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RSTA launches new code of practice

02/09/2013

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has published best practice guidance on the installation of innovative patching systems for road maintenance.

£30m boost for West Sussex roads

06/01/2014

West Sussex County Council is set to spend around £30 million on road maintenance improvements. 

Kennedy announces £20m boost for roads

28/01/2014

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has announced that £20 million will be allocated to road maintenance in Northern Ireland.

£10m to be spent on improving Scotland’s roads

17/03/2014

An extra £10 million will be spent on improving trunk roads in Scotland.

Transport network “at risk”, ICE report claims

26/06/2014

The government and local authorities must establish a more ambitious joint programme to clear the road maintenance backlog. That’s one of the key recommendations from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) after local transport was graded D- (“at risk”) in its State of the Nation: Infrastructure 2014 “scorecard” report published today (26 June).

Patching dragon used on UK roads

26/06/2014

A Swedish patcher known as ‘the dragon’ is being trialled on UK highway maintenance jobs.

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.

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.

Highways Agency looks forward to 2015

29/01/2015

The Highways Agency is facing a transformative year in 2015.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.  

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.

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.

£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.

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. 

Skanska wins Somerset roads deal

19/01/2017

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

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.

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.

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.

Lincs to trial new SAMI system

15/07/2019

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

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