Safety boost for major road junction in Salford

New pedestrian-controlled crossings are to be installed at a major road junction in Salford to boost safety for local people. The improvement scheme at the junction of Mosley Common Road and the A580 East Lancashire Road will tackle existing local concerns ahead of significant housing developments approved by Wigan Council to the north of the […]

Clean-up ongoing after flash floods in Devon

The clean-up operation on Devon’s roads is ongoing following the storms this week which caused flooding issues in a number of areas of the county. Parts of Exeter and East Devon, including Tipton St John, Metcombe and Newton Poppleford, were hardest hit by the torrential downpours. Roads were being swept last night and highways teams […]

Chief Executive of LCRIG to set off on charity bike ride

Martin Duffy, Chief Executive of LCIRG is set to embark on a charity cycle ride of over 100 miles early July to help raise funds for his granddaughter who was born just over two years ago with Cerebral Palsy. He said: “This cruel condition has impacted greatly on Islas life so we want to do […]

East Sussex welcomes Balfour Beatty Living Places as new highways contractor

Innovation and new technology will be key to the success of East Sussex’s new highways contractor, according to the council. Balfour Beatty Living Places has officially started its seven-year contract for maintaining the county’s roads, pavements, drainage, streetlights, traffic lights and bridges, providing winter gritting and delivering highway improvement schemes. As part of the £297 […]

New on-demand bus service to begin in Shropshire in September

A new pilot on-demand bus service is to begin operating in an area to the southwest of Shrewsbury this autumn – with plans in place to roll the service out across the county as part of Shropshire Council’s commitment to reinvigorate public transport in Shropshire. Operated by Shropshire Council, the Connect On-Demand service will replace the under […]

Galliford Try’s Highways team grows with appointment of Julie Crawford

The Galliford Try Highways business has appointed Julie Crawford as its national highways director. Ms Crawford will be responsible for the businesses’ strategic relationship with National Highways. In her new role as director of Galliford Try’s Highways division, Julie will continue to develop the Group’s key strategic relationship with National Highways, ensuring alignment with their […]

British Ambassador hosts reception on the UK Pavilion at ITS European Congress

Visitors to the ITS European Congress in Lisbon are being invited to a reception on the UK stand on Monday, 22 May at 2.30pm hosted by the British Ambassador to Portugal, Chris Sainty (pictured). The event will showcase British innovation in transport technology at Europe’s biggest Intelligent Transport Systems event of the year and is […]


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