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Highways Presents... Signify

03/06/2021

Highways editor Dominic Browne speaks to Tim Baker of Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) about the company's world-leading ONROADLED road marker system, which uses inductive power transfer to provide a connected, wireless system.

New lighting tech could be the key to cutting roadworks

02/03/2020

Highways England is trialling technology that can detect when lighting on its network has failed, reducing the need for inspections and traffic management.

M4 lighting fix delay 'risks safety'

11/11/2019

A member of the Welsh Assembly has raised safety concerns after it emerged that parts of a busy 10-mile section of the M4 could lack their usual lighting this winter.

Monumental lighting 53% more efficient

25/08/2017

Technology used for architectural ornamental lighting, such as monuments, have been adapted for use on the strategic road network in a national first.

FM Conway lands three lighting contracts

30/09/2016

FM Conway has been awarded a hat-trick of lighting contracts with three London boroughs, worth up to £13 million over the next five years.  

Tarmac launches safety innovation

22/08/2016

National Road Planing (NRP), Tarmac’s road planing contractor has developed a new lighting solution to highlight safety zones around planing machines.

TMP launches new Professional Services division

01/08/2016

TMP has launched a new Professional Services division in an effort to help overstretched local authorities.

SPIE awarded Kingsway Tunnel upgrade project

06/07/2016

SPIE UK has been awarded a £6.4 million contract to carry out a lighting and infrastructure upgrade project in the Kingsway Tunnel.

Further LED lighting upgrade in Hertfordshire

15/02/2016

Street lights on B, C and unclassified (residential) roads in Hertfordshire will be upgraded to LED technology.   

Lumicom working with Cumbria CC on lighting project

25/11/2015

Lumicom is working with Cumbria County Council to dispose and recycle street lanterns as part of a three-year lighting replacement project.

Skanska starts LED lighting upgrade in Gloucestershire

17/11/2015

Work to install 55,000 energy-saving LED street lights throughout Gloucestershire has started.

Hertfordshire street light upgrade to be completed

01/06/2015

Hertfordshire County Council will complete its rollout of LED lighting on A-roads in Hertsmere.

Scottish town invests in lighting technology

15/04/2014

Harvard Engineering has won a contract to install a wireless monitoring and control system for street and outdoor lighting in the largest planned new town in Scotland.

Night mapping system can track light pollution

06/02/2014

A night mapping system that can be used as a tool for managing street lighting operations and maintenance is set to be trialled by aerial survey specialist Bluesky.

Ringway wins £200m highways deal

23/01/2014

Milton Keynes Council has named Ringway as preferred bidder for its highways, street lighting and network term service contract that could be worth up to £200 million.

Transport for London invests in lighting technology

16/01/2014

Harvard Engineering has secured a contract with Transport for London (TfL) to install a wireless monitoring and control system for street lighting across the capital’s busiest roads.

Street lights to be switched off in Kent

17/12/2013

Seventy thousand street lights will be switched off overnight in Kent as the local authority switches to part-night lighting.

Piggotts launches highways lighting division

30/10/2013

Piggotts, best known for its Christmas lighting services across the UK, is moving into the highways sector.

Kennedy welcomes major funding boost

23/10/2013

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has secured over £40million in funding to help support road improvements and street lighting in Northern Ireland.

Software helps keep Peterborough’s street lighting costs down

15/08/2013

Street lighting asset management software from Mayrise Systems is supporting Peterborough City Council with ambitious plans to minimise maintenance costs.

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