Consultation for Caerphilly Interchange opens as concepts are revealed

The next phase of consultation for the exciting Caerphilly Interchange proposal is now live. This stage of consultation is the first opportunity to view visuals on the potential development of the project. Following an insightful initial consultation period, the next phase of discovery aims to outline the potential ideas for the proposed interchange. Residents are […]

Winvic awarded emergency bridge repair project under National Highways SDF

Winvic Construction Ltd, a leading main contractor that specialises in the design and delivery of multi-sector construction and civil engineering projects, has been given its first contract within National Highways’ new Scheme Delivery Framework (SDF). Routine investigations to the M62 Ouse Bridge, located between Goole and Howden in Yorkshire – or between junctions 36 and 37 […]

Improved crossings in Oldham will make travelling easier for pedestrians and cyclists

The Oldham Council has secured funding of £652,180 to build 4 cycle and pedestrian crossings in the borough – helping to improve safety for residents and making journeys for pedestrians and cyclists easier. The funding, which will come from the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund, was formally accepted by Oldham Council’s Cabinet […]

Balfour Beatty appointed as sole contractor to Scape Civil Engineering frameworks worth up to a combined value of £4 billion

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that it has been appointed as the sole contractor to both the SCAPE Civil Engineering framework, covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the SCAPE Scotland Civil Engineering framework, covering the entirety of Scotland.  The frameworks are worth up to £3.25 billion and £750 million, respectively. Both […]

Call for climate response to guide transport investment for the South East region

The plan for transport in the South East should focus more on the climate emergency, with more emphasis on reducing traffic, improving public transport and investment in walking and cycling infrastructure. In its response to the draft Strategic Investment Plan for the region, the council says the new plan does not reflect the need for urgent […]

ITS (UK) gears up for a very busy day with Members next month

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Society is putting the final touches to a very busy day on 13 October, as it hosts its Members’ Day followed by the annual President’s Dinner and Awards in Milton Keynes. The Members’ Day is hosted by the Connected Places Catapult and sponsored by Clearview Intelligence, Smart Video and Sensing and […]

<strong>Kier Highways starts two new seven-year contracts across Northamptonshire</strong>

Kier Highways has mobilised its two highways services contracts with new clients, North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) and West Northamptonshire Council (WNC). This week, the contractor rolls out plans to accelerate maintenance across the whole county. Approximately 300 employees will operate the two contracts on behalf of the unitary authorities for seven years. The contracts have […]

Henry Williams & Son celebrates audit success

Specialist highways contractor, Henry Williams & Son, has achieved a ‘clean bill of health’ following recent ISO 9001, ISO 45001, NHSS13 and CE Mark audits. The company got through all the audits with no major or minor non-conformances, and no observations or opportunities for improvement raised. The ISO 9001 quality management system is the most […]

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