Skanska is LTC Kent roads preferred bidder

National Highways has announced that Skanska has been named the preferred bidder for the Kent Roads contract on the Lower Thames Crossing project. The Lower Thames Crossing is a proposed new road connecting Kent and Essex through the UK’s longest road tunnel. It is designed to tackle congestion at the 60-year-old Dartford Crossing, make journeys […]

Winvic awarded contract to deliver first phase of the West Midlands Interchange

Winvic has been awarded the contract to deliver the first phase of the West Midlands Interchange (WMI) project, building on their success as the design stage delivery partner to Oxford Properties and Logistics Capital Partners (LCP). With 8 million sq ft of commercial space planned for the 734-acre site, the £1bn WMI Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) will be the UKs largest intermodal […]

VolkerHighways awarded A13 traffic management contract

VolkerHighways has been awarded a Road and Tunnel Network Incident Support Unit traffic management contract along part of the A13, on behalf of Road Management Services RMS (A13) Plc. The A13 links Central London with East London and South Essex. RMS (A13) Plc manage 16 miles (25km) of the network on behalf of Transport for […]

Stocksigns raises £15K for Children’s Trust

Surrey based sign manufacturer Stocksigns has aised £15,000 for The Children’s Trust, thanks to the company’s latest annual fundraising challenge, which involved a team trekking through the mountains of Slovakia where they descended into the gullies and ravines of the Paradise National Park and climbed to the top of Mount Rysy in the High Tatras. […]

Royal Borough of Greenwich to introduce emission-based parking charges

The Royal Borough of Greenwich Council is introducing changes to its parking charges as well as resident and business permits, as part of its commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. From 24 July 2023, charges will be based on residents’ vehicle’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, to encourage people in Royal Greenwich to […]

RAC warns of nearly 13m getaway trips as schools break up for summer

As schools in England and Wales break up for summer drivers are set to make an estimated 12.6m getaway trips by car this coming weekend, a figure that exceeds the average annual exodus before the pandemic, data from the RAC suggests. Saturday is expected to see the largest volume of leisure travellers on the road, […]

Council to decide on new LTN in Brixton

Lambeth Council in London is looking to introduce a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in the Brixton Hill area. It would mean traffic and waiting restrictions in the area bounded by the South Circular (A205), Brixton Hill (A23), Kings Avenue (B221) and Acre Lane (A2217). The scheme would be funded with £413,894 from a combination of grant […]

VW says driverless technology “taking great strides”

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is reporting how development of autonomous vehicles for use in mobility and transport services is making great strides. The vehicle maker says that on the road to series production readiness, the self-driving all-electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz AD (Autonomous Driving) will be hitting the road for the first time over the next few […]

Driverless racing car to take part in Goodwood Festival of Speed 2024

The Indy Autonomous Challenge has announced that it will participate in next year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The IAC organises racing competitions among university-affiliated teams from around the world to program fully autonomous racing cars and compete in a series of history-making events at iconic tracks. The IAC will be exhibiting as part of Future […]

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