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M25 scheme latest to hit planning trouble

12/01/2021

The planning approval process for improvements to Junction 10 of the M25 has slipped again after ministers said they needed more time.

Connect Plus joins the dots for M25 digitisation

10/12/2020

Connect Plus, the consortium that operates and manages the M25 and its key arterial routes has successfully digitally mapped all 120 miles of the orbital motorway.

Firms set to clean up as M25 gets the vacuum treatment

30/09/2019

A new vehicle-mounted vacuum litter picker is set to change the way the UK’s busiest motorway is cleaned, Balfour Beatty has said.

M25 sinkholes repaired in time for rush hour

11/06/2019

Highways England and its partners Connect Plus Services reacted quickly to repair two sinkholes on the M25 on Monday night in time for morning rush hour.

Major M25 junction upgrade completed

02/12/2016

A £100 million project to improve a key junction on the M25 has been completed.

Plans for M25 “smart junctions”

12/04/2016

A series of “smart” junctions are set to be introduced in a bid to cut congestion on the M25, according to reports.

Study into performance of M25 launched by DfT

03/03/2016

A new study that will look at ways to improve the performance of the transport network between junctions 10 and 16 of the M25 has been launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).

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.

Video: Man jailed for driving in wrong direction on M25

04/02/2015

A man has been banned from driving for three years and handed a 14 month sentence in a young offenders’ institute after being caught driving for nine miles the wrong way on the M25 and the A2 in Kent.

HA apologises for M25 failings

29/01/2015

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.

Section of M25 collapses following overnight roadworks

14/11/2014

Three lanes of the M25 in Surrey have been closed off this morning (14 November 2014) after a section of the motorway collapsed following overnight roadworks.

Final section of M25 ‘smart motorway’ completed early

10/11/2014

Skanska Balfour Beatty, a construction joint venture working on behalf of Connect Plus for the Highways Agency, has completed a £1.3bn upgrade of the M25 motorway 36 weeks ahead of schedule.

Connect Plus completes joint replacement scheme on QEII Bridge

30/10/2014

Connect Plus, the company responsible for managing and upgrading the M25 network, has this month completed the installation of new bridge expansion joints on the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at Dartford.

Onboard camera captures moment lorry and car collide on M25

23/10/2014

Footage captured by a lorry’s onboard camera shows the moment a car became wedged across the front of its cab on the M25.

Osborne completes waterproofing work

15/09/2014

Osborne recently completed emergency waterproofing repairs to the M25 Woldingham Rail Bridge in Oxted, near to junction 6 of the M25 in Surrey, in a single overnight lane closure.

Lorry fire causes M25 delays

22/08/2014

A lorry fire caused a section of the M25 in Essex to be closed yesterday (Thursday 21 August) after causing damage to the road surface.

M25 worker crushed to death by reversing bulldozer

14/07/2014

Slough-based J McArdle Contracts Ltd and a bulldozer operator have been fined after a worker was run over and killed while working on the M25 widening project.

Osborne goes pink

05/06/2014

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

Motorist clocked speeding at 149mph on M25

28/05/2014

A motorist on the M25 at Swanley was clocked speeding at 149mph – the highest speed recorded by a speed camera in England and Wales between April 2013 and May 2014.

M25 could be upgraded under Heathrow expansion plans

14/05/2014

Plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport could see a new section of the M25 tunnelled and upgraded alongside the existing section, increasing capacity without disrupting road users.

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