Ringway ahead of schedule with Bracknell Forest dual carriageway

Ringway Bracknell Forest has completed a new dual carriageway on the A322 two months ahead of schedule and to budget despite the challenges of the pandemic. The project saw two lanes being added, a central reservation and traffic lights to a 1km single carriageway road. Before, the road was a bottleneck, being the only section […]

Former Alstom MD joins Skanska to lead its infrastructure business

Skanska has announced the arrival of Jonathan Willcock to lead its infrastructure business and join its senior leadership team. Mr Willcock was Managing Director of Alstom’s systems, signalling and infrastructure business for seven years. Previously he has held senior roles at train operating company Go-Ahead Group, and Vinci, where he helped to develop its nuclear […]

Traffic grows but car use remains limited, TTF finds

The latest Transport Technology Forum Local Authority Transport and Travel report suggests traffic is slowly getting back to pre-crisis levels but that car travel is growing less than other vehicle types. Data gathered from a number of local authorities across England also indicates there has still been no return to a full morning traffic peak. Cycling […]

Aggregate Industries receives ISO 45001 for commitment to protecting its employees

Asphalt specialist, Aggregate Industries, has received international ISO 45001 Standard in Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI) for its company-wide commitment to proactively working to protect its employees. ISO 45001 is the world’s first International Standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S), providing a framework to increase safety, […]

Welsh Government pledges £9 million to help support town centres after pandemic

The Welsh Government has given £9 million to help town centres in Wales recover following the Coronavirus. Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn has announced up to £5.3 million from the Transforming Towns programme will be used to fund adaptions in town centres to support traders and improve public safety in response […]

Bath & North East Somerset Council reveals transport plans help tackle ‘climate emergency’

New plans to tackle the ‘Climate Emergency’ declared by Bath & North East Somerset Council to and improve people’s health by reducing vehicle use, promoting active travel and creating liveable communities, are to be considered by the council. It has developed three complementary strategies for low traffic neighbourhoods, residents’ parking schemes and electric vehicle charging. […]

Proposed £20 million increase for Gloucestershire highways budget

Gloucestershire County Council will be able to invest an extra £20 million in highway works if a new proposal made to its Cabinet is approved next week. It is being asked to improve a highways capital budget increase of £19.87million, plus £410,000 to develop a model to provide better understanding of future demand and analyse […]


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