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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

Asset Information Definitive Map Officer

£22,183 - £32,234
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join Cambridgeshire County Council’s Definitive Map Team. Cambridgeshire
Recruiter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Local Highway Officer

£22,183 - £32,234
The role is to identify maintenance repairs and improvements and to work with Community Groups and Partners, dealing with Cambridgeshire
Recruiter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Drainage Engineer & Senior Drainage Engineer

£32,234 - £35,745 (Engineer), £35,745 - £39,880 (Senior Engineer)
Lincolnshire County Council has exciting opportunities for a Drainage Engineer (x1) and Senior Drainage Engineer Lincolnshire
Recruiter: Lincolnshire County Council

Principal Transport Planner

£49,827 - £52,866 p.a. inc.
An exciting opportunity to help shape transport in the borough has arisen. Brent’s population is growing and with this comes increased pressure on... Brent, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Travel Training Service Support Officer

£18029 - £19329 per annum
Please note this is a fixed term contract for 12 months, starting in January. The role is part time for 22.2 hours (3 days) per week. Therefore the England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

South London Waste Partnership (SLWP) Director

£96,192 - £108,213 per annum
This is a highly visible, senior role, working with local government chief officers as well as sub-regional and regional organisations.  London (Greater)
Recruiter: South London Waste Partnership

Grounds Maintenance Operative

£19,312 - £20,493 per annum
This position is Seasonal/Fixed Term from 22 March to 29 October 2021. Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Head of Highways

£53,984 - £63,449
You will have a proven track record of success in delivering effective highway services and substantial capital programmes as... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Vehicle Technician x2

£24,982 - £29,577 per annum
These positions are fixed term contracts for 12 months with the prospect of a permanent role once the Class C Driving Licence has been obtained.  Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Commercial Vehicle Technician

£30,000 per annum
We are seeking a fully trained HGV technician to work as part of the team who maintain the Council's fleet to the highest standards.  Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Clerk of Works

£32,234 - £35,745
We are looking for someone who... Warrington, Cheshire
Recruiter: Warrington Borough Council

Executive Director of Place, Economy & Environment – West Northamptonshire Council

Up to £140k
Be part of shaping the future Northamptonshire
Recruiter: North Northamptonshire & West Northamptonshire

Director Public Protection and Licensing

circa £123k
At Westminster, we are passionate about the place and the people who live, work and visit here. City of Westminster, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Westminster City Council

Senior Data Centre Engineer

£41,952
The successful candidate will have a BSc in relevant discipline, or equivalent industry experience. Camden, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Camden London Borough Council

Lead Network Engineer

£46,756
We are going through exciting new changes, which require the need for Lead Network engineers who can redesign, architect, document and... Camden, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Camden London Borough Council

Community Protection Regulatory Officer

£26,112 per annum, rising to £28,785
The successful applicant will provide support to the team’s Environmental Health Officers while also benefitting from their experience and guidance. Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

£26,112 per annum, rising to £28,785
The successful candidate will show enthusiasm and a commitment to effectively deliver excellent service to... Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Principal S106 & CIL Officer (Infrastructure Planning)

£43,860 - £46,839 p.a. inc.
To be successful in this role, you will bring strong S106 & CIL collection experience, be able to... Wembley, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Head of Built Environment

£67,036 - £76,613 per annum
The post holder will deliver the effective strategic improvement, co-ordination and management of the planned... Bradford, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of Bradford MDC

Highways Maintenance Engineer

£30,492 - £32,851
We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Highway Maintenance Engineer to join our Key Projects Team at... Worcestershire
Recruiter: Worcestershire County Council

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