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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Around half of the agreed £6bn Local Growth Deals will be spent on new local transport schemes, which... continue
Local Transport Today
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Rik Thomas
THE ANNOUNCEMENT by chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne of tentative plans for a high-speed rail link between several cities in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities are backing plans for a rail freight interchange close to East Midlands Airport in Leicestershire.  Roxhill Development... continue
Local Transport Today
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Anti-road protesters could hamper the achievement of efficiencies from the Government’s road reforms in England, the DfT has... continue
Local Transport Today
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Norfolk County Council is to put in place new arrangements for handling consultation responses after ‘losing’ submissions made by three... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency has awarded a £184.4m contract to a team led by Balfour Beatty for the installation of a 17-mile smart motorway scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cheshire East Council has selected a preferred route for a £77m Congleton Link Road, which would connect the A534 (Sandbach Road) and the A536... continue
Local Transport Today
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Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Regarding your story “Transport debate ‘damaged by dubious job creation claims”, it’s not only in transport that such suspect... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has given final approval to Cheshire East Council’s £26.4m Crewe Green link road, a 1.1km dual carriageway providing a bypass for... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport Scotland has announced a further £6m investment on the A83 in Argyll and Bute to enable further landslide mitigation measures to be... continue
Local Transport Today
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Balfour Beatty has won a £43.9m design and build contract to widen four miles of the A1 Western Bypass in Gateshead between the Coal House and... continue
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Transport Scotland has named the Connect Roads consortium as preferred bidder for the £745m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie Tipperty... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
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HS2 chief executive Sir David Higgins met representatives from the Chilterns last month to hear about their idea of putting the high-speed line in a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Consultancy Atkins has reported good momentum for its UK business in the "well-funded" infrastructure markets, and is optimistic about opportunities... continue
Local Transport Today
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Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says that whilst spending on public services should only grow in line with the economy, borrowing to boost areas... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has promised the "21st Century roads a modern economy needs" will be built as a result of the infrastru... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
An infrastructure bill is expected to be included in the Queen's Speech on Wednesday. The House of Commons library continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour has attacked "short-term budget decisions that cost more in the long-run," citing an about-turn on road maintenance. Chris Leslie, Labour's... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cheshire East Council has selected a preferred route for a £77m Congleton Link Road, which would connect the A534 (Sandbach Road) and the A536... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Highways Agency has just awarded corporate consultant The Storytellers a £16,667 contract under the title ‘Company name... continue
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