Operation Brock to be deployed at the end of this week

The Operation Brock contraflow system on the M20 in Kent will be deployed from Friday 14 July 2023 ahead of the summer holidays and expected high passenger numbers, the Kent Resilience Forum confirmed. Operation Brock is part of a series of measures to improve Kent’s resilience and ensure the smooth flow of traffic through the […]

Inflation alone pushes up cost of road maintenance backlog in Norfolk

The cost to clear the ‘maintenance backlog’ to bring Norfolk’s roads up to standard has soared to £69m, as inflation pushed the cost up by 20pc in the space of just a year. The council has warned that, without extra government investment, if inflation keeps rising then it will become even harder for them to […]

GRAHAM surpasses the £1bn turnover milestone

In recently published accounts, the leading national contractor and developer generated revenue of £1.094bn following the successful delivery of major projects across its core market sectors (building, civil engineering, interior fit-out, facilities management and development management). The figure is a 15.3% increase on the Group’s 2022 results (£948.3m in 2022). Cash at bank and in […]

TfWM announce changes to bus tickets across West Midlands

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has announced a reform of the bus network in the West Midlands to ‘simplify’ fares and ticket ranges. Transport for West Midlands worked with bus operators, local authorities and community leaders to bring in the changes. It said research had revealed that the bus ticketing range and fare structure were […]

National Highways to use hydrogen powered construction machinery

National Highways has launched one of the UK’s largest ever purchases of low-carbon hydrogen, in a move that would reduce the carbon footprint of the Lower Thames Crossing, accelerate the construction industry’s shift away from diesel, and kick start the highly anticipated development of a hydrogen ecosystem in the Thames Estuary with the potential to […]


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