JCT sees surge in delegate bookings as in-person Symposium draws near

The organisers of one of the transport industry’s first major in-person events since the Covid pandemic hit have reported a surge in bookings as people return from their summer breaks. The JCT Traffic Signals Symposium takes on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 September at The Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University with 25 exhibiting companies […]

South Yorkshire Combined Authority bids for next phase of active travel schemes

The South Yorkshire Combined Authority has submitted a Countywide bid totalling £11.5 million for the next phase of active travel schemes.  Of the total, Sheffield is aiming to receive a £3.5m share of this fund, which they will use to further transform the city’s transport network.  The funding will be used for three schemes, including; […]

RSMA Welcomes PIARC Report Highlighting the Importance of Road Markings

The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) has welcomed the PIARC (The World Road Association) report ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Road Operators and Road Authorities’, which highlights the importance of road markings in the transition towards the use of autonomous vehicles on road networks. The PIARC report acknowledges the importance of road markings in allowing autonomous […]

MP and engineer suggest Faroes-style tunnels for Scottish islands

A Scottish engineer is calling for undersea road tunnels to be built between some of Scotland’s islands to help make their communities more sustainable. The BBC says Andy Sloan was involved in a proposal 13 years ago for a 350m tunnel to Bressay in Shetland, which was never built. He told BBC Radio Scotland the […]

Milestone extends Hinkley Point C highways maintenance contract

Milestone Infrastructure ahas agreed a three-year contract extension to continue providing maintenance services for highway infrastructure around Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset. The extension is the first win for the company since it was acquired by M Group Services in May.  The contract was originally due to end in August 2021 and will […]


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