strategic road network

Don't cut back on SRN stewardship, Gooding warns next government

11/11/2019

A key industry figure has warned the next government not to cut back on ‘vital’ maintenance and renewals for the strategic road network, if it reviews the scale of the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS 2).

Exclusive: Jim O'Sullivan says 'the conventional motorway is over'

04/04/2019

The days of the conventional motorway are over and its textbook is set for its last edition, Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan told Highways in an exclusive interview.

Drivers still ignoring red X's as Highways England awaits green light on cameras

07/03/2019

New research from the RAC has found that more than a fifth of motorists have driven in a lane closed by the red X sign in the past year.

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.

The bottom line: Freight firms bemoan SRN surface quality

08/11/2018

Only half of logistics and coach operators are satisfied with the strategic road network, according to the road users’ watchdog.

Report seeks 'greener roads at the heart of RIS2'

17/04/2018

Campaigners have called for a ‘green retrofit’ of the strategic road network (SRN) to make it ‘safer, greener and more in keeping with its surroundings’.

Major Road Network proposals gaining traction

04/01/2017

The co-authors of the Rees Jeffrey’s Report ‘A Major Road Network for England’ are increasingly optimistic that the study’s proposals will be taken forward.

RSTA welcomes Major Road Network study

18/10/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has welcomed the publication of the Rees Jeffrey’s Report ‘A Major Road Network for England’.

Study identifies need for a Major Road Network

12/10/2016

A new independent study for the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund has identified the need for a Major Road Network in England.

Transport Focus to highlight road users at Highways SIB

01/09/2016

Transport Focus (TF) will explain its work in representing the interests of road users on the strategic road network at this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event.

A-one+ invests in machinery to tackle overgrown verges

01/03/2016

A-one+ is taking decisive action to tackle overgrown verges and greenery on the strategic road network.

Highways England launches five year delivery plan

26/03/2015

A five year delivery plan which sets out how £11 billion will be spent on improving England’s motorways and major A-roads has been published by Highways England today (26 March 2015).

Business plan for roads revealed

09/12/2014

A five-year business plan that sets out how England’s motorways and major A-roads will be modernised, maintained and operated between 2015 and 2020 has been published.

Road Safety Foundation: Safety is key on strategic roads

08/07/2014

Safety should be at the forefront when it comes to investment in England’s strategic road network, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation.

FMG show off road clearing techniques

30/01/2014

FMG have demonstrated the latest techniques for clearing major road incidents, in a demonstration in front of the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin.

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