Highways England


Britain’s biggest road upgrade uncovers extremely rare Roman coin

The ‘radiate’ coin, which depicts the Roman emperor Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus wearing a radiate crown, is only the second of…

Government Investment

Green light for £1 billion trans-Pennine transformation

Options for the transformation of a key northern route, improving connections between the east and west of England were unveiled…


Trucker making mobile card payment among 3,000 caught by HGV supercabs

Footage shows M40 lorry driver using both hands to hold credit card and mobile Over 3,500 offences recorded by Highways…

Road Safety

Giant mobile barrier lorries rolled out

The 16-tonne barriers are among the latest innovations demonstrating Highways England’s commitment to investing in new technology to improve safety…


Highways England helping motorists over Easter period

Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks to help people travelling over Easter and…

Road Safety

New style roadworks cut disruption for drivers and residents

Highways England has changed the way it is working on two motorway upgrades – and has cut the length of…

Road Safety

Highways England takes safety message to motorcyclists

Teaming up with partners from the emergency services, Highways England will have a stand at the British Superbike Championships at…

Road Safety

Ready, set, lift! Giant ‘superspan’ gantry installed across M6

The structure is nearly 131ft (40m) in length and weighs around 46 tonnes. It was lowered into place by a…


Innovative roadworks scoop top safety award

Traditionally, to ensure the work to install the studs can be done safely, two lanes of the road, and sometimes…

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