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£9m safety splurge on M62

08/09/2011

The Highways Agency is spending more than £9m on safety and other improvements along the M62 around Warrington in Cheshire.

New gantries for M62 managed motorway

20/06/2012

A new phase of construction to turn the M62 in West Yorkshire into the region’s first managed motorway starts this weekend when gantry installation work moves to Junctions 26 and 27.

Work to start on M66/M62 upgrade

23/08/2012

Work starts next week on a £460,000 Highways Agency project to improve access from the M66 onto the M62 in Greater Manchester.

M62 team reunite lost dog with owners

02/01/2013

Site workers from the Bam Nuttall/Morgan Sindall joint venture on the M62 have reunited a lost dog with its distraught owners.

Managed motorway speed signs switch-on

20/03/2013

Drivers using the M62 in West Yorkshire can now see new mandatory speed limit signs between junctions 27 and 28.

Managed motorway testing begins

24/07/2013

The Highways Agency is carrying out five days of testing of the newly installed managed motorway systems on the 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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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