Kiely Bros’ Contracts Director, Keith Brett, takes over as chair of RSTA

Keith Brett MinstLM , Contracts Director of Kiely Bros. Ltd has taken over as chair of the Road Surface Treatments Association ( RSTA ) in April 2022.  Mr Brett has been involved with the RSTA since its inception, serving for many years. He is currently Sector Chair of the Slurry Surfacing Committee and is an […]

More than forty roads across Shropshire to be resurfaced this year

A further 43 stretches of road in Shropshire are set to be resurfaced in the 2022/23 financial year, as Shropshire Council and its partners Kier and WSP continue their programme of work to improve the county’s roads. The roads include 13 in the central area of the county, 18 in the north, and 12 in […]

National Highways welcomes go ahead for major M25 junction revamp

The Transport Secretary has approved an upgrade designed to improve journeys for hundreds of thousands of drivers using one of the busiest junctions on the M25. Grant Shapps has given the formal go ahead for improvements to M25 junction 10, the interchange with the A3 at Wisley. The junction is one of the busiest in […]

Wheely big investment will encourage cycle use and help Wales meet net zero

Getting people out of cars and on to bikes is the aim of a £50m investment announced by the Welsh Government’s Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters today (Friday 13 May). Speaking on a visit to Cardiff-based cycling charity Pedal Power, the Deputy Minister said the money would fund cycling routes and new facilities right across […]

£200 million boost to rollout of hundreds more zero-emission HGVs

The world’s largest fleet of zero emission HGVs will take to UK roads through plans to achieve cleaner air and greener jobs, while helping to keep costs down on consumer goods.   Transport Minister Trudy Harrison has revealed over £200 million of government funding will be injected into an extensive zero emission road freight demonstrator […]

National Highways delivers smart motorway safety upgrade report

The installation of new safety equipment on smart motorways without a permanent hard shoulder will be completed within the next five months, it has been confirmed this week. National Highways said it was on course to upgrade almost 100 safety cameras to enable automatic detection of vehicles that ignore red X lane closure signals by […]

University hails AI solution that could make traffic jams “a distant memory”

Researchers at Aston University say long queues at traffic lights could be a thing of the past, thanks to a new artificial intelligence system they’ve developed. They say the first of its kind system reads live camera footage and adapts the lights to compensate, keeping the traffic flowing and reducing congestion. The system uses deep […]

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