People in Peterborough surveyed about highways and transport

A survey asking residents for their views on the city’s highways and transport services has been posted to people in Peterborough. A random sample of around 4,300 residents are receiving the National Highways and Transport public satisfaction survey asking for their views on highways and transport services, from the condition of roads and footpaths to […]

Musk predicts self-driving Teslas this year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has told a conference that he believes his company will upgrade its vehicles to fully self-driving in 2023. The London Evening Standard newspaper reports that he told the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai that Tesla was “closer to it than we ever have been”. “In terms of where Tesla is […]

Eurovia and partners win Innovation Festival Collaborative Award

Eurovia UK, Hertfordshire County Council and Highway Data Systems (HDS), supported by key Supply Chain partners, Clee Hill Plant Ltd, DE Plant, BSP-TEX and Pavemac, have won the Collaborative Innovation Award at this year’s LCRIG Innovation festival. The award recognises a collective innovative product, service or practice that has driven or can demonstrate a collaborative […]

DfT calls for freight and logistics feedback

The Department for Transport and the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities have published a Call for Evidence on Freight and the Planning System.   This CfE is an action from the Planning Chapter of the Future of Freight and seeks to obtain appropriate evidence so that the planning needs of the freight and logistics sector […]

Further works confirmed for Menai Suspension Bridge

The Welsh Government has announced work will begin on Monday 4 September to overhaul the Menai Suspension Bridge to ensure it is permanently restored in time for its 200th anniversary. The second phase of work will see new permanent hangers installed, following a rigorous period of development and testing, as well as extensive paint work […]

Award hopefuls have two extra weeks to enter Highways UK Awards

The organisers of Highways UK have announced that the deadline to enter their Excellence Awards has been extended by two weeks to midnight on Friday 21 July. The categories to enter are: Associate Laureates (Rising Star)Laureates (Lifetime Achievement)Net-Zero AwardSocial Value AwardInnovation AwardMajor Project AwardOnsite Safety AwardRoad User Safety AwardStart-up of the YearTeam of the Year […]

McCann secures landmark Suffolk County Council street lighting services contract

McCann has announced that it has secured a significant street lighting services contract with Suffolk County Council – further enhancing the businesses reputation as a leading contractor in the delivery of major infrastructure solutions. The company has a proven track record for the successful delivery of street lighting maintenance contracts, which is evident in its […]

Shropshire Council first to award groundbreaking new highways contract

Shropshire Council has awarded a ‘groundbreaking’ highways contract to two firms – becoming the first council in the country to use a new procurement system that encourages innovation in highways maintenance. The contract – awarded to Highway Workforce Ltd and Multevo – is to carry out repairs to road surfaces, cycleways, footpaths and public rights […]


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