Highways England

Road Safety
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Shutting the Gate

In a new effort to reduce tailgating on Britain’s road network, Highways England has been trialling special roadside camera technology…

Technology & Innovation
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Highways England breaks new ground with eco drive to bring the country’s verges to life

Highways England is driving a new initiative which will have wide-reaching benefits for the environment and biodiversity – and the answer lies in the soil.
Government Investment
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Highways England begins search for partner to build Britain’s longest road tunnel

Highways England is today inviting tenders for its largest ever contract, the £2 billion package to build the longest road tunnel in Britain that sits at the heart of the proposed Lower Thames Crossing, the most ambitious roads project for a generation.
Other
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Highways England signs BuildForce charter to encourage ex-military personnel into construction

Ex-military personnel wanting to join the construction industry have received a major boost today after Highways England signed the BuildForce Veteran Alliance Charter to support them into the industry.
Road Safety
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Highways England airs plan to protect workers with new inflatable barrier

An inflatable safety barrier that can be put up in a matter of minutes is to help protect road workers on Highways England’s road network.
Technology & Innovation
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New gritters take to the road

Ninety-three new state of the art gritters will be patrolling England’s motorways and major A roads this winter as part of a multi-million investment to help keep traffic moving in severe weather.
Cars
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Leading the charge on World EV Day!

Highways England is super-charging a green incentive scheme with a multi-million pound investment that allows businesses to try electric vehicles for free before they buy.
Government Investment
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£27billion roads investment to support 64,000 jobs

Highways England has today unveiled the details of plans for £27.4 billion investment in the strategic road network across the country.
Other
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Highways England traffic officers prove a real role ‘model’ for 10-year-old Toby

Ten-year-old Toby Mouzouros has a driving ambition to become a Highways England traffic officer when he gets older.