The National Infrastructure Plan announced by the Government has received a mixture of responses from the industry.
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) director general Nick Baveystock said: The National Infrastructure Plan plays a critical role in enabling the UK to compete in a modern world, creating jobs and growth and providing the stability …Read More
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has confirmed that there will be no tolling on the planned A14 scheme between Cambridge and Huntingdon as the Government outlined its new National Infrastructure Plan.
The plan contains information on over £375 billion of planned public and private sector infrastructure investment. It sets out …Read More
Highway Hypnosis is what you sometimes experience as a driver when you can’t recall the previous few seconds of your journey, says Paul Watters of the Automobile Association in the UK. It’s more likely on mundane or familiar trips when you don’t need to take in the road signs.
“It’s a …Read More
Thousands of council gritters have been out on main roads across the country this week as temperatures continue to drop below freezing.
Councils are monitoring round the clock weather updates with falling temperatures and wintry showers turning some roads icy in places and deploying gritting fleets to treat thousands of miles …Read More
Road safety charity Brake has launched a campaign that appeals to drivers to turn off their phones or put them in the boot, and urges everyone to refuse to speak on the phone to someone who’s driving, even if they are using a hands free kit.
It is being launched a …Read More
Councils are stockpiling more salt in preparation for this year’s winter, according to the latest figures from highways bosses.
A Local Government Association survey of councils across England and Wales estimates an increase on the 1.3 million tonnes of salt stockpiled in depots in 2012.
Despite milder conditions so far this year, …Read More
More than £1.9 Billion is being invested in Britain’s roads in 2014, helping to create almost 10,000 new construction jobs.
The Transport Minister Robert Goodwill announced that the total investment in 209 schemes is £4.3 billion, £1.9 billion of which will be spent in 2014 alone – more than twice the …Read More
The UK Government has released a report ‘Action for Roads’ which highlights their proposals to improve road safety throughout the UK.
It is also proposing that the Highways Agency is turned into a publicly owned corporation. With road crashes costing two per cent of GDP and other countries managing infrastructure in a …Read More
Nearing completion of phase 1 of national contract for road marking that Anglo Liners Ltd has secured. These works included outdoor lining as well as yellow road markings, done in an internal warehouses in thermoplastic, spray and tape.
The warehouses were lined with pedestrian walkways, car par markings, speed roundalls and …Read More