Highways Sector Council officially launched

The new Highways Sector Council (HSC), which has been working with the Government to support the highways sector during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been formally launched. The Council, which is a partnership of public and private sector organisations, originally came together last September and has recently been reorganised by Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for […]

Haringey chooses Marlborough for maintenance contract

Malborough has won a £56 million highway maintenance contract with the London Borough of Haringey. The new contract will start in July and comes after a successful start to a four-year street lighting contract which began in October. This project will include work on carriageways, footways and cycleways, alongside new highway construction projects such as […]

HRS Smart Signs deployed in three smart motorway projects

HRS has deployed its Smart Speed Signs on the M23, M20 and M62 Smart Motorway Projects in time for the opening of additional lanes on these projects. Smart Signs provide the opportunity for speed signs to be changed remotely eliminating the need for road workers to cross or work near live traffic lanes. The signs, […]

New footbridge on A577 gets final approval

A bridge that was hit by a lorry more than two years ago in Orrell near Wigan is set to be soon replaced. The footbridge, on the A577, was over a busy slip road and residents have been keen for it to be replaced. Highways England has now confirmed that despite the Coronavirus, work on […]

Highways England move to daily payments

Highways England has moved to daily pay runs in order to support the supply chain during the Coronavirus crisis. Malcolm Dare, Procurement Director at Highways England told suppliers in an email that this would increase the speed of payment to suppliers for correctly invoiced and completed work. He also asked suppliers to use Project Bank […]


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