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Kent wants firms for £18m surfacing contract

07/06/2012

Kent County Council is looking for contractors for an £18m highways resurfacing job.

Pair win £18m Kent maintenance contract

28/08/2012

Eurovia Infrastructure and Tarmac have signed contracts to carry out £18m worth of highways resurfacing in Kent.

Kent lane rental scheme goes live in May

23/01/2013

Kent County Council is the latest local authority to introduce lane rental charges for utility contractors who disrupt traffic.

Golden anniversary for M2

29/05/2013

It is 50 years today (29 May) since the M2 was officially opened.

East Kent motorists set to benefit from road improvements

04/06/2013

Highway improvements worth £2.3 million will be implemented in East Kent after the county council received local pinch point funding. 

Street lights could be turned off in Kent

12/06/2013

More than 70,000 street lights could be switched off overnight in Kent.

M25 improvement works enter new stage

17/06/2013

A scheme that will see extra capacity added to the M25 on the Kent/Surrey border is about to move to a new phase.

Summer resurfacing project underway in Kent

21/08/2013

Highways crews across Kent are working to improve the standard of the county’s roads.

Sinkhole closes M2 in Kent

12/02/2014

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

Kent Lane Rental Scheme cuts congestion on key routes

16/05/2014

A scheme designed to reduce congestion on Kent’s busiest roads has helped save more than £4 million in its first year of operation.

New motorway junction given go ahead

08/07/2014

A scheme to build junction 10a on the M20 in Kent has been given the go ahead after receiving government funding.

Long delays spark review into East Kent roads

23/01/2015

The government has ordered an urgent review into the resilience of the road network in East Kent after five-hour delays and long queues on the M20 caused major disruption for motorists this week.

Improved skid resistance on M20

08/04/2015

Sections of the M20 in Kent now have improved skid resistance after a system from Klaruw was used on the motorway.

FTA calls for end to Calais chaos

03/07/2015

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on the French government to end the chaos in Calais after ferry workers threatened a second week of cross-Channel disruption.

Summit held to find solutions to Operation Stack

03/08/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones visited Maidstone in Kent last week in an effort to find a solution to Operation Stack.

Manston Airport to provide temporary relief during Operation Stack

05/08/2015

The government has announced that Manston Airport will be temporarily used as an alternative for freight traffic when Operation Stack is in place on the M20.

Operation Stack solution sought

14/12/2015

Highways England has revealed plans for a new lorry park in Kent to ease the disruption caused by Operation Stack.

Thousands give views as Lower Thames Crossing consultation ends

24/03/2016

Highways England has received almost 30,000 online responses to a consultation on proposals for a multi-billion pound road link across the River Thames.

Lower Thames Crossing consultation ‘largest ever’

24/05/2016

Proposals for the Lower Thames Crossing have attracted a “significant” number of responses from the public, making it the largest ever public consultation for a UK road project.

Balfour wins £130m M20 lorry park contract

26/05/2016

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £130 million contract to construct a 3,600-space lorry park near the M20 in Kent to relieve congestion during Operation Stack.   

Transport Committee questions M20 lorry park decision

01/06/2016

The Transport Select Committee says the government must do more to demonstrate that the decision to construct a 3,600-space lorry park near the M20 in Kent to relieve congestion during Operation Stack is the right one.

A-one+ starts work on HE contract in Kent and Sussex

28/06/2016

A-one+ has started work on a Highways England contract that is worth up to £70 million per year in Kent and Sussex.

Bridge collapse causes M20 closure

30/08/2016

The collapse of a pedestrian footbridge on the M20 in Kent caused the closure of the motorway over the bank holiday weekend.

Removal of damaged footbridge allows for reopening of M20

07/09/2016

Highways England successfully reopened the M20 in Kent ahead of schedule following the removal of a section of footbridge that was damaged after being hit by a digger on a lorry the previous weekend.

Plans for new £70m M20 junction edge closer

28/09/2016

Plans to build a new £70 million junction on the M20 at Ashford in Kent have moved a step closer to becoming a reality.

Sheppard to head up Area 4 for A-one+

01/11/2016

Chris Sheppard has been named as general manager for A-one+ in Highways England Area 4 which covers Kent, Surrey, East and West Sussex.

£39m junction upgrade awarded to Vinci

16/12/2016

Vinci has been awarded a £39.1 million contract to construct a new junction on the M20 near Ashford in Kent.

A-One+ celebrates 2 million hours of safe working

04/03/2019

Roadworkers on motorways and major A roads in Kent and Sussex have achieved more than two million hours without an accident.

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