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New strategies for motorways and major roads

20/05/2013

Three of England’s key motorways and major ‘A’ roads will benefit from more robust long term investment planning, the Government has revealed.

£7m investment for roads across Staffordshire

09/07/2013

Staffordshire County Council will spend almost £7 million on road improvements across the county.

£65,000 improvement scheme to start

03/09/2013

A £65,000 project to improve a busy crossroads in Coagh, near Cookstown in Northern Ireland is set to get underway next Monday (9 September).

Road improvements announced in Northern Ireland

27/09/2013

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has announced that a major £250,000 road improvement scheme is set to begin on the B8 near Mayobridge in Northern Ireland.

Update on Londonderry road improvements

04/12/2013

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has set out Roads Service’s progress on investment totalling £8million for road improvement and maintenance schemes in Derry, Northern Ireland this year.

Nottingham firm wins road improvement contracts

09/01/2014

Nottingham-based Thomas Bow City Asphalt is set to carry road improvements in Lincolnshire, Nottingham and Derbyshire after securing almost £30 million worth of contracts over the last year.

£1.5m for road and cycle improvements in Northern Ireland

19/02/2014

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has announced the start of two schemes totalling £1.5 million in Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Staffordshire road improvements could help economy

20/02/2014

Improvements to major trunk roads will help drive economic growth in Staffordshire.

Road improvements to take place in north east

30/04/2014

The Highways Agency is set to carry out a major programme of road improvements in the north east, including work on the A1 north-south corridor between Leeming and Berwick.

Olympic and Paralympic stars call for cycling to be prioritised

06/05/2014

Fourteen Olympic and Paralympic cycling stars are calling on local authorities across Britain to make a public commitment to improve conditions on the road for people on bikes.

Major road improvement scheme ahead of schedule in Staffordshire

23/05/2014

A major road improvement scheme to support increased economic growth in Staffordshire will be completed months ahead of schedule.

A23 improvements enter final phase

02/07/2014

A major scheme to improve journeys on the A23 between London and Brighton will move into its final phase of construction this month.

Transport improvements announced in Staffordshire

10/07/2014

Work on an access route which will ease congestion and aid growth in Stafford can start as early as next April following a major government funding announcement.

Survey shows investment in East Sussex roads is paying off

27/05/2015

Major investment in East Sussex’s road network is paying off, according to the latest mechanical survey which shows signs of significant improvement.

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.

£10m to be spent on improving roads in Newcastle city centre

19/10/2015

Newcastle City Council will spend £10 million on improving roads in the city centre.

Mayor calls for further improvements to London’s roads

04/02/2016

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for new measures – including the introduction of two new east-west cross-city tunnels – to secure the long-term success of the capital’s roads.  

Essex CC to spend £300m on roads over next three years

11/02/2016

Essex County Council has committed to a £300 million programme of investment in its road network over the next three years.

£10.5m investment in Wirral’s roads

29/02/2016

Wirral Council is investing £10.5 million in improving the borough’s highway and transport network.

Coventry’s roads set for £11m improvement scheme

01/03/2016

Coventry City Council is set to spend £11.2 million on improving roads over the coming year.

Hertfordshire CC approves £34m highways repair programme

23/03/2016

Hertfordshire County Council has approved £34 million worth of highway improvement schemes.

Improvements to A602 move a step closer

12/05/2016

Improvements to one of the busiest roads in Hertfordshire – the A602 – have moved a step closer.

Resurfacing works in Hertfordshire almost complete

13/07/2016

Hertfordshire's programme of summer resurfacing works to extend the life of roads in the county is almost complete.

Hampshire CC to spend £1.8m on road improvements

17/08/2016

Hampshire County Council will spend an extra £1.8 million on road improvements this summer.

Plans for south east road improvements to go on display

14/10/2016

Plans for seven road improvement schemes, worth up to £605 million, will go on display in the south east.

Road improved as part of regeneration scheme

18/10/2016

A road in the Abbey Wood area of London is set for a range of street and public space improvements, as part of a wider regeneration scheme for the area.

Council invests in highway equipment

14/11/2016

An investment of £450,000 in equipment for highway maintenance work will allow Powys County Council to deliver road improvements more quickly and efficiently.

Chancellor to unveil £1.3bn roads improvement package

21/11/2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond will unveil a £1.3 billion package of local road improvements and congestion busting schemes in the Autumn Statement on Wednesday (23 November).

Further details of £1.3bn road investment announced

28/11/2016

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has outlined further details of more than £1.3 billion of road improvements which were announced as part of the Autumn Statement last week.

Contractors to deliver £500m civils deal on behalf of TfL

05/01/2017

Costain, Morgan Sindall and Skanska will deliver £500 million worth of improvements to the capital's road network on behalf of Transport for London (TfL).

Multi-million A9 dualling contract up for grabs

02/03/2017

The Scottish Government's A9 Dualling Programme continues to make progress with the start of procurement for the next section of the road to be dualled.

A27 improvement plans for Worthing remain unchanged - minister

15/03/2017

The transport minister John Hayes has told Worthing's MP that plans to improve the A27 through the town remain on track, despite the scrapping of upgrades to the road through nearby Chichester.

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