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Cost fears over road works permit scheme

20/04/2011

Leaders of the National Joint Utilities Group have raised concerns over Government plans to introduce permit schemes to help reduce the disruption caused by road works.

Research fund to speed-up road works

12/05/2011

A £1m research fund has been launched to develop new technology to reduce the disruption caused by road works.

Councils to charge for road works

26/01/2012

New powers to help councils cut the disruption caused by road works have been announced by Transport Minister Norman Baker.

Road works fines to quadruple

15/03/2012

Utility companies are facing higher charges of up to £10,000 a day for road works which take too long to complete.

Home counties attack road works disruption

26/06/2012

Transport Minister Norman Baker approved the country's latest permit scheme today covering parts of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex.

Road works crew face hail of abuse from drivers

21/08/2012

Construction workers in Kent are being verbally abused by drivers on a South East Water job near Whitstable.

Drivers cut through M60 road works

12/09/2012

Motorists on the M60 and M56 in south Manchester are ignoring diversions and driving through roadworks.

Red tape cut for road works

09/04/2013

A start date has been set for new technology which will make it easier for local councils and utility companies to manage road works.

Highways England could raise motorway speed limit to 60mph

23/10/2017

Highways England could increase the speed limit on motorway road works to 60mph as early as this year, following trials that showed that higher speeds reduced drivers’ heart rates.

Grayling plans to put utilities under pavements to cut potholes

30/04/2018

Ministers plan to make pavements the default location for new utility infrastructure, to cut down on roadworks and potholes, it has been reported.

Scottish road works boss hits out at Grayling's utilities plans

24/05/2018

The Scottish Road Works Commissioner has described Chris Grayling’s proposal to make the footway the default location for new utilities as 'wholly impractical' and 'politically driven'.

New app to beat the road works launched

21/09/2018

Ringway has teamed up with Elgin to use newly-developed technology to give drivers live information to help them beat road works problems. 

Community panel to support road works plans

21/09/2018

Business, civic and community leaders from across Kent have been invited to form an advisory panel to help Highways England, Kent County Council and Medway Council ensure road works across the county are well co-ordinated and communicated.

Lane rental cash funds smart traffic light trial

07/05/2019

A major utility firm has worked with a local authority and a technology firm to develop ‘smart’ traffic lights that aim to increase traffic flow by up to 24%.

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