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Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government is holding public exhibitions on plans for the circa-£1bn M4 relief road round the south of Newport between Magor... continue
Categories: Road building, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Rail and Road (ORR) is commissioning consultants to advise on how it should benchmark the performance of Highways England.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Norfolk County Council has asked the DfT to fund half a £30m shortfall that has emerged in the cost of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The mayor of Torbay’s desire to cut the number of traffic signals in the council area seems likely to result in only one junction being... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Highways England is to conduct off-road trials of inductive charging that would allow drivers to charge their electric vehicles without... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Councillors in Liverpool have approved the next steps in a major programme of changes to the city’s road network, including city centre public... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Surrey County Council is urging the Government to ringfence a proportion of vehicle excise duty revenues for local roads. The Chancellor George... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
"Generations of travellers" will be catered for by upgrades to the strategic road network, the DfT vows today after MPs slammed it for allowing... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Norfolk County Council’s proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR) has cleared a legal hurdle after lawyers told environmental groups... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
West Sussex County Council’s proposed permit system for works on the highway will cover all works on all roads. A sliding scale of permit... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has opened the upgraded A453 trunk road connecting the M1 junction 24 with the A52 in Nottingham. The... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Highways England has appointed six joint ventures to design and build ten smart motorway schemes across England, with a value of about... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Detail
Highways England has awarded a joint venture of ARUP and URS (now part of AECOM) a £248,933 contract to advise on the new Expressway trunk road... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT and Transport for the North have awarded a £1.3m contract to a Mouchel/Hyder joint venture to study the viability of a new high... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has appointed Frontier Economics to study the data requirements necessary to improve the post-opening evaluation of transport projects (LTT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lancashire County Council is to commission a study of transport options for the North Fylde Coast near Blackpool, including a £200m-plus road... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet has approved a £38m package of improvements to the A40 that connects Oxford with Witney to the west,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary today sought to downplay an increase in cost to the dualling of the A453 as he opened the £169m scheme. Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor's Productivity Plan sees a key role for roads and rail in increasing the economic output of the workforce by reducing the costs of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Highways England and Essex County Council are to collaborate on a study into options for dualling the A120 between Braintree and Marks Tey, the... continue
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