TTF issues latest video showcasing connected vehicle solutions

The Transport Technology Forum has published the third in a series of videos explaining how connected vehicle technology is delivering safer and more efficient roads through technology such as in-vehicle signage. Following on from videos last year which explained how information can be shared “untouched by human hand” and showcasing a day of demonstrations at […]

IHE – Highway Resilience and Response Conference

Wednesday 8th November 2023, The Kia Oval, London The past decade has seen the nation’s highways impacted by a series of extreme events. Roads and bridges have collapsed or been closed for prolonged periods, severing vital community lifelines, cutting access to basic services, and destroying the hidden network of fibre, power and water. Time and […]

A38 Derby Junctions upgrade approved

National Highways’ plans to improve congestion at three bottlenecks on the A38 around Derby have been given the go-ahead.  The Government has given formal approval by granting a Development Consent Order for the project, which will see journeys improved by upgrading the roundabouts at Kingsway, Markeaton and Little Eaton.  National Highways’ proposals were initially granted […]

National Highways apologises for Dart Charge problems

National Highways said sorry for problems faced by Dartford Crossing users after issues with paying the crossing fee after Conduent took over the project from Emovis. There have been numerous issues regarding card revalidation and the website accepting payments. The Southend Echo newspaper reports a National Highways spokesperson said: “We recently announced updates to the […]

Khan urges councils to put up ULEZ warning signs

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging councils neighbouring London who are opposed to his expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone to put up warning signs on their side of the boundary. The Telegraph quotes a spokesman for Mr Khan urging the Conservative authorities in Surrey, Kent and Hertfordshire to “do what’s best for their […]

MP launches petition for average speed cameras in her constituency

The MP for Rutland and Melton is asking for support for her petition calling for Leicestershire County Council to install average speed cameras along the B6047, part of a route also known as the ‘Rutland TT’. The ‘Rutland TT’ has seen a number of serious road traffic incidents, including a recent fatality. Alicia Kearns MP […]

Marsh Lane Roundabout and Boston Active Travel improvements reach midway point

Works to improve the A16 in Boston, along with active travel in the surrounding area, are now more than halfway complete. Cllr Richard Davies, executive member for highways, said: “Our first two ‘Levelling Up’ projects are continuing to go well. In fact, we’re now past the midway point for both. “Since starting in May, the team […]

Multimillion pound road investment protects homes in the Isle of Axholme

Construction work to install a brand-new sewage and flood defence system in Crowle on the Isle of Axholme are now well underway. Phase one of the works on Godnow Road are progressing at pace and is currently set to be completed by early September. Local contractor PBS Construction are installing the new sewage works and […]

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