Cross-industry collaboration in Swindon will see local road access improved

Highways England, Swindon Borough Council, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership and developers Persimmon and Redrow have joined forces to deliver extra lanes at M4 Junction 15 and improve local road access from the motorway. The £17.5 million, 12-month project is due to start next month and will improve journey times and reliability for motorists […]

Could new concrete technology help deliver N02 savings?

New concrete technology developments could help organisations such as Highways England reduce the amount of nitrogen dioxide, according to Britpave-the British Cementitious Paving Association. The industry association for the development and promotion concrete and insitu-cementitious infrastructure solutions, said new concrete technology helps absorb N02 pollutants. “Highways England may well want to look at new concrete […]

Transport for Buckinghamshire trials new excavation technology

Transport for Buckinghamshire has trialled new technology to make excavation work at road and streetworks safer and more cost effective. The method is being increasing used as a way to keep road workers safe, and the recent trial at Pednormead End in Chesham has seen successful results. The ‘ground breaking’ technology is being used to […]

West Yorkshire Combined Authority awarded £2.5m for cycling and walking

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has been awarded £2.5 million from the Department for Transport’s Emergency Active Travel Fund to deliver the first phase of ambitious proposals to create more space for cycling and walking, while easing the pressure on public transport and helping to relieve congestion. In partnership with local authorities, the Combined Authority […]

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership invests £5m in A595 improvement work

Allerdale is to receive a funding boost for one of its most important roads-the A595 – after the Government allocated the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) £10.5m, £5m of which will go towards this project. The schemes are to receive investment from the ‘Getting Building Fund’ to create new jobs and deliver improved connectivity in […]


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