DfT updates Incentive Fund and Self Assessment questionnaire guidance

The Department for Transport (DfT) has update its guidance on teh Incentive Fund and Self Assessment Questionnaire for the Highways Maintenance Capital Funding for 2020/21. For 2020/21, each local highway authority in England (excluding London) is invited to complete a self-assessment questionnaire, in order to establish the share of the Incentive fund they will be […]

Highways News launches new podcast with SWARCO MD’s first interview

Highways-News.com is further expanding its content for the highways and transport technology industries by launching a new podcast, Highways Voices. The weekly radio-style magazine programme will be available on demand every Wednesday morning. It is hosted by Highways News co-owner Paul Hutton, who trained as a broadcast journalist at the prestigious Centre for Journalism Studies […]

Jacobs awarded Lower Thames Crossing contract

Highways England has awarded Jacobs the £162.5m Integration Partner contract which will see the company act as a catalyst for collaboration between Highways England and the Lower Thames Crossing’s three main works contracts. The Lower Thames Crossing will improve journeys by almost doubling road capacity across the Thames east of London, with 14.3 miles of […]

Lincolnshire County Council looks to its reserves to provide £10 million extra to repair roads as well as money for flooding and drainage

Lincolnshire County Council is to provide an extra £10 million for roads in response to recent flooding and extreme weather. Revised budget proposals include millions of pounds of additional funding to support businesses, respond to flooding and repair roads. In light of the economic impact of coronavirus, the council’s executive has proposed using some the […]

How Highways England is using data valuation for the future

Highways England’s data comprises information on over 4,000 miles of road along with related structures like bridges, tunnels, drainage systems, and technology assets including variable message signs, closed-caption television monitors, and cabling.  This article explains how HE is getting a better grip on data: Data Valuation Paves The Road To The Future For Highways England […]

Videalert ‘Over The Air’ transmission from Mobile Enforcement Vehicles approved

Intelligent traffic enforcement and management solutions company Videalert has announced it has achieved approval for ‘Over the Air’ data transmission from mobile enforcement vehicles whilst in operation. This Vehicle Certification Agency approval allows data to be live-streamed using 4G/5G as it is captured whilst the vehicles are on the move, eliminating the need for operators to manually download data from the on-board systems onto USB drives before uploading it […]


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