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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
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
A full study of all modes of transport on the Southern Trans-Pennine corridor (Greater Manchester to South Yorkshire) is urgently required and will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
SYSTRA HAS been selected to undertake the A76 corridor partnership study on behalf of East Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Councils, in... continue
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Lead Story
TRANSPORT LINKS in Bridgwater and Taunton are to be upgraded with funding from the Department for Transport to ensure that adequate infrastructure is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
New transport powers for the English regions will be unveiled within weeks, the Deputy Prime Minister told The Northern Echo today. Nick... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRAFFIC ON a new dual carriageway between the M6 and Manchester is to be restricted to 60mph, rather than 70, on air quality grounds.  Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Countryside campaigners are calling on the DfT to abandon its road-based  TransPennine study, saying it  fails to take into account the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  What is the benefit:cost ratio for the Highways Agency’s A556 dual carriageway improvement scheme, just approved by ministers? A... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Many of the transport projects that Parsons Brinckerhoff works on make headline news – HS2, Manchester Metrolink and the M25 to name but three.... continue
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Detail
Aberdeen City Council has appointed Balfour Beatty to build the £14.3m Third Don Crossing, which is designed to relieve congestion on the two... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Chancellor George Osborne has promised to unveil "further improvements" to South West England's road and rail networks in the last autumn statement... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have pledged to add 900 extra lane miles of road capacity, a third more than provided in Labour's last decade in power, in the next... continue
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Regular news
The DfT has identified a series of road improvements to the A47 in Norfolk that could be added to the Highways Agency’s future road... continue
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Detail
The Scottish Government has selected consultant Jacobs to design the dualling of a 32-mile section of the A9 between the Pass of Birnam and Glen... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Detail
Balfour Beatty has won a £75.7m early contractor involvement design and build contract from the Highways Agency for the A63 Castle Street... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Stephen Russell has joined consultant Mouchel as business unit director for highways in England and Wales. Russell was operations director,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Britain's manufacturers have called for an Infrastructure Authority to address the nation’s long-term transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
A new 125mph railway linking the north of England’s five conurbations forms the centrepiece of a transport strategy proposed by the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant AECOM has won a £35,000 contract from the Highways Agency to conduct qualitative research on new names for the HA, which will become... continue
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Detail
A joint venture of consultants WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff has won a £60,000 contract to “measure and report on the total contribution... continue
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