National Highways has awarded Colas to manage road maintenance in the West Midlands and its neighbouring counties. The work will cover the Area 9 network which includes some of the …Read More
New road warnings concerning the safety of feral and semi-feral ponies are going to be introduced to the Highway Code in the new year.
Motorists will be advised to avoid driving …Read More
Inflation and UK supply chain issues have caused costs within the road sector to rise by as much as 20% since last year. These problems have resulted in an increase …Read More
Professor Nick Reed has been appointed as National Highways’ first chief road safety advisor. He will be working to help achieve the Government-owned company’s aims of zero harm on England’s …Read More
Council chiefs have warned that the latest service to be hit by the nation’s driver shortages could be road gritting.
Despite the addition of 120 gritters to this year’s roads, the …Read More
National Highways is adding 120 new gritting vehicles to their fleet to help keep roads safe this winter.
The total fleet number will reach 252 vehicles next year after another additional …Read More
According to data from the RAC Report on Motoring 2021, 62% of drivers believe all-lane-running (ALR) smart motorways should be scrapped.
Smart motorways use the hard shoulder as a running lane …Read More
Highways England is increasing its use of warm mix asphalts (WMAs) as part of the government’s commitment to its net-zero plan.
The government-owned company has been using WMAs since 2015 because …Read More