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Exclusive: One million hours of delays in six months - M25 scheme impact revealed

28/02/2024

New data obtained by Highways shows the impact of the £317m M25 Junction 10 scheme, with vehicles delayed by nearly a quarter of a million hours in just one month.

National Highways sits on scheme delay data

31/01/2024

National Highways has refused to disclose data on the impact of its £317m M25 Junction 10 scheme, as it warned of further disruption throughout the coming year.

Worth the weight: National Highways installs 92-tonne footbridge on M25

22/01/2024

National Highways is halfway through the installation of a new 91-metre, 92 tonne footbridge across the M25 in Surrey, part of its £317m Junction 10 upgrade.

M25 scheme reveals secrets of the past

08/12/2023

Archaeologists working on National Highways’ huge M25 Junction 10 scheme near Wisley in Surrey have unearthed historical artefacts dating back thousands of years.

Beam lift causes A3 weekend closure

09/10/2023

National Highways will carry out a ‘delicate and challenging’ operation to lift giant beams into place on a bridge across the A3 in Surrey this weekend, with a full closure of a section of the strategic road from Friday evening until Monday morning.

M25 collaboration in bloom for famous flower show

21/09/2023

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has thanked National Highways and Balfour Beatty for ‘facilitating stakeholder engagement’ for its flagship Wisley Flower Show.

RHS show set to worsen Wisley scheme delays

04/09/2023

National Highways has advised motorists visiting the RHS Wisley Flower Show this week to allow extra time for their journeys as its major project at M25 Junction 10 continues to cause delays.

Heathland to grow again alongside M25

29/08/2023

National Highways is set to begin a large-scale tree clearance around its M25 Junction 10 scheme in Surrey, as part of a project to restore up to 25 hectares of heathland.

How did the fish cross the M25?

07/08/2023

Costs may be dramatically on the rise but National Highways is not cutting any environmental corners as part of its Junction 28 upgrade, with 600 fish and other wildlife relocated from one side of the M25 to the other.

National Highways extends injunction against protestors

09/05/2023

National Highways has said it remains concerned that motorways in the South East will continue to be targeted by protesters, despite securing the renewal of an injunction covering the M25 and the nearby road network.

Long read: At loggerheads over trees

20/04/2023

Highway authorities and construction projects have got into a bit of trouble lately over tree felling to make way for improvement schemes. Chris Ames assesses the collateral damage.

£150m M25 scheme starts after planning delays

30/09/2022

Work began this week on a major upgrade to one of the busiest junctions on the M25.

Shapps gives go-ahead to £150m M25 scheme

18/05/2022

Grant Shapps has given National Highways the formal go-ahead to start work on a major scheme on the M25, having delayed his decision since December.

Shapps backs M25 Junction 10 revamp

13/05/2022

Grant Shapps has given the formal go-ahead a major upgrade to the M25 interchange with the A3 at Junction 10, Wisley.

Shapps delays planning decisions for environmental considerations

16/12/2021

Grant Shapps has delayed making planning decisions for two more major schemes on the strategic road network.

Junction works deliver 'more intuitive layout'

03/12/2021

National Highways, its contractors and their workers have now completed a scheme to improve journey times on England’s largest gyratory roundabout

Activists target M25 despite jail threat

28/09/2021

Protestors have again blocked part of the M25, in breach of the injunction granted by the High Court last week.

Climate protest causes standstill on M25

13/09/2021

Climate protestors brought parts of the M25 to a standstill during rush hour today in a peaceful protest that saw Surrey Police make a wave of arrests.

GRAHAM signs £124m contract on M25 scheme as costs rise

24/02/2021

GRAHAM has won a contract worth £124m to design and build a scheme to improve traffic flow at Junction 28 of the M25, which links the motorway to the A12 in Essex.

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.

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