Costain says end of A66 contract has no material effect on its business

After the announcement that Costain is no longer involved in the A66 Trans-Pennine improvement works, the company has put out a statement setting out what it means for the business. It has also confirmed that it will continue with work for National Highways on the A12 and A120 in Essex. On Tuesday, the company announced […]

LCRIG launches Innovation Procurement System

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group, LCRIG, has launched an Innovation Procurement System in partnership with Crown Commercial Service (CCS) with the aim of “increasing the pace of change and giving greater control to LCRIG members to adopt innovation at a lower cost”.  The LCRIG IPS is designed to remove the hurdles in accessing innovation […]

EU sets out new traffic data rules

The European Parliament and Council have agreed on new rules for intelligent transport systems that require more traffic data, such as on speed limits, to be available digitally. They say the provisional agreement on ITS rules will help digitalise the transport sector and ensure that data between mobility apps will be shared more widely in […]

Highways UK sets out draft agenda for October event

The UK’s leading highways and transport exhibition and conference, Highways UK, has published its draft agenda featuring a keynote arena and eleven different themed theatres. The event, which takes place on 18th and 19th October at Birmingham’s NEC is expected to again welcome more than 10,000 visitors who can see upwards of 375 exhibitors and hear from […]

North Wales Transport Commission’s Interim Report

A new report has been published detailing plans for transport in North Wales, including how to encourage modal shift in rural and urban areas. It will be analysing frequent journeys taking place within and through the region by road, including where they begin and end, at different times of the day and within different seasons, […]

600kg haul of litter collected in just one shift along A43

More than 600kg of rubbish was collected in just one night by litter pickers along a stretch of the A43 in Northamptonshire. National Highways is carrying out resurfacing work along the busy route between Silverstone and Towcester. To enable the work to be carried out safely, road closures have been taking place overnight. During one […]

DfT and TTF headline this year’s Innovation Festival

Delegates attending the LCRIG Innovation Festival will have the opportunity to hear from senior representatives at the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport Technology Forum (TTF). The event, which is taking place on the 4 and 5 July at Newark Showground, will bring together local authorities, central government, the supply chain, associations and academia. The […]

Monotch promotes dynamic traffic light priority solution

The Dutch C-ITS platform developer Monotch is delivering a webinar to explain how to use latest technology to dynamically alter traffic signals for different road users. It points out many countries still use old-fashion ways to prioritise traffic or keep lights greener for longer (pre-emption), but by using a platform such as TLEX can make […]


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