Highways England

Government Investment
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Highways England awards groundbreaking contracts to deliver major upgrades

Highways England has signed a £61.4 million contract with supply chain partner Geoffrey Osborne Ltd to deliver a major upgrade…

Technology & Innovation
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Highways England unveils successful air quality and innovation competition entries

The technology would inform drivers of the time remaining before traffic lights will change to green at junctions and suggest an appropriate speed,…

Government Investment
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Highways England goes multilingual with roadworks signs!

Highways England has started giving roadworks information in nine foreign languages on several of its portable electronic variable messages signs.…

Other
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Innovative incident response vehicle geared up to reduce traffic delays

An innovative all-in-one response vehicle that can stop and direct motorway traffic after incidents – then clean up spillages and repair the road afterwards – is set to dramatically reduce delays for drivers
Road Safety
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Safety tips for motorway drivers at start of breakdown season

Over 48,500 breakdowns reported on England’s motorways last summer Extra 700 breakdowns a week expected from today New safety campaign…

Government Investment
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Views sought on Norwich’s Thickthorn interchange overhaul

Road users are being invited to share their views on plans to upgrade a vital roundabout that connects the A11…

Other
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Huge beam to be installed on Bedford bridge

Major maintenance on the Castle Mill Viaduct, which carries the A421 over the River Great Ouse between Renhold and Cardington,…

Technology & Innovation
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Highways England to introduce use of driverless construction plant on maintenance projects

Highways England plans to revolutionise construction and maintenance schemes on the strategic road network by introducing the use of connected…

Government Investment
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New life for disused A1 buildings

The site, in a layby off the A1 northbound at Sandy, had been used as a weighbridge by the Driver…