Boston Barrier wins at 2020 Institution of Civil Engineers Awards

The Boston Barrier, the Environment Agency’s £100million flooding scheme has won an internationally renowned award recognising sustainability in civil engineering. The award recognises that the barrier has been built not only to better protect more than 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding, but that it does so in a way that safeguards the world […]

Chevron TM acquires Scottish traffic management business Class One

Chevron Traffic Management has announced the acquisition of Scottish traffic management company, Class One Traffic Management Limited. In a deal which completed on 1st October, Class One TM will become part of the Chevron Group of companies which provides traffic management, digital and arboriculture services in a range of sectors including the high speed and […]

WSP launches Vision Zero article series

The transport and construction consultancy WSP has released the first in a series of papers about how Intelligent Transport Systems can be applied to deliver progress towards a zero-fatality transport future. Written by the company’s Head of Profession – ITS, Ian Patey and Senior Technical Director Lucy Wickham, the series will look at aspects of […]

London’s air quality has ‘significantly’ improved since 2016 says new report

London’s air quality has ‘significantly improved’ since 2016, according to a new report published by the Mayor of London.  The study includes research data from the Environmental Research Group at Imperial College London has highlighted that even before lockdown, because of COVID-19, measures implemented by the Mayor since 2016 have significantly improved London’s air quality.  […]

Cleveland Bridge UK wins national award for A14 improvement scheme

Cleveland Bridge UK has been recognised for the delivery of a major UK infrastructure project at the 2020 Structural Steel Design Awards. Selected from the large volume of recent infrastructure projects across the UK, the company’s work on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme is one of only six schemes chosen by the awards […]

Somerset Highways team busy with storm Alex callouts

Somerset Highways staff worked flat out to minimise the impact of Storm Alex over the weekend. The team dealt with more than half the average number of monthly cases – in just under three days. They were called out to a total of 52 incident across the county following the heavy rain and high winds, […]

New fairness and inclusion resources will be of benefit to everyone-CITB

A suite of new learning materials has been launched and made freely available to all those working in UK construction will drive positive change in the sector, industry leaders have said. The new resources, part-funded by industry training board CITB, have been developed by the CECA and the Supply Chain Sustainability School with a steering […]

Two bridges in South Tyneside to be refurbished

Two bridges in South Tyneside are set to undergo repair works starting next week. The Albert Road and Kirkstone Avenue bridges, both in Jarrow, will be refurbished through funding from the Local Highways Maintenance Challenge Fund. The refurbishments will include concrete repairs, resurfacing, new bridge joints, full re-waterproofing of the bridge decks and replacement parapets. […]

UK’s first full electric traffic management truck goes to Kier for trials

VMS Fleet Management has announced the launch of what it says is the first full-electric traffic management truck, the L3H1 vehicle, based on a Renault Truck Master Z.E. chassis cab,. The vehicle is currently on long-term rental with Kier Group. The Master Z.E. L3H1 3.1-tonne vehicle was supplied to VMS Fleet Management by Renault Trucks […]


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