Costs to build new roads in Herefordshire on the rise due to social distancing

Costs to build new roads in Hertfordshire could be around an additional £11m due to social distancing. Hertfordshire County Council are looking to continue developments for new roads on the A120, A603 and at Essex Road in Hoddesdon, according to the Watford Observer. But due to social distancing restrictions, the costs for such developments is […]

Thurrock Council to oppose Lower Thames Crossing in letter to Highways England

Thurrock Council will once again highlight its opposition to the Lower Thames Crossing in a letter to Highway England. In a letter, Thurrock Council will say it continues to oppose the project which will cut through the middle of the borough, starting on the M25 near South Ockendon and running through Tilbury before crossing the […]

Work on M56 bridge repairs to finish four months early

Less traffic on the roads for the past few months has led to a bridge repair project on the M56 finishing almost four months early. Extra space was created around the project to double the size of the construction area by Highways England closing one lane in each direction over the Helsby Viaduct when traffic […]

SVS delivers CCTV bridge solution

Waterlooville-based Smart Video & Sensing Ltd has installed a new CCTV system and control room to manage swing bridges on two canals in Gloucestershire. Working on behalf of at the the Canal & River Trust, the systems allow full operation of the Upper and Lower Purton swing bridges from one control centre. Eight new Hikvision CCTV […]

SRL opens sector’s largest ITS equipment depot as it expands into high speed sector

SRL Traffic Systems, is expanding into the high speed variable messagesign (VMS) market, with a multi-million pound investment in a fleet of large units designed for high speed dual carriageways and motorways. The expansion coincides with the company’s launch of the UK’s largest distribution depot, designed to further enhance customer delivery times. The Smart High […]

Wejo secures another £10m in funding

Chester-based CAV technology company Wejo has received a grant from the Government’s future fund to continue developing its data-sharing solution. It’s understood Wejo received up to £5 million from the Future Fund and the rest of the money from a variety of investors including General Motors. Wejo’s technology allows the sharing of huge amounts of […]


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