Morgan Sindall win Carlisle Southern Link Road contract

Morgan Sindall has won the contract to build the £65m Carlisle Southern Link Road. The road will connect Junction 42 of the M6 with the A595 and will connect with Carlisle Northern Development route from the A595 to Junction 44 of the M6. The 8km road project will be delivered as a two-stage design and build […]

Assessment model for councils to show economic benefits of highway maintenance now available

Highway departments are being urged to take advantage of a new assessment tool that has shown how investment in road maintenance can generate a real economic return. Economic impacts from specifying different road network maintenance treatment scenarios can be assessed using the Highways Maintenance Economic Assessment (HMEA) tool and HMEA Collator, which will be available […]

East Anglian police operation catches 300 HGV offences

Police in Suffolk and Norfolk have stopped almost 250 vehicles and detected more than 300 offences after targeting drivers of Heavy Goods Vehicles as part of an operation supported by Highways England. Operation Tramline saw police using an HE-provided HGV tractor unit which enabled them to carry out patrols across the strategic road network in […]

£3 toll plan for double-decker Hammersmith Bridge

Drivers could be charged £3 to cross Hammersmith Bridge under plans to create a double-decked bridge with pedestrians and cyclists underneath a new carriageway for traffic. London’s Evening Standard says the toll charge idea follows the unveilling of plans last November where Hammersmith and Fulham Council, Sir John Ritblat from Delancey, and architects and engineers […]

£54 million for next generation of hydrogen buses and electric trucks

Innovative green projects creating the next generation of hydrogen-powered buses and electric trucks are set to save millions of tonnes of carbon emissions and create over 10,000 jobs, after over £54 million funding announced was announced by Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. Three projects in Cwmbran, Warwickshire and Ballymena will receive more than £54 million of […]


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