Keith Henry Appointed New General Manager CU Phosco Australia

Earlier this year, CU Phosco, an award-winning luminaire, column and mast manufacturer, expanded its overseas operations by opening a new entity in Australia. The manufacturer is now delighted to announce that Keith Henry joins the organisation as General Manager – Lighting and Telecommunications. Reporting to Philip Marques, Keith will focus on continuing CU Phosco’s success […]

National Highways is formally trialling PMB bio-binder on the strategic road network

Hanson has used an innovative low carbon asphalt to resurface the A30 Cutteridge to Alphington eastbound scheme near Exeter in Devon. The work is being carried out as part of its pavement category management framework agreement with National Highways. It is the first time Hanson has trialled its CarbonLock asphalt containing polymer modified bitumen (PMB) […]

Traffic managers – the DfT needs your help!

We all know that the revolution in traffic modelling and digital twins, the network-wide availability of real-time data and the opportunities that AI and connected data/infrastructure provide are changing the way the traffic management system operate. The Department for Transport is asking for the industry’s help to gather intelligence on the digital tools local authorities […]

North Yorkshire Council approves £3.19m bid for more active travel funding

An ambitious £3.19million bid to enhance facilities for cyclists and pedestrians across North Yorkshire has been given the go-ahead to be submitted by North Yorkshire Council. The council has been invited to submit a bid in the fourth round of the Government’s Active Travel Fund, following three rounds of funding over the last three years. […]

Five-year network management plan sets out priorities for Oxfordshire’s roads

Reducing pressure on Oxfordshire’s road network and enabling local traffic improvements are key objectives of the network management plan for 2023 – 28. Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet today adopted the plan, which includes hierarchies of road users and priority for roadworks in line with its Local Transport and Connectivity Plan and its commitment to climate action. Councillor […]

Old Street transformation completion delayed

Transport for London has announced a revised completion date of “early 2024” for the transformation of Old Street, modernising the station entrances and overhauling the 1960s roundabout to create a much safer, more welcoming environment for everyone.    The work has seen the northwest arm of the roundabout closed permanently to all traffic and will create a major new […]

JLR launches three new tech hubs in self driving technology push

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it’s expanding its global digital capability by opening three new tech hubs in Germany, Italy and Spain. It says the hubs are set up to develop autonomous driving systems for JLR’s next generation of vehicles, and come in addition to the six existing global hubs. The new hubs are situated […]

Highways Traffic Officer attacked while trying to assist driver

It’s come to light that a National Highways Traffic Officer was assaulted while trying to help a stranded driver last autumn. Warwickshire Police have issued a picture of a man they wish to speak to as part of officers’ enquiries into the assault on the M69 in September last year. A Highways Officer reported being […]


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