Highways News theme weeks: Marking the way to a greener future

The safety benefits of road markings are well documented. They are the most cost-effective measure to improve and maintain safety standards on the road at any given time, at a fraction of the cost of any other road infrastructure alteration. What is less well documented is the environmental benefits road markings provide when they are […]

English city regions to get £6.9bn for public transport investment

English city regions are on track to receive nearly £7bn to improve public transport in this week’s Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak will commit £6.9bn towards train, tram, bus and cycle projects when he sets out his spending plans on Wednesday. Greater Manchester, the West Midlands and West Yorkshire are among the regions that will benefit, […]

New partnership promotes work zone safety

The portable and temporary ITS equipment supplier SRL Traffic Systems, is extending its portfolio of products designed to promote work zone safety, with the launch of an exclusive partnership with barrier, gate and bollard manufacturer, Solar Gates UK. The company says INSTABOOM solar/hybrid instant work zone protection barriers are a safer and more cost-efficient alternative […]

Female engineers at the heart of MJ Church framework win

Two female engineers have been central to Wiltshire based MJ Church being awarded a place on National Highways’ new six-year Scheme Delivery Framework (SDF). The framework will enable the delivery of renewals across a range of activities, including substantial civils work on barriers and drainage, traffic management activities and design services for a range of projects. It replaces the soon to […]

Systra appoints new Operations Director

The Engineering and Consultancy company SYSTRA has hired Graeme Castle as Operations Director to lead the delivery of a wide portfolio of major projects in the UK & Ireland. The company says he brings more than 30-years of experience to its team, having previously been involved in the delivery of large infrastructure, construction and civil […]

Chief Rapporteur’s World Congress Summary in full

The man in charge of reporting on the discussions from the ITS World Congress in Hamburg, Professor Eric Sampson, has released the text of the initial summary of the event. Read in full below. I can’t deliver a proper summary over 300 hours of sessions in less than one !  So I’ll not try.  But […]

Council budgets £11m revenue for

Croydon Council in South London is budgeting to receive £11.8 million over the next three years from fixed penalty notice fines issued by automatic number plate recognition cameras catching people driving through roads recently closed to traffic. But the Sunday Telegraph has reported that it fears it will lose millions of that money if motorists […]

London’s ULEZ becomes 18 times larger

Transport for London is urging drivers to use its online vehicle checker to make sure they don’t get caught out by the new enlarged Ultra Low Emission Zone which has come into force. The new zone will be 18 times the current central area that has seen toxic pollution slashed by half. It will run […]

Winvic and Smart Motorways Project Collaborate in Northampton

The construction firm Winvic, which is delivering the civils and infrastructure works at SEGRO Logistics Park Northampton, is working in partnership with the Smart Motorways Project team including Principal Contractor, Costain Galliford Try, to ensure the two major schemes – which are taking place simultaneously and share boundaries – are undertaken efficiently and in the […]


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