

Highways Agency issues high winds warning


The Highways Agency is advising road users to drive with caution as winds of up to 70mph are expected in several regions on Thursday (5 December) – during and beyond the morning rush hour.?

M602 improvement works to take place


An £800,000 Highways Agency project to tackle wear and tear along the M602 in Greater Manchester will start next week.

Seeing is Believing 2014 supported by Highways Agency


Next year’s Seeing is Believing is being supported by the Highways Agency.

Roadworks to be lifted over Christmas period


Virtually all of England’s motorways and major A-roads will be free of roadworks over the Christmas period.  

Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald wins considerate constructor award


Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald, which operates and maintains Area 4 on behalf of the Highways Agency, has been recognised as a considerate constructor.

M5 hard shoulder trial underway


The Highways Agency will start testing its newly-installed smart motorway systems on the hard shoulder of the M5 from today (Wednesday 18 December).

Highways Agency delivers smart motorways message


'Get smart, know your motorways' – that's the message from the Highways Agency as it makes increasing use of technology to make journeys smoother and more reliable for road users.

New motorway at Bruntingthorpe used by Highways Agency


Britain’s newest motorway has opened in Leicestershire – at the site of next year’s Seeing is Believing event. 

Companies invited to tender for asset support contracts


The Highways Agency has invited companies to tender for the asset support contracts (ASC) in Areas 4 and 12.

RoWSaF wins award


The Road Workers’ Safety Forum (RoWSaF) has won a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.

Minister visits Connect Plus for winter resilience check up


Connect Plus, the company which finances, operates and upgrades the 400km M25 network on behalf of the Highways Agency, welcomed Roads Minister Robert Goodwill last week.

M25 works progressing well


Schemes to upgrade the northern and southern sections of the M25 are progressing well with sections of ‘smart motorway’ set to go live from spring 2014.  

EM Highway Services wins Area 9 contract


EM Highway Services has been awarded a £599 million asset support contract (ASC) that will see it operate, maintain and improve the strategic road network in the West Midlands

Highways Agency appoints two non-executive directors


Two leading transport experts have been appointed to the board of the Highways Agency as non-executive directors.

Highways Agency recognises best suppliers


The Highways Agency has announced the winners of its supplier recognition scheme.

Contractors invited to bid for M25/J30 scheme


The Highways Agency is inviting contractors to tender for the M25 J30/A13 Corridor Congestion Relieving Scheme in Essex.

Highways Agency publishes report on major schemes


A major study from the Highways Agency shows that more than £3.5 billion was spent on major schemes to improve the strategic road network between 2002 and 2012.

FMG show off road clearing techniques


FMG have demonstrated the latest techniques for clearing major road incidents, in a demonstration in front of the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin.

Call for drivers to help reduce roadside litter


A plan to reduce the amount of litter on the UK’s motorway and strategic road network has been unveiled by the Highways Agency.

EM engineer wins ICE award


An engineer from EM Highway Services has received a prestigious award from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Highways Agency to speed-up supplier payments


The Highways Agency is pioneering a prompt payment initiative for subcontractors and suppliers on two managed motorway schemes.

Highways Agency to reward suppliers


The Highways Agency has launched the second year of its successful supplier recognition scheme.

60mph speed limit proposed on stretch of M3


A proposal to implement a speed limit of 60mph on a stretch of the M3 is being considered by the Highways Agency.

Contractors invited to bid for three asset support contracts


Three asset support contracts have been put out to tender by the Highways Agency.

Asset management software to be used by Highways Agency


The Highways Agency has awarded a £600,000 contract to Atkins and Yotta for the supply of software that maps the condition of roads to help plan renewal work.

Bridge improvements taking place on M5


Work to improve the safety of four bridges on the M5 is being carried out by the Highways Agency.

Sinkhole closes M2 in Kent


A 15-foot deep sinkhole has closed the M2 in Kent.

Highways Agency contractors stabilise 15-foot deep sinkhole on M2


Forty tonnes of pea shingle have been used to fill and stabilise a 15-foot deep sinkhole that forced the closure of the M2 earlier this week.

Work to repair M2 hole now complete


Work to repair a 15-foot deep dene hole that forced the closure of the M2 last week has been completed.

Staffordshire road improvements could help economy


Improvements to major trunk roads will help drive economic growth in Staffordshire.

Skanska launches recruitment drive


Skanska wants people with technical and design skills to join its growing highways team in Bristol.

Cyclist fined after satnav takes him onto M25


A cyclist has been fined and given police advice after a satellite navigation system on his mobile phone took him onto the M25.

Mouchel chief welcomes roads investment


The chief executive of Mouchel, the international infrastructure and business services group, feels that improvements to the road network will help drive economic growth in the UK.

Half of road markings in England need replacing


Half of all road markings on England’s highways are so worn that they need replacing immediately or need to be scheduled for replacement, according to a survey of nearly 4,000km of the country’s roads.

Highways Agency draws up shortlist for collaborative delivery framework


A shortlist of contractors has been drawn up by the Highways Agency for its new-style collaborative delivery framework.

New road layout for A453


Road users in Nottinghamshire will be switched to a new section of the A453 from next week as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvements.

Highways Agency announces A14 proposals


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.  

£6m cost to collect litter on motorways


The amount of litter collected by the Highways Agency in a year could fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool four times over. 

First section of permanent smart motorway goes live


The first section of a new generation of motorways has opened on the M25 today (14 April).

Latest smart motorway goes live on M6


The latest stretch of smart motorway has opened to traffic on the M6 near Birmingham.

Balfour Beatty wins £8.7m technology maintenance contract


Balfour Beatty has secured its third regional technology maintenance contract (RTMC) from the Highways Agency.

New section of smart motorway to open


Another section of smart motorway will open on the M25 in Kent and Surrey next week.

Green light for Highways Agency reform


Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has approved wide-ranging reforms to the Highways Agency that will see it become a government-owned company in less than a year.

Road improvements to take place in north east


The Highways Agency is set to carry out a major programme of road improvements in the north east, including work on the A1 north-south corridor between Leeming and Berwick.

A21 dualling given go ahead


A scheme to upgrade a 2.5 mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury from single to dual carriageway has been given the go ahead.

Chevron to provide traffic management in Area 9


Chevron has been awarded a five-year contract to provide traffic management services on the Highways Agency Area 9 asset support contract (ASC).

Highways Agency reform approval welcomed by chief executive


Graham Dalton has welcomed the news that the government has given the green light for Highways Agency reform.

Transport Committee calls for major roads investment


Investment in major roads will need to substantially increase during the next decade, according to a report issued by the Transport Select Committee.

Highways Agency lifts roadworks ahead of bank holiday


The Highways Agency is lifting the majority of its roadworks ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Works starts on new £5.5m bridge


Preparatory work to install a new £5.5 million road bridge across the M56 near Manchester Airport is underway.

Contract awarded for A1 widening scheme


Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract to widen the A1 Western bypass on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Highways Agency reforms included in Infrastructure Bill


Reforms to speed up infrastructure projects, including new freedoms for the Highways Agency have been included in the Queen’s Speech today (Wednesday 4 June).

Osborne goes pink


Osborne, one of the UK’s leading construction companies, has undergone a rebrand.

New legislation to boost infrastructure


The Infrastructure Bill, which is designed to encourage investment in Britain’s infrastructure, has been published today (5 June).

Government auditors want more openness over road funding


The National Audit Office (NAO) has warned that reforms to the Highways Agency will not be enough to stop the unpredictability of funding for road maintenance.

Students given highways sector insight


Connect Plus Services (CPS), the company responsible for managing and upgrading the M25 network, has given 11 young people an opportunity to work in the highways sector.

Roads Minister to consider call for ‘National Cycling & Highways Agency’


Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has agreed to consider amendments to the new Infrastructure Bill that would ensure cycling was included in the remit of the proposed restructured Highways Agency.

Technology company wins Highways Agency contracts


Technology services company telent will maintain critical roadside technology on the strategic road network after winning three five-year contracts worth over £15 million with the Highways Agency. 

Four contractors to work on £184m smart motorway project


Costain is one of four contractors that have been selected to deliver an upgrade to the M60 and M62 motorways on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Video shows Dart Charge progress


Video has been released that shows the successful completion of the first phase of Dart Charge construction work at the Dartford Crossing.

FLI helps secure signs on M62


FLI Structures has helped with the installation of advanced message indicator (AMI) signs on the M62.  

Call for action on A12


Essex County Council’s cabinet member for highways and transportation has called on the Highways Agency to make a number of safety improvements on the A12.

EM Highway Services starts work in Area 9


EM Highway Services has taken over responsibility for the maintenance of major roads in Area 9 – the Highways Agency’s largest maintenance contract.

A23 improvements enter final phase


A major scheme to improve journeys on the A23 between London and Brighton will move into its final phase of construction this month.

Road Safety Foundation: Safety is key on strategic roads


Safety should be at the forefront when it comes to investment in England’s strategic road network, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation.

A-one+ achieves safety landmark in Area 12


A-one+, a leading service provider for the Highways Agency, is celebrating a safety landmark after it worked for more than two million hours in Area 12 without a reportable injury, disease or dangerous occurrence (RIDDOR).

Balfour Beatty awarded A21 dualling scheme


The dualling of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury moved a step closer today (Friday 11 July) with the appointment of Balfour Beatty as the contractor.

Cascade chosen as software partner in Area 9


Cascade Software is working with EM Highway Services to manage and check all abnormal load notifications within Area 9 on behalf of the Highways Agency.

£2.6m pinch point improvement project to start on M1


New signals and variable message signs are being introduced on the M1 as part of a £2.6 million Highways Agency pinch point improvement project.

Matthews to chair Highways Agency


Colin Matthews has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the Highways Agency.

Environmental barriers trialled on M62


Environmentally friendly barriers that tackle the impact of poor air quality are being installed for the first time on England’s roads.

Balfour wins £75m A63 improvement scheme in Hull


A £75 million Highways Agency scheme that will see improvements made to the A63 in Hull has been awarded to Balfour Beatty.

EXCLUSIVE: Show to reveal M6 in action


A behind the scenes documentary will reveal how the Highways Agency and its partners work tirelessly to keep the M6 open and traffic flowing.

Amey puts traffic management vehicles into operation


Amey has put a fleet of six new traffic management vehicles into operation on its contracts with the Highways Agency.

Work on Denton Island upgrade continues


Work on a £5.3 million project to reduce congestion and improve safety at a busy motorway interchange in Tameside started yesterday (Tuesday 9 September).

Costain wins smart motorway contracts


Costain has been awarded two new smart motorway scheme contracts under the Highways Agency’s Major Projects Framework.

Progress being made on pinch point programme


A “pinch point” road improvement programme worth £317 million has seen 39 bottlenecks tackled with another 80 to be completed in the next few months.

Mott MacDonald reappointed support service provider by HA


Mott MacDonald has been reappointed as a support service provider by the Highways Agency (HA) for the centralised maintenance depot terminal equipment (CMDTE) system.

Dart Charge to go live in November


The introduction of new free-flow charging technology at the Dartford Crossing has been delayed until November.

A66 works to start


A scheme to resurface and repair a two-and-half mile stretch of the A66 near Workington is due to start on Saturday (4 October).

Improved A23 to open next week


A third lane on a section of the A23 in Sussex will open next week.

New pictures show how Dartford Crossing will look


New pictures show how the Dartford Crossing will look after the introduction of Dart Charge have been released by the Highways Agency.

Highways Agency signs historic partnership with two caravan clubs


The Highways Agency has made an historic commitment to the thousands of campers and caravanners who use its motorways and A roads.

Fugro awarded three-year survey contract by HA


Fugro has been awarded a three-year contract by the Highways Agency to undertake traffic speed structural surveys (TRASS) of England’s strategic road network.

Government reveals how new bodies will safeguard England's roads


The government has today (28 October 2014) set out how two new bodies that are designed to help make England’s motorways and major roads run better will work.

£106m investment for roads in the south west


The Highways Agency is investing £106 million on strategic roads in the south west over the next few months.

HA awards £5bn framework


Twenty six companies across four lots have been appointed to deliver £5 billion of highways investment over the next five years.

Research agreement aims to develop ‘lean construction’


The Highways Agency has joined forces with industry partners and three UK universities to research, develop and implement the leaner construction and maintenance of highways in the UK.

Costain secures £100m Highways Agency contract


Costain has been appointed by the Highways Agency to deliver major improvements to the A556.

Thousands sign up for Dart Charge


More than 100,000 vehicles have registered for a Dart Charge account, the Highways Agency has revealed.

EM achieves zero carriageway crossings in Area 3


EM Highway Services achieved zero carriageway crossings during October on its Highways Agency contract Area 3.

MP wants Sheppey Crossing safety improvements


The MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey has called for improved safety measures on the Sheppey Crossing, which was the scene of a 150-car pile-up in September 2013.

Options unveiled for new link road in Staffordshire


Three possible route options for a new link road between the M54, the northbound M6 and the M6 Toll in Staffordshire – have been unveiled by the Highways Agency.

EXCLUSIVE: New name for Highways Agency revealed


The Highways Agency will be known as Highways England, as plans progress to turn it into a government-owned company.

Business plan for roads revealed


A five-year business plan that sets out how England’s motorways and major A-roads will be modernised, maintained and operated between 2015 and 2020 has been published.

Work to start on M4 improvements


A £5 million scheme that will see improvement works carried out at junction 10 on the M4 near Reading is starting this weekend.

Crown Censure issued to Highways Agency after traffic officer’s death


The Highways Agency has been issued with a Crown Censure – the equivalent of a criminal prosecution – for safety failings after an experienced traffic officer was struck and killed by a car that went out of control on the M25.

M53 renewal works to take place


A £2.8 million Highways Agency project to repair junction 2 of the M53, removing weight restrictions and reinstating lanes at the junction in Merseryside will get underway next month.

SMEs recognised as Highways Agency awards its supply chain


Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) comprised a quarter of the winners at the Highways Agency’s Supplier Recognition Scheme.

New safety system for Dartford Crossing


The Highways Agency has released details of a new safety system that will help to keep the Dartford Crossing operating following the removal of payment barriers.

Highways Agency looks forward to 2015


The Highways Agency is facing a transformative year in 2015.

Highways Agency chief executive to step down


Graham Dalton, the chief executive of the Highways Agency, will leave his post in the summer.

Review of safety at Sheppey Crossing to take place


Roads Minister John Hayes has agreed to undertake an urgent review into how the design and construction of the Sheppey Crossing was conducted.

HA apologises for M25 failings


The Highways Agency has apologised for a series of failings after a section of the M25 in Surrey collapsed causing huge delays for motorists in November last year.

A14 improvements move step closer


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

HA ends tender process on £800m ASC contracts


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”.

Jobs boost for EM


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.

£2.7m to be spent on road markings


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

Contractors invited to re-tender for five ASCs


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.

Campaign to highlight what Red X means


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


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.  

Balfour Beatty to carry out M40 junction improvements


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


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

Thousands being chased after failing to pay Dart Charge


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

Pets killed on roads will be identified


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.

Video shows Dart Charge progress


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

April start for Highways England


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


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.  

Work on A5-M1 link road starts


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

Work on Chelmer viaduct begins


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

New headquarters for Highways England


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.

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


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

New £5.5m bridge to open on M56


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

Video reveals how Dartford Tunnel safety system will operate


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


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.

Highways jobs

Part Time Community Rail Partnership Officer

Essex County Council
£24000 - £26275 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Please note that this position is being offer on a part time basis, covering 23 hours per week. Working Pattern TBC. England, Essex, Rochford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Development Management Engineer

North Yorkshire County Council
£24,313 to £34,788
To be successful you must... Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Highways Inspector

Hackney London Borough Council
£28,752 - £32,577
We are seeking an experienced Highways Inspector to join the Highways Team. Hackney, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Hackney London Borough Council

Environmental Health Officer and Grad EHO – Private Sector Housing with benefits* x 2

Camden London Borough Council
£33,122 - £42,490
We have an exciting opportunity for two organised and enthusiastic Environment Health Officers  or a qualified graduate working towards their... Camden, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Camden London Borough Council

Ugobus Driver x 7 positions

Essex County Council
Up to £18938.0 per annum
Please note that this is a 6 month fixed term contract on a part time basis. Working hours will be discussed at interview. The salary is up to £18,938 England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Highways Engineer

Rutland County Council
£29,636 - £31,371 per annum
Do you enjoy getting outdoors in the course of your work? Rutland
Recruiter: Rutland County Council

Senior Highways Manager

Rutland County Council
£47,544 to £51,138
This is the lead role for our Highways service with a remit to... Rutland
Recruiter: Rutland County Council

Road Safety Assistant (Cycling)

London Borough of Bexley
£13,947.32 - £14,713.97, per annum
You will be an enthusiastic individual who can effectively communicate with children and adults. Bexleyheath, London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Bexley

Key Route Network Manager

Liverpool City Region
£63,753 - £71,747
An exciting new opportunity has arisen within the Integrated Transport Directorate of the LCR Combined Authority Liverpool, Merseyside
Recruiter: Liverpool City Region

Medium/Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - January 2020

North West Leicestershire District Council
You could earn up to £28,785 + 0.75 hours per week plain time overtime
Tasks will include preparation for DVSA annual examination, servicing, general and defect generated repairs, fault finding including diagnostic tests. Coalville, Leicestershire
Recruiter: North West Leicestershire District Council

Senior Engineer (Co-ordinator) - 2 jobs

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£22,462 - £29,636 + £2000 Market Rate Supplement
The role is in the Highway Network Management & Co-ordination (HNMC) Team, which is part of Operational Services. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Surface Water Engineer

Essex County Council
£30001.0 - £35350 per annum
At Essex County Council, we're passionate about helping deliver economic growth, the best starts in life and the chance to age well for people in the England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Highways Operations Manager

Swindon Borough Council
Salary up to £41,494 p.a.
In this key role, you will plan, organise, co-ordinate and control the workforce Swindon, Wiltshire
Recruiter: Swindon Borough Council

Director Neighbourhood & Enforcement

Telford & Wrekin Council
Cicra 89k
Telford and Wrekin is a great place to live, work, visit and do business. Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

Senior Engineer (Highways Maintenance Design)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£22,462 - £29,636
Are you looking for an opportunity to work as a Senior Engineer, whilst still being able to develop your career and have a good work-life balance? Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Highways Projects Engineer

Cambridgeshire County Council
£33,153 - £35,755
Looking for strong team players interested in working with a variety of professional and community partners across Cambridgeshire and... Cambridgeshire
Recruiter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Senior Heating Engineer

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
Up to £48,692 per annum
Looking for a Senior Heating Engineer who will work as part of one of the small professional teams. London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Lead Practitioner (Infrastructure)

Newark & Sherwood District Council
£33,799 to £35,934 per annum
Newark and Sherwood is looking to recruit to its newly created post of Lead Practitioner for Infrastructure. Newark, Nottinghamshire
Recruiter: Newark & Sherwood District Council

Senior Parking Manager

Brent Council
£55,638 - £58,779 p.a. inc.
As Senior Parking Manager, you will be responsible for the effective management of the Council’s Parking Services contract Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

School Crossing Patrol

Brent Council
£21,591 - £22,377 p.a. inc. pro rata. (£11.50 per hour)
A school crossing patrol officer is responsible for assisting children to cross the road safely on their way to and from school. Brent, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

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