Latest news:
News category: Road building

2057 results from all titles

Local Transport Today
In brief
The Northern Ireland Executive has appointed a consortium of BAM and McCann to deliver the A26 dualling project, a five-mile scheme between... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement project is  expected to cost £1.345bn (outturn) to deliver.  Cost... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new Government company that will manage England’s strategic road network could be fined for poor performance.  Ministers are to table... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Funds earmarked for a road improvement in east London could be switched to deliver a rail project in the same area, according to the London Borough... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The National Trust has backed the possibility of a 2.9km tunnel being built to remove traffic from the vicinity of the Stonehenge World Heritage... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Andrew Forster
Not so very long ago the idea of a big road investment programme in England seemed rather fanciful. Protests against many of the schemes proposed in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has developed plans to turn the Highways Agency into a Government-owned company so that the regulator can carry out enforcement activity if... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh has refused to back proposed road improvements such as dualling the A1 north of Newcastle, highlighting that... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Orkney Islands Council is to study the construction of fixed links – such as bridges, tunnels, or causeways – between some of its smaller... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Norfolk County Council will decide whether to proceed with plans to extend the proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR) once the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Three options for removing the A303 trunk road from the vicinity of the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in Wiltshire are being investigated by the DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A major new road scheme to remove traffic from Stockport has been endorsed in a study of the A6 corridor between Manchester and Buxton in the Peak... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Cambridgeshire Conservative county councillor Shona Johnstone has been appointed a senior policy adviser for strategic roads investment... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Road Haulage Association chief executive Geoff Dunning and RAC Foundation public policy committee member David Leibling have joined Passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment extra
Lee Baker
Over the summer, Britain's manufacturers called for the politics to be taken out of transport planning, to end what they see as decades of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Lillian Burns, North West Transport Roundtable/CPRE North-West Regional Group, Prestbury, Cheshire SK10
I am currently serving on the DfT’s TransPennine feasibility study, representing both the North West Regional Group of the Campaign to Protect... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Woodside Link Houghton Regis scheme has been granted development consent by the secretary of state for transport. The Woodside Link is a new road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hailed a deal they have reached with Labour that will see construction of the M4 relief road around Newport halted... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has attacked Labour for failing to invest when it was in power, and for threatening to derail private... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
  Private toll roads are a fundamentally flawed concept Traffic volumes on private toll roads that are lower than forecast (‘Lawsuits pile... continue
< | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | >