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Atkins becomes a digital broker to beat the pothole problem

20/12/2019

Atkins has launched a live engagement phase of a Digital Intelligent Brokerage (DIB) system designed to share knowledge and identify innovative solutions and partnerships to help tackle the pothole problem.

MPs given five-year plan to remove 'majority of pothole backlog'

04/10/2018

One of England's largest technical bodies covering highways has outlined five steps to eliminating most of the nation's pothole backlog in the space of five years in a submission to MPs.

MPs launch inquiry into local road funding and governance

01/08/2018

The Transport Select Committee has launched a new inquiry into the funding and governance of local roads in England.

Highways innovation held back by potholes and headlines, DfT director says

31/05/2018

The director of local transport at the Department for Transport (DfT) has warned that the UK is ‘not very good at systems-wide thinking’, which could hold the highways sector back as it seeks to develop innovation and embrace the connected world.

Should traffic volume help determine roads funding? Surrey renews calls after potholes double

19/04/2018

Pothole numbers in Surrey doubled this spring, jumping by more than 7,000 in February and March and prompting renewed calls for roads funding reforms.

Councils allocated £1m for 'connected maintenance'

26/03/2018

The Government is giving councils close to £1m to use connected vehicles to help manage and plan maintenance works more efficiently.

‘Pothole Busters’ take to the roads as councils count the cost of the cold

09/03/2018

Gangs of 'Pothole Busters' will be out on the roads of Hampshire 'in a matter of days' as the sector expressed dismay over the potential for the Beast from the East to have done serious damage to the local road network.

Pothole questions answered in TfB video

08/08/2016

A new video that attempts to try and address some of the most frequently asked questions about potholes has been released by Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB).

Pothole sends lump of concrete flying through windscreen

15/12/2014

Police are blaming a deteriorating road surface after a lump of concrete smashed through a driver's windscreen in Essex.

Cyclist claims £50,000 after pothole fall

12/06/2014

A cyclist who was thrown from his bike after hitting a pothole is suing Gwynedd council for £50,000 damages.

Pothole blitz on Surrey’s roads

14/04/2014

Surrey County Council has launched a major operation to repair damage caused to Surrey’s roads by recent flooding.

Amey's road patchers can fix potholes in two minutes

14/04/2014

A machine that can fix potholes in two minutes will soon be seen on the roads in East Anglia and the East of England.

Roads underspend should be used to address pothole crisis

03/03/2014

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) wants spare funds to be used to help address the UK’s deteriorating road network.

Highways boss lodged road claim against own council

07/11/2013

Essex County Council highways boss Rodney Bass lodged a complaint against his own local authority after a road defect damaged his car.

Pothole for every mile of road in the UK

10/10/2013

Britain now has a pothole for every mile of road according to new research.

Pothole claims soar in York

09/10/2013

COMPENSATION claims by drivers who blame roads in York for damaging their cars have risen by more than 400 per cent.

Artist turns potholes into mini gardens

20/12/2012

An east London artist is highlighting the pothole plague across the capital by turning them into mini gardens.

Hull dumps 40mm pothole rule

06/09/2012

Hull City Council is changing its 40mm mark for potholes to be officially classed as a hazard in need of filling.

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£58,528 – £67,004
The Environmental Research Group (ERG), part of the School of Public Health at Imperial College London. Imperial College London, White City Campus, London W12 0BZ
Recruiter: Imperial College London

Senior Traffic Technician

£25,481 - £28,672
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Traffic Technician working with the forward thinking Traffic Team of Pembrokeshire County Council.  Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
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Definitive Map Officer

£27,049 - £30,564
We are currently recruiting for a Definitive Map Officer to work within our Public Rights of Way and Highway Records team. Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Doncaster Council

Senior Finance Business Partner - IDB Property

£53000 - £62364 per annum + + Flexible Working & Local Gov Pension
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Recruiter: Essex County Council

Senior Finance Business Partner - Waste and Green Space

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Recruiter: Essex County Council

Senior Engineer

£35,745 - £39,880
Are you an experienced Engineer looking for a new challenge? Lincolnshire
Recruiter: Lincolnshire County Council

Highway Network Officer

£31,346 - £32,234
Are you looking to progress your career within the Highways and Transport sector? Workington, Cumbria
Recruiter: Cumbria County Council

Head of Highways & Transport

£58,568 - £66,923 per annum
This is hugely exciting time to join the Council in this new role as the strategic lead for our Highways and Transport service. York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Consultant – Low carbon transport specialist

Up to £37,000 per annum, depending on experience
We are looking for an experienced individual, passionate about decarbonising transport and improving air quality. Homeworking
Recruiter: Energy Saving Trust

Apprentice Project Support Assistant

£12,656.10
Looking for a new challenge or your first steps along your career?  Your next adventure starts here!  York, North Yorkshire
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Development and Flood Risk Officer

Up to £141.50 per day + PAYE
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Principal Local Engineer

£35,745 - £43,857
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Recruiter: Birmingham City Council

Vehicle Technician

£24,982 - £29,577 per annum
This position is a fixed term contract for 12 months with the prospect of a... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Project Engineer

£32,234 - £34,728 per annum
We are looking for degree qualified candidates with relevant post graduate experience in the sector. Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

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Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Local Highway Officer

£22,183 - £32,234
The role is to identify maintenance repairs and improvements, dealing with customer correspondence from Parish Councils and members of the public. Cambridgeshire
Recruiter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Senior infrastructure engineer

£45.834 - £56.141
You’ll lead the building, testing and monitoring new and existing services both on-prem and in the cloud. Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Highways Engineer/Technician

Up to £33,000
An experienced and skilled Highways Engineer is sought to deliver a wide range of highway and traffic initiatives. Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Recruiter: Broxbourne Borough Council

Principal Local Engineer

£35,745 - £43,857
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Recruiter: Birmingham City Council

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