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Roads Minister to open Seeing is Believing

10/04/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill will officially open this year’s Seeing is Believing.

New section of smart motorway opens

30/04/2014

The latest section of smart motorway has opened on the M25 in Kent and Surrey today (Wednesday 30 April).

A5-M1 link road work to start

01/05/2014

Work will get underway this month on the A5-M1 link road improvement scheme.

Roads Minister tours England’s motorway network

09/09/2014

Roads Minister John Hayes has embarked on a marathon 26-mile tour of major motorways in the West Midlands.

Roads Minister visits gritting salt supplier

26/11/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill visited one of England’s largest suppliers of gritting salt as work continues to ensure the transport system is ready for any severe weather.

Roads Minister orders review into ‘stealth’ speed cameras

10/02/2015

Roads Minister John Hayes has ordered an urgent review into ‘stealth’ speed cameras after they caught almost 700 drivers speeding in just two months.

Local authorities in battle for roads cash

12/06/2015

Councils fighting for local roads funding will be allocated funds based on performance, under a pilot scheme launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).

JV to assess feasibility of the Trans Pennine Tunnel

22/07/2015

A contract to assess the feasibility of a road tunnel that could cross the Pennines and the Peak District National Park has been awarded to a Mouchel/Hyder joint venture.

Summit held to find solutions to Operation Stack

03/08/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones visited Maidstone in Kent last week in an effort to find a solution to Operation Stack.

Roads Minister to speak at Excellence Awards

06/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones will be speaking at this year’s Highways Magazine Excellence Awards.

Exclusive: Roads Minister denies disproportionate funding

14/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has denied that the amount of money spent on the strategic road network and local roads is disproportionate.

Roads Minister highlights work of industry at Excellence Awards

15/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones says there has never been a better time to work in the highways industry.

Roads Minister opens newly-dualled section of A421

20/10/2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has officially opened a newly-dualled section of the A421.

New £120m link road to open

17/12/2015

The new £120 million Bexhill to Hastings link road will be officially opened today (17 December 2015).

East Riding’s roads get £16.7m funding boost

02/02/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) is providing an extra £16.7 million to support a five-year programme of road improvements in East Riding.

M6 stretch converted to smart motorway

08/02/2016

A £100 million upgrade to convert a stretch of the M6 in the Midlands into a smart motorway has been completed.

£110m bypass opens in South Devon

22/02/2016

A new £110 million bypass that is expected to carry 35,000 vehicles a day has been officially opened in South Devon.

New improvements at Dartford Crossing

03/03/2016

New measures to improve journey times and reduce queuing on roads around the northbound approaches to the Dartford Crossing in Kent have been agreed by Highways England and Kent County Council.  

£200m road schemes to deliver economic boost in Bedfordshire

03/03/2016

Construction of two road building schemes worth £200 million is gathering pace with the linked projects passing their one-year milestone this spring.

Study into performance of M25 launched by DfT

03/03/2016

A new study that will look at ways to improve the performance of the transport network between junctions 10 and 16 of the M25 has been launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Transport for the North report released

07/03/2016

A report into the progress of Transport for the North – a body set up to transform connectivity across the North of England – has been released today (7 March).

Thousands give views as Lower Thames Crossing consultation ends

24/03/2016

Highways England has received almost 30,000 online responses to a consultation on proposals for a multi-billion pound road link across the River Thames.

First trial of fuel price signage on the M5 to get underway

24/03/2016

New signs showing the price of fuel along the M5 between Bristol and Exeter will be up and running from next Tuesday (29 March).

Smart motorway goes live on M1

04/04/2016

The final phase of a £205 million upgrade of the M1 to a smart motorway between the East Midlands and South Yorkshire has gone live.

Highways England launches £150m innovation strategy

05/04/2016

An innovation strategy that sets out how £150 million will be spent on harnessing new technology – including trials of driverless cars and wirelessly connected vehicles – has been published by Highways England.

DfT’s incentive funding allocations revealed

08/04/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed councils individual allocations from the local highways maintenance incentive funding for 2016/17.

Roads Minister opens A138 Chelmer Viaduct

14/04/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has officially opened a new £32 million road bridge in Chelmsford, Essex.

DfT launches motoring services strategy

12/05/2016

A strategy that sets out a vision for the Department for Transport’s (DfT) three motoring services agencies has been launched.  

Roads Minister views plans to boost Port of Liverpool

16/05/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has viewed plans to upgrade roads around the Port of Liverpool and believes they will help boost the city’s economy.

Video shows demolition of bridge on A38

16/05/2016

Highways England has released video footage that shows the demolition of a bridge over the A38 near Plymouth.

Roads Minister: Time to share ideas

18/05/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has called on local authorities to share ideas and learn from one another when it comes to adopting asset management.  

Bedale bypass opened by Roads Minister

11/08/2016

The new Bedale bypass in Yorkshire has been officially opened by Roads Minister Andrew Jones.

Highways SIB: Less than two weeks to go

27/10/2016

There are less than two weeks to go until this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) – Europe’s only event for indoor showcasing of highway products as well as outdoor demonstrations in all lighting conditions.

SIB 2016: Message from the Minister

09/11/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has highlighted the demonstrations being carried out at this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event as a “stand out feature”.   

New OS system will provide roads information

17/11/2016

Ordnance Survey (OS) has created a new road network dataset that will bring together the best available information on the roads to create a single authoritative view of the network.

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