Public engagement begins on Aberdeenshire’s new Local Transport Strategy

Aberdeenshire Council has launched a public engagement on the region’s Local Transport Strategy (LTS) to be developed for 2023. The LTS will set out the aims and aspirations of the council for how people travel around the area and how to meet these over the coming decade. Residents and stakeholders will be asked to consider a number […]

Council investing £3.1 million to improve transport in Royal Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich will be investing £3.1 million to improve its transport network and make it cleaner, safer and healthier. The funding, including £1 million of the Council’s own budget and £2.1 million from Transport for London (TfL), will support the delivery of a number of key transport priorities over the next year, […]

Galliford Try Highways business appointed to £85m Melton Mowbray contract

Galliford Try’s Highways business has been appointed to a £85m contract with Leicestershire County Council to build the new North East Melton Mowbray Distributor Road. The project, procured through the Midlands Highways Alliance (MHA) and part-funded by the Department for Transport, will see a new road built to connect branches of the A606 around the […]

Start date for first set of Lincolnshire ‘Levelling Up’ road improvements announced

Improvements to Marsh Lane roundabout in Lincolnshire will start in May, alongside works to improve active travel links in Boston near Wyberton Low Road, as part of the county’s Levelling Up improvements. Cllr Richard Davies, executive member for highways, said: “We’re less than a month away from starting our multi-year programme of ‘Levelling Up’ improvements to […]

Consultation starts into Shropshire’s new cycling and walking plan

Shropshire Council has started consultation on a proposed network of new and upgraded walking and cycling routes across Shropshire – including new cycle lanes, footpaths, crossings and bridges. A six-week consultation into Shropshire’s draft Cycling and Walking Plan runs until 16 June. The cycling and walking plan (also referred to as the LCWIP*) sets out a 10-year […]

Issues raised at the Transport Technology Forum conference discussed on Highways Voices

We get the views of six different experts and users of transport technology in today’s Highways Voices, as we chat to people at the Transport Technology Forum Annual Conference in Leeds. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! One of the ITS industry’s leading experts Andy Graham is […]

New Rising Starts programme launched by Safer Highways

Safer Highways has announced the most ambitious social value programme ever undertaken in the Highways, Transportation and Construction sectors. Following the unprecedented times where young people were denied the opportunity to sample industries through work experience, engagement within education establishments was lost due to covid and those entering our sector faced a massive disconnect at […]

Kier Group restructures its Infrastructure Services division to support its growth ambitions 

Kier Group has announced its intention to restructure its Infrastructure Services division to support its growth ambitions.     From 1 July 2023, the Group’s current business streams of Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure will become two and will be well-placed to support its clients and the markets it operates in.    The two business streams, Transportation and Natural […]


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