Highways England launches public consultation on changes to The Highway Code

Highways England has launched a consultation on potential changes to the Highway Code to help improve driving and safety on motorways and high-speed roads. This includes the availability, appearance and safe use of emergency areas, variable speed limits, Red X compliance and what road users can do to avoid breakdowns. The consultation also considers the […]

Coventry City Council to approve £10 million roads programme

Coventry City Council is set to approve a £10m programme designed to improve the city’s roads. The programme will include new road safety and traffic management schemes, as well as ongoing maintenance, and will tie in with the improvements being carried out around the city . There will be work to improve safety, including more […]

ITS (UK) launches membership drive

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Society is beginning a campaign to boost the number of organisations involved, as it looks to attract “new mobility” companies to complement the vast existing membership across all forms of ITS. ITS (UK) is the world’s oldest national ITS Association, boasting 150 members from across Government, consultancies, transport technology manufacturing and […]

Amey delivers virtual highways work experience for students across the UK

Public service provider Amey has delivered a virtual work experience programme for 24 students across the UK, to provide an insight into the Highways business, give hands-on project experience and teach employability skills.   For three days, the students aged between 14 and 18 worked with Amey contract teams in Staffordshire, Sheffield Streets Ahead and Kent to find […]

Liverpool building gigabit-capable fibre network

The Liverpool city region has agreed to co-fund a £30 million fibre rollout to provide a full-fibre network making it the most digitally-connected area of the UK. The gigabit-capable network is planned to position the region at “the head of the next digital revolution” enabling a range of smart city technologies to be deployed The […]

Keltbray wins its first major contract in the highways sector

Construction specialists Keltbray has won its first major contract in the highways sector-a £14.1 million for 14 bridge structures as part of the upgrade of the A30 in Cornwall. The project involves identifying and constructing bridge elements to assure greater quality and ‘buildability’ within the overall schedule, using modern methods of construction, according to Building […]


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