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£1.1bn of road improvements set to take place in East of England

16/01/2017

Consultations on £1.1 billion of improvements to some of the East of England’s busiest roads will take place over the next three months.

Former adviser to McLoughlin wants greater focus on roads

11/01/2017

A former special adviser to previous Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has admitted that the Government spent far too much time working on rail policy and “not enough on roads”.

56,000 construction professionals needed by 2020

01/12/2016

More than 50,000 construction professionals, including 15,000 in the roads sector, are needed to deliver key infrastructure projects.  

Construction of £1.5bn A14 scheme starts

28/11/2016

Work on the £1.5 billion A14 upgrade in Cambridgeshire is officially underway.

Further details of £1.3bn road investment announced

28/11/2016

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has outlined further details of more than £1.3 billion of road improvements which were announced as part of the Autumn Statement last week.

Transport Secretary announces motorway improvements

20/10/2016

The Transport Secretary has announced Highways England road improvement schemes worth up to £20 million that he ways will create thousands of jobs and homes in the South West.

£70m fund to support road safety along HS2 route

12/10/2016

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced £70 million funding to support local communities and road safety along the HS2 route between London and the West Midlands.

Midlands Connect receives £12m funding boost

04/10/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) has provided Midlands Connect with a further £12 million for its work in developing the transport links needed to power the Midlands Engine.

IPPR calls for “North First” approach to infrastructure funding

10/08/2016

Figures released by economic think tank IPPR reveal the North of England is six-times less funded than London on infrastructure.

Grayling visits north-west transport projects

05/08/2016

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has visited the Manchester Airport relief road project and the Port of Liverpool to see how the north-west is benefiting from government investment in transport infrastructure.

Midlands Connect report: Speed up road and rail improvements

22/07/2016

A report from Midlands Connect has called for a quickening of the pace in tackling the bottlenecks at the heart of the UK’s road and rail network.

Roads sector welcomes Grayling appointment

20/07/2016

The appointment of Chris Grayling as the government’s new Transport Secretary has been welcomed by the highways sector.

Grayling replaces McLoughlin as Transport Secretary

14/07/2016

Chris Grayling is the government’s new Transport Secretary.

Glaister to continue as ORR chair

30/06/2016

Stephen Glaister has been reappointed chair of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) until December 2017.

Transport Secretary sets out government plans

19/05/2016

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has set out the government’s plans for transport and infrastructure.

A591 in Cumbria to reopen next month

11/04/2016

The storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria will reopen next month (May).

DfT reveals details of £50m pothole funding allocation

07/04/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) has set out how £50 million of funding will be spent on repairing almost one million potholes across the country over the next year.

Transport Secretary visits Norfolk to see road schemes

07/03/2016

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited Norfolk last week and took a look at the early work being carried out on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR).  

New headquarters for Highways England

19/03/2015

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has officially opened the new headquarters of Highways England – the government-owned company that will take over the running of England’s motorways and A-roads from 1 April 2015.

Call for integrated transport network in the north

13/01/2015

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has called for an integrated transport network for the north.

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