Keeping our local roads safe, without costing the Earth-the case for surface dressing

As the RSTA joins forces on a new campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of surface dressing as a solution to reducing potholes, the two organisations go into further details as to why all local authority asset managers should be using surface dressing as part of a proactive highways asset management strategy. Local authorities have […]

Multi-million pound boost for Liverpool’s active travel revolution

A trio of temporary cycle lanes in Liverpool, created during the Covid-19 pandemic, are set to be made permanent thanks to a multi-million pound funding boost. A report to Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet is recommending an allocation of £10.95m from the Active Travel England be accepted and invested in enhancing the three routes into fully […]

Next phase of A529 safety improvement work underway in Shropshire

The next phase road safety improvements on a stretch of the A529 north of Adderley is to go ahead this week. The scheme is to install bolt-down kerbs on the edge of the road, adjacent to the field, plus reflective marker posts, so that temporary traffic signals can be removed allowing two-way traffic. Following the […]

New National Highways pavement asset management system launches

Three times as many people have logged onto the new National Highways pavement asset management system (P-AMS) in the first fortnight than the total number of users in the last year for its predecessor (HAPMS). National Highways has replaced its longstanding pavement management system (HAPMS) with the new P-AMS system. Bringing together specialists from across […]

Derbyshire Council formally accepts £4.2m of additional funding towards highways maintenance and pothole repairs

Derbyshire County Council accepted an additional £4.2m of Government funding for the roll-out of highways maintenance and pothole repairs across the region.. The Derbyshire cabinet formally approved acceptance of the funding from the DfT this week, for highways maintenance and pothole repairs for 2023 and 2024 in the county. County Councillor Charlotte Cupit, cabinet member for […]

Podcast delayed by production issues – will be published tomorrow

In a rare moment of technical difficultly, the Highways Voices podcast production has been delayed and this week’s edition will not be published on Wednesday morning. The programme, featuring driverless cars expert Nick Reed, will now be uploaded on Thursday. Don’t miss it, it’s a good one!

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