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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is developing a business case for a third bridge over the Menai Strait, which separates Anglesey from the mainland. Congestion... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
The ‘Without the Hot Air’ series at present includes books by David Mackay on Sustainable Energy and David Nutt on Drugs, while Volume 2... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Robert Cattell
Glance at a map of London and it is immediately clear that dedicated infrastructure for railways is greatly excessive for the job we require it to do... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport for the North is to be given the statutory responsibility to promote improved transport connectivity across northern England, including to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor today announces that future proceeds of vehicle excise duty will be ring-fenced for roads improvements as part of his plan to raise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The British Chambers of Commerce warns the Chancellor ahead of his emergency Budget next week that lack of investment in transport infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has warned of possible delays to delivering some of the schemes in the West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund... continue
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