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The Highways Agency has awarded contracts for studies into two potential new major road schemes and an all-lane running smart motorway scheme on the... continue
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Lee Baker
Councils are responding to the flooding crisis by publishing emergency closures and diversions instantly. Somerset County Council has responded in... continue
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Lee Baker
The Prime Minister has given the go-ahead to £31m of rail resilence projects and £30m for local highways damaged by severe weather. The... continue
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Lee Baker
Roads minister Robert Goodwill has called on construction industry to prepare for "the biggest investment in the road network since the 1970s". The... continue
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The Highways Agency is to trial air quality barriers on a section of the M62 to see if they can reduce localised air pollution from vehicles on the... continue
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Two South London boroughs may merge their highways and transport services departments to save money. London Borough of Sutton and the Royal Borough... continue
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Emma Cockburn has left the London Borough of Havering where she was transportation planning team leader to take up two part-time positions: head of... continue
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Detail
The Highways Agency has awarded an Atkins/Aecom joint venture the contract to prepare guidance for forecasting traffic flows in areas affected by... continue
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Revenues from penalty charge notices (PCN) for parking and moving traffic offences should flow to the Treasury, rather than being kept by local... continue
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Thousands of drivers a week are receiving penalty charge notices (PCNs) for ignoring an experimental ban on general traffic crossing a bridge in York... continue
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The first ‘Trixi’ mirrors have been fitted to key road junctions in Greater Manchester. The large convex mirrors, already used in London,... continue
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Plans to ban goods vehicles from London’s roads if they aren’t equipped with safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians are... continue
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Drivers in Bristol will be among the first in the country to be offered a speed awareness course for exceeding 20mph limits, under plans being drawn... continue
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Brighton & Hove City Council’s Green administration has transformed a roundabout in the city, which was a notorious danger spot for... continue
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Implementation of the UK’s first Dutch-style ‘turbo-roundabout’ will begin next month. The project features plastic lane dividers... continue
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The DfT has met with local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships to discuss the terms of reference for studies that will try and find... continue
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Transport Scotland is pressing ahead with plans to install average speed cameras on  136 miles of the A9 between Dunblane and Inverness, despite... continue
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Andrew Forster
Local authorities and motoring groups have criticised the Highways Agency’s plan to impose a 60mph speed limit on a 32-mile stretch of the M1... continue
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Worcestershire County Council is to consult on a permit scheme to manage works on the highway. The council plans to use the common scheme recently... continue
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Buckinghamshire County Council plans to boost capital road maintenance spending by £5m a year for each of the next four years (2014/15 to... continue
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