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Local Transport Today
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Major capacity enhancements to two of the most congested parts of England’s strategic road network (SRN) are to be explored in a new wave of... continue
Local Transport Today
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A tunnel could be built in the Cotswolds Area on the Outstanding Natural Beauty near Gloucester to eliminate a bottleneck on the A417. The Swindon to... continue
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The future management of the Severn crossings will be reviewed by the DfT, Highways England and the Welsh Government. The current concessionaire is... continue
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Six new studies will address big challenges on sections of the strategic road network, with the findings expected to inform the second Road... continue
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Significant traffic growth on England’s strategic road network (SRN) is forecast under all of the scenarios presented in the Road Investment... continue
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A major upgrade to the A5036 Princess Way, the dual carriageway connecting the port of Liverpool with the  M57/M58, is promised in the first... continue
Local Transport Today
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A big programme of improvements to the A12 between the M25 and Ipswich is proposed for the next ten years.  In the first five-year RIS?period,... continue
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Media monitor
Comments by UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage on road congestion made the front page of the Metro newspaper on 8 December. “Nigel... continue
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England’s biggest cities will be linked by a continuous network of smart motorways within ten years, with permanent hard shoulder running and... continue
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Highways England will not be set a target to reduce delays but will be required to report on average delay, measured by time lost per vehicle per... continue
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Key figures in the Government’s road reforms discussed progress at last week’s LTT-sponsored ‘Representing the road user’... continue
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In brief
Fife Council is planning a 25% cut to supported bus service spending as part of a £5m savings programme on transport. Fife has already... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Ministers announced last week that Highways England will be the name of the new Government company that takes over the running of the strategic road... continue
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News
North Yorkshire County Council has awarded Siemens a contract to provide traffic management services, including real-time urban traffic control and... continue
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Detail
The Highways Agency has appointed a Mott MacDonald/Grontmij joint venture to undertake preliminary design for improvement works around junction 10 of... continue
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Detail
Trafford Council in Greater Manchester has shortlisted bidders for its highways, streetlighting and technical services partnership contracts. Details... continue
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Detail
Transport Scotland has awarded Amey LG Ltd the contract to manage the Forth Road Bridge and new Queensferry Crossing. The contract will take effect... continue
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Regular news
Councillors in Wiltshire have ruled out the widespread implementation of signed-only 20mph speed limits, saying there is little evidence to suggest... continue
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News
Northamptonshire County Council has signed a four-year extension with KierWSP for highways services, taking the contract up to March 2020. The... continue
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In brief
The speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England and Wales will be raised from 50 to 60mph from the 6 April 2015, the DfT has confirmed.... continue
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