road maintenance

Multevo takes an agile route to recovery

12/06/2020

As lockdown measures begin to be eased, equipment supplier and subcontractor Multevo has increased capacity as part of wider mobilisation efforts.

Maintenance funding allocations for 2020-2021 revealed

15/05/2020

The Government has published the highway maintenance allocations for each highway authority in England for 2020/2021.

Lincs to trial new SAMI system

15/07/2019

Lincolnshire CC is trialling new modified road-building materials under a £200,000 project.

Scotland seeking contractors for £1.4bn trunk road contracts

28/08/2018

The Scottish Government has launched the procurement process for two new road maintenance contracts worth up to £1.4bn over 12 years.

Hertfordshire road maintenance plans agreed

17/03/2017

The highways works programme for 2017/18 has been agreed by Hertfordshire County Council’s Cabinet covering the key targets for maintenance and improvement of its roads.

Infrared technology could be used to fix potholes

25/01/2017

Infrared heating technology developed by researchers at Brunel University London could be used to repair roads and help authorities save millions.

Skanska wins Somerset roads deal

19/01/2017

Skanska has been awarded a contract to maintain the roads on behalf of Somerset County Council.

LGA warns 2017 could be ‘tipping point’ year for potholes

09/01/2017

Local authorities have warned that 2017 could represent a tipping point for potholes with new analysis showing the repair bill could reach £14 billion within two years. 

£100m to be spent on improving Manchester’s roads

05/01/2017

Manchester City Council will spend £100 million on improving the city’s roads over the next five years.

Volker wins £45m contract with Medway Council

22/11/2016

VolkerHighways has landed a new highways maintenance contract with Medway Council, worth approximately £9 million a year.

St Helens Council invests in new road maintenance vehicle

09/08/2016

St Helens Council has bought a new highway maintenance vehicle from Multihog after achieving more than £2,000 of savings per week during a trial last year.

Call to improve Scottish road maintenance

04/08/2016

Urgent action is needed to help improve the condition of Scotland’s roads, according to a report by Audit Scotland.  

Amey develops new mobile asphalt unit

01/07/2016

Amey has developed a mobile asphalt production unit that is enabling highways maintenance teams to work with much more flexibility – and with up to 30% less wastage.

RSTA: Spend more money on roads to cope with rise in car journeys

20/06/2016

A predicted rise in car journeys underlines the need for a well maintained road network, according to the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA).

Wiltshire Council awards £75m maintenance contract to Ringway

21/01/2016

Wiltshire Council has awarded a five-year £75 million highways maintenance contract to Ringway Infrastructure Services Limited.

Research competition for student engineers

06/05/2015

Second year undergraduate civil engineering students from across Scotland are being offered the opportunity to win a place on The Road Maintenance Research Working Group.

AIA calls on incoming government to prioritise local roads

20/04/2015

The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) has called on the incoming government to make local road funding a priority.

Highways Agency looks forward to 2015

29/01/2015

The Highways Agency is facing a transformative year in 2015.

Road improvements completed in East Sussex

29/07/2014

East Sussex County Council has completed resurfacing work on a total of 2,250 metres of road.

LGA wants fuel duty spent on improving roads

07/07/2014

Investing fuel duty back into road maintenance would allow councils to bring crumbling roads back up to scratch within a decade, the Local Government Association (LGA) has claimed.

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