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DfT asks how to spend £6bn

The Department for Transport (DfT) is seeking views on how £5.8 billion funding for local highways maintenance should be distributed.

A document entitled Gearing up for efficient highway delivery and funding has been released as supporting material for a series of regional roadshows which are being held by the Department for Transport …Read More

Its Anglo Liners Ltd BIRTHDAY!!

Although 2013 has been a challenging trading year for the country as a whole – Anglo Liners Ltd has seen remarkable growth in it’s first year with lucrative contracts, many new clients through word of mouth and good reputation. This is in thanks to our dedicated staff & technicians on …Read More

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Reaction to Highway Infrastructure Plans

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

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New Government Infrastructure Plans

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

What causes highway hypnosis?

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

Gritters are out as UK temperature drops

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

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Ban on mobile phones whilst driving

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 stockpile salt for winter 2013

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