large local majors

Funding delay 'threatens Network North scheme'

19/04/2024

A highway authority has called for ‘urgent discussions’ with the Government after a £95m bypass scheme promised ‘Network North’ top-up funding has suffered a further delay.

Multi-billion funding gap for LA road upgrades

20/03/2024

Doubts have arisen over 70 local authority road schemes that the Government has pledged to top up with redirected HS2 cash after it was unable to say how it would fund its existing contributions.

‘Show Us The Money’: Campaigners demand funding answers

06/02/2024

Shropshire Council has declined to give an updated cost for its North West Relief Road (NWRR) scheme, which campaigners say could cost more than £200m.

Hants seeks to avoid cost risk on £125m scheme

31/01/2024

Hampshire County Council is facing a funding gap on the A326 North Waterside Improvements scheme, if cost increases go beyond a current estimate of £125m.

GRAHAM gets £87m East Yorkshire job

01/12/2023

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has appointed GRAHAM to carry out the £87m A164 and Jock’s Lodge Improvement Scheme.

Councils await clarity on top-up cash for major schemes

27/10/2023

A number of major local road schemes are hanging in the balance while authorities are left unsure if ministers will stump up the extra cash pledged in the wake of cutting back HS2.

Councils await clarity on upgrade top-up cash

23/10/2023

Confusion continues to surround the Government’s commitment to top up its contribution to local authority road schemes, with many councils that are facing funding pressures unsure whether their schemes will get extra cash.

Norfolk wins £213m for new road scheme

16/10/2023

Norfolk County Council has welcomed what it says is a Government commitment of more than £200m for a new link road, but exactly how much money it will receive – and when – remain unclear.

Government recycles roads cash in Network North announcement

06/10/2023

Many of the local road schemes said to be funded ‘as a result of the decision to scrap the extension of HS2’ are existing schemes under the National Roads Fund, which is supposed to be funded by Vehicle Excise Duty.

Counties bemoan 'different reality' on roads cash

10/03/2023

A new survey has found that 85% of county councils plan to reduce roads maintenance next year due to rising costs, whilst scrapping or reviewing major highways projects.

Road scheme to take a larger slice of funding pie

15/11/2022

Leicestershire County Council is set to approve a large local major scheme whose cost has effectively doubled to £127.5m since 2018.

DfT allocates £161m to keep traffic flowing

06/06/2022

Ministers have committed £160.8m to four major road and bridge schemes on the local road network in England.

National Roads Fund: Just £426m in two years for local roads

01/04/2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) has insisted that it will fund ‘over 50’ local road upgrades during this Parliament from its flagship National Roads Fund (NRF) despite allocating just £426m in two years and funding only eight schemes so far.

New road gets £110m but 'cost could rise'

26/11/2020

Lincolnshire County Council has been allocated £110m government funding towards the North Hykeham Relief Road but has warned that the cost may well rise beyond its current £155m price tag.

DfT pulls out the stops on roads projects

30/09/2019

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that a raft of road schemes have been given the go ahead with  £100m and put into immediate construction.

TfN submits £700m proposals for National Roads Fund

21/08/2019

Transport for the North has submitted bids worth £700m to the National Roads Fund, including 12 schemes for the major road network and four for the large local majors.

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