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'Minimal' environmental impacts vary between junction upgrade options

04/11/2021

National Highways has put forward three options to improve the M1/M62 Lofthouse interchange near Leeds for public consultation.

Mixed signals over motorway repairs

08/10/2021

National Highways has said it will fix faults with overhead gantry signals on a smart motorway section of the M62, which occurred more than a month ago, ‘as soon as possible’, but did not give a timescale.

Highways England accused of 'greenwash'

09/06/2021

Highways England has had to backtrack on its plan to convert a section of the M62 to all lane running without a statutory environmental impact assessment after a retired vicar threatened legal action.

Full safety spec for new all lane running scheme at Simister

04/02/2021

Highways England has confirmed that a new stretch of all lane running smart motorway in the North West will have key safety elements and will follow the recommendations in the Government’s recent stocktake and action plan.

Highways England joins up £3.6m junction bridge works

18/06/2020

Highways England is to close part of a key Yorkshire interchange at the centre of the M1 and M62 network later this month after bringing forward essential maintenance work.

Greater Manchester’s first smart motorway fully operational

06/08/2018

Highways England has announced that the upgrade of the M60 in Greater Manchester to a smart motorway is now complete.

AECOM bags £25m deal with HE

30/01/2017

Global infrastructure services firm AECOM has secured five contracts with Highways England worth a total of more than £25 million.

Health and well being of road workers highlighted at HE event

05/10/2016

Operatives working on the M60/62 smart motorway project in Greater Manchester got together to raise awareness about road worker health, safety and wellbeing.

Work on Manchester’s smart motorway enters new phase

14/06/2016

Highways England has started work to upgrade 56 overhead gantries on the 17-mile smart motorway route between the M60 and M62 in Manchester.

Superspan gantries to be installed on M62

03/05/2016

The first of eight ‘superspan’ gantries crossing whole sections of the M60 and M62 Manchester smart motorway project will be installed later this week.

M62 smart motorway saving drivers time

12/04/2016

The number of people using the M62 smart motorway is increasing with drivers saving up to 30 minutes each week.

M62 improvements form part of NIC findings

15/03/2016

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has recommended that Highways England should accelerate enhancements to the M62 between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds.

Specialist cranes needed for removal of M62 gantries

10/11/2015

Specialist 500 tonne cranes will be used to remove three overhead gantries from the M62 near Rochdale in order to allow a smart motorway upgrade to continue.

Government forging ahead with northern transport strategy

01/06/2015

The government has confirmed that it will spend £13 billion on transforming transport in the north – including making major improvements to the A1, M62, M1 and A555 and looking at building a road tunnel under the Peak District.

Environmental barriers trialled on M62

24/07/2014

Environmentally friendly barriers that tackle the impact of poor air quality are being installed for the first time on England’s roads.

Chevron to provide traffic management on smart motorway project

16/07/2014

Chevron will provide traffic management on the M60 and M62 smart motorway project after winning a contract worth £6.6 million over the next two years.

FLI helps secure signs on M62

25/06/2014

FLI Structures has helped with the installation of advanced message indicator (AMI) signs on the M62.  

Four contractors to work on £184m smart motorway project

19/06/2014

Costain is one of four contractors that have been selected to deliver an upgrade to the M60 and M62 motorways on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Smart motorways could be on their way to Manchester

06/11/2013

The Highways Agency is consulting over plans to cut congestion and make journey times more reliable on the M60 and M62.

Drivers warned against misuse of managed motorways

05/08/2013

Motorists are being urged to adhere to the law when it comes to using a new section of upgraded motorway on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

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