New plan to boost active travel in East Herts

Walking and cycling routes are set to improve across East Herts as work starts on the district’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP). The plan, which is being jointly developed by East Herts and Hertfordshire County Council, will enable a long-term approach to improving local cycling and walking networks and forms a vital part […]

£44 million for highways and transport projects in Nottinghamshire

Improvement schemes, road and path repairs, traffic signal upgrades, drainage schemes and road safety measures are all included in Nottinghamshire County Council’s plans for the year ahead. This investment includes: Highway maintenance funding is allocated based on detailed surveys of road condition across the county, therefore there will always be differences in the amount of […]

Comprehensive £3.23m programme to repair and maintain paths, roads, bridges and drainage across Neath Port Talbot

Neath Port Talbot Council Cabinet members have approved a wide ranging £3.23m programme of improvements, repairs and maintenance to footpaths, roads, bridges and drainage in all parts of the county borough. The council’s Environment, Regeneration and Streetcare Services Cabinet Board approved the comprehensive programme at its meeting on March 3rd, 2023. The proposed package of […]

Buckinghamshire Council announces contractor line-up for highway maintenance works

Buckinghamshire Council has announced the 12 approved contractors who will be working on highways, maintenance and infrastructure projects in the county from next month. The announcement completes all elements of the transition of the council’s highways and maintenance contract work to new partners, as the contract with current partner Ringway Jacobs comes to an end at […]

“A different approach to supporting our people” -Kier Highways talk career development on this week’s Highways Voices

Recognising National Careers Week and International Women’s Day at the same time, this week Highways Voices hears from Donna Howard, Head of Social Sustainability at Kier Highways, as the company launches its Kier Pathways Scheme. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! The strategy aims to engage vulnerable […]

National Highways consultation receives positive feedback for A46 improvements

Proposals to turn a single lane stretch of the A46 into dual carriageway have been widely supported by the public in a consultation. National Highways is planning to build the A46 Newark Bypass, calling a “critical part of our investment to make all our major roads more dependable, durable and most importantly, safe”. The planned […]

Construction work to start on major transformation of Lea Bridge Roundabout in East London

Transport for London has confirmed that construction work will begin on 13 March on a major transformation of Lea Bridge Roundabout, which it says will make it easier and safer to walk and cycle at this key junction in Hackney. The overhauled roundabout will be the latest section of Cycleway 23, a major new high-quality cycle route between Lea Bridge and Dalston. Cycleway 23 is delivering much-needed improvements to […]

DfT asks for feedback on digital transport tools

The Department for Transport’s Traffic and Technology Division is working on a new project understand digital tools being used to deliver new technology solutions – and needs your opinions and experience. The data-driven systems and use cases which deliver digital traffic management used by local authorities and the ITS industry are providing to plan and […]

Extra £30m for Staffordshire Highways

An additional £30m is to be invested in maintaining and improving Staffordshire highways over the next two years. The boost, on top of the £50m annual spend, will fund: David Williams, Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, said: “Staffordshire’s huge road network is vital for keeping our county connected and our residents […]


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