IHE launches revised Sign Structures Guide

IHE is delighted to announce the release of a major revision of its Sign Structures Guide (SSG). This document, first published in 2007 and now on its fourth edition, has become the standard reference on this subject and is recommended by the Department for Transport in the Traffic Signs Manual. Simon Morgan, chair of the […]

ADEPT to restart survey to provide vital data on waste services during lockdown

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) is asking local authorities across England to support its survey on waste services, which is restarting from 1st February. The Association is resuming the fortnightly survey after reports of a resurgence of disruption to waste services due to COVID-19. ADEPT will again be working […]

Smart Sign that helps keep roadworkers safe wins Product of the Year at Highways Awards

A new product developed by Chevron Traffic Management, in partnership with its digital services provider Highways Resources Services has been named Highway Industry Product of the Year at the Highways Awards. Smart Sign is a ‘revolutionary’ speed sign which can remotely change the speed displayed at road works using a secure internet platform. It is […]

Surface treatments set to support ‘build back better’, says LCRIG President

Surface treatments such as asphalt preservation will become even more important as local authorities play their part in ‘building back better’. This was the opinion of Will Britain, Head of Highways and Traffic Management at Blackpool Council and President of LCRIG. He was speaking as part of a webinar series hosted by LCRIG and delivered […]

Work starts on £150m regeneration scheme on M62

Work to create a brand new link road at junction 19 of the M62 is officially underway, with contractor John Sisk & Son starting the build on site. The project, one of the biggest regeneration schemes in the region, involves the construction of a brand new road to create a new access route from the […]

Edinburgh tram enquiry’s costs rise, and report delayed

Building Edinburgh’s tram system cost significantly more, and took years longer than originally expected, and now the enquiry into why it happened is going the same way. The Scotsman newspaper reports that the 2021-22 Scottish Budget shows a further half a million pounds has been set aside for the enquiry work, pushing the overall cost […]

TfL reports that outer London has seen a 22% rise in cycling, according to new data

New cycle count data suggests that cycling increased in both inner and outer London last year, with the greatest increases in outer London Transport for London (TfL) has published new cycle count data that shows increased levels of cycling in both inner and outer London last autumn, as people across the capital continued to use active travel […]


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