road network

Apostrophe ‘lives on’ in North Yorkshire

20/05/2024

North Yorkshire Council is ditching plans to stop using apostrophes on street signs and has promised to reinstate the punctuation mark on a controversial sign.

ADEPT Conference: Beware the unintended consequences of EVs

25/11/2021

Electric cars will not solve issues of pollution and climate change or tackle the dominance of the vehicles on roads and footways, local government place directors have been told.

Herefordshire ditches £250m road schemes

03/02/2021

Herefordshire County Council has scrapped plans for two major roadbuilding schemes near Hereford, citing the climate emergency and the need to decarbonise transport.

Grayling MRN scheme nears approval, two years on

29/10/2020

£13m of major road network (MRN) cash will be released for upgrades to the A595 at Grizebeck, Cumbria, the transport secretary has announced, two years after his predecessor said the scheme would be funded under the MRN.

Weekend jams predicted as drivers return from UK holidays

27/08/2020

An estimated 18 million leisure trips will be taken by car this weekend, 1.8 million more than last year, new research from the RAC suggests.

Highways England RIS 1 assessment: Safety record tarnishes success

22/07/2020

Highways England has met its reduced target for the delivery of major schemes but must do more to improve safety on its network, the strategic roads regulator has said.

DfT urgently seeking data

26/03/2020

The Department for Transport (DfT) is urgently seeking local authority transport data to aid the response to COVID-19.

Sort my sign, watchdog tells Highways England

24/02/2020

A new nationwide campaign aims to put pressure on Highways England to improve the quality of its signage and road safety.

Highways England still sending letters for red X offences

29/01/2020

Highways England is still sending much-criticised warning letters to drivers who illegally drive under red X signs on smart motorways, six months after a change in the law allowed camera evidence to be used for prosecutions.

£28m York MRN scheme takes a 'step forward' - a year on

23/10/2019

The Government has announced ‘the next stage in the development’ of the York Outer Ring Road – a year after the previous transport secretary said the scheme would be funded under the major road network.

Transport East gets roads cash bids under the wire

03/09/2019

The emerging sub-national transport body for the East of England has submitted bids for a share of £3.5bn for local roads of the National Roads Fund.

South West STB make case for share of £3.5bn roads cash

21/08/2019

The South West peninsula’s regional transport body has submitted a list of nine high-priority road improvement schemes for a share of £3.5bn government cash.

Delivery doubts surface in watchdog's SRN health check

24/07/2019

Highways England has been given a reasonably clean bill of health by its watchdog's annual report, although more progress must be made on safety, customer satisfaction and the continuing delays to delivery.

Highways Awards: The view from the Judging Panel

20/06/2019

Nicola Bell, Highways England’s regional operations director for the South East and a judge at this year’s Highways Awards, tells Highways about the value of the awards and how the judging can get ‘a wee bit heated at times’.

Traffex 2019 looks to the future of mobility

08/03/2019

Traffex 2019 will take visitors through a virtual time machine visualised by partners Costain and Mott MacDonald.

Disabled road users need change, watchdog says

29/11/2018

The transport watchdog has called on Highways England and others to do more to meet the needs of people with disabilities using the road network.

DfT 'considering TRO alternative' to tackle pavement parking

03/09/2018

The Department for Transport has responded to criticism from charity leaders who have accused ministers of stalling on the issue of pavement parking.

Traffic increases with ongoing rural rise

11/07/2018

Traffic on Britain’s roads reached yet another all-time high last year, with car, van and lorry use all increasing but bus mileage continuing to fall.

Analysis: Major roads, major concerns?

31/05/2018

With the consultation on the Department for Transport's major road plans having closed in late March and ministers now considering their next moves, Dominic Browne reports on reactions from leading professional bodies.

'Action needed' on better links to ports

25/04/2018

Contractors have called for ministers to take action after an official report found that infrastructure investment and planning decisions need to take better account of road and rail connections to ports.

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Installation and Provisioning Engineer

Competitive
Reporting into the Installation & Provisioning Manager, you will be responsible for creating Planned Engineer Works (PEWS) for the active installation and commissioning team You will be responsible for tracking and monitoring progress of a project and ens England, Lancashire, Chorley
Recruiter: Telent

Traffic management operative

Competitive
The Traffic Management Operative will report to the Contract Manager, you will be required to carry out deployment of traffic signals and associated equipment. Additional duties may include switch-offs of traffic signal equipment. England, West Sussex, Crawley
Recruiter: Telent

Traffic Management Operative

Competitive
Reporting to the Contract Manager, you will be required to carry out deployment of traffic signals and associated equipment. Additional duties may include switch-offs of traffic signal equipment. England, West Midlands, Wednesbury
Recruiter: Telent

Traffic Installation Technician

Competitive
Reporting to the Contract Manager, you will be required to carry out maintenance of traffic signals and associated equipment. Additional duties also include switch on/offs or traffic signals for 3rd party companies. England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Recruiter: Telent

Traffic Engineer

Competitive
Reporting to the Contract Manager, you will be required to carry out maintenance of traffic signals and associated equipment. Additional duties also include switch on/offs or traffic signals for 3rd party companies. England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Recruiter: Telent

Senior Traffic Engineer

Competitive
Reporting into the Contract Manager, you will be supporting the Traffic Signal maintenance contracts within our Asset Management division. The role is to carry out maintenance of traffic signals and associated equipment. England, Gloucestershire, Gloucester
Recruiter: Telent

Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer

Company Vehicle and Career Progression
Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer Telent are now looking for a Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer to join a talented team of Traffic Signals spec England, Kent, Aylesford
Recruiter: Telent

Trainee Traffic Installation Technician

Competitive
Telent are now looking for a Trainee Traffic Installation Technician to join a talented team of Traffic Signals / Traffic Lighting specialists in the Salisbury / Wiltshire regions. England, Wiltshire, Salisbury
Recruiter: Telent

Traffic Engineer

Company Vehicle + Overtime + Progression
Telent are on the lookout for a Traffic Engineer to join a talented and experienced team of Engineers, covering the areas in and around Salisbury, Wiltshire and Southampton. England, Wiltshire, Salisbury
Recruiter: Telent

Trainee Traffic Installation Technician

Competitive
Telent are now looking for a Trainee Traffic Installation Technician to join a talented team of Traffic Signals specialists in the Crawley / West Sussex region. England, West Sussex, Crawley
Recruiter: Telent

Fleet Support Officer

£30,033 - £31,440
An opportunity has arisen for a Fleet Support Officer Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Senior Transport Planner

Competitive plus benefits
Senior Transport Planner Peterborough / Hybrid working   28 days' annual leave plus bank holidays Company car or car allowance plus fuel or charge ... Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Recruiter: Helena Copping

Highway Inspections Technical Support Officer

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Staffordshire County Council
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Light Vehicle Mechanic

Grade 8 £14.26 - £15.25 per hour
We are looking for a highly motivated Light Vehicle Mechanic to join our County Transport team Derbyshire
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Light Vehicle Mechanic

Grade 8 £14.26 - £15.25 per hour
We are looking for a highly motivated Light Vehicle Mechanic to join our County Transport team Derbyshire / Ambergate
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Programme Assistant (Capital Programme Team) - WMF1265e

Grade 9 £32,076 - £33,024
The Capital Programme team is responsible for the core delivery of the Council’s c.£60m/year Capital Programme Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

Project Manager - Parking Services - WMF1269e

Project Manager - Parking Services - WMF1269e
Would you like to be part of our journey and make a positive impact on our area? Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

Highways Engagement Officer - WMF1266e

£32,076 - £33,024
We are excited to offer this permanent opportunity covering the 3 locality areas of Westmorland and Furness Council Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

Supervising Technician

£33,024.00 - £35,745.00, Grade 8, 37 hours, Permanent
We are an award winning enthusiastic team who pride themselves on providing a top class Transport Service. Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Heavy Goods Vehicle / Light Vehicle Mechanic

£14.26 - £15.25 per hour – (2024/25 pay award pending) plus market leading package (see below)
You will need to be suitably experienced, hold a minimum of an NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) vocational County Transport – Brimington Workshops
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

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