Early work to begin on A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet improvements

Early preparation work is set to begin next week on National Highways’ A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet improvements, designed to improve journeys between Milton Keynes, Bedford, St Neots, and Cambridge. To facilitate early construction activities, overnight closures during the week are scheduled on the A421 between between the Black Cat roundabout and Renhold junction […]

Former Somerset rail bridge to become active travel route

A disused railway bridge that has become a notorious fly-tipping spot could soon become an active travel route under new plans. Stump Cross Bridge carries Ridge Road in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, over the disused Cheddar Valley railway line, which was closed in 1963, reports the BBC. The bridge had fallen into disrepair and become a […]

Survey of bus and tram users reveals what people want to see in Nottingham

A passenger survey has revealed that people rate the city’s public transport system highly – but would like to see more buses and trams. Nottingham City Council asked the questions over July and August this year, based on a similar survey from 2019, to give the public an opportunity to explain what works well and […]

The field efficiency checklist according to Re-Flow

With increasing pressure to meet tight deadlines and deliver jobs on time and under budget, many businesses are looking to optimise their operations and improve efficiency. Digitising processes, through the use of field management software, has become common practice. With so many options to choose from you may be wondering where to start and what […]

National Highways, Amey and Multevo work collaboratively to deliver savings on cost and carbon

National Highways and Amey have embarked on a project to create more efficient and cost-effective solutions to delivering small scale patching on the strategic road network. A number of supply chain partners presented their solutions and Multevo were successfully awarded the project. The project trial focussed on ‘corrective’ patching i.e., fixing the problem alongside planned […]

Mobility Campers pledge to “make a difference”

The 6th annual volunteer-run Mobility Camp “unconference” has taken place, with nearly a hundred people coming together to discuss, debate and tackle the subject of ‘Changing the Narrative in transport’. The attendees, from backgrounds including transport planners, councillors, modellers, engineers, technologists and students came together for the event at the IET in Birmingham, which saw only […]

Lancashire County Council’s highways teams prepare for Storm Agnes

Lancashire County Council’s highways teams are preparing in the run up to Storm Agnes which is due today (Wednesday, September 27). The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for strong and disruptive winds from midday on Wednesday (September 27) to 7am on Thursday (September 28). People are being warned that this will bring […]

More than 200 people dealt with as result of clampdown on dangerous drivers

More than 200 people have either been arrested or given a ticket as part of a week of action to clamp down on dangerous drivers in Lancashire. The county’s police force says the week of surge activity was all about its most vulnerable road users – namely children, the elderly, pedestrians, mobility device users, horse-riders, […]

Campaigners worry for Scottish road safety as police patrol numbers drop

Campaigners in Scotland are expressing fears over the impact of cuts to road traffic officer numbers in the country over the last decade. Figures obtained by BBC Scotland News reveal there were 548 officers in June – 14% less than in March 2014. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and road safety charity Brake told […]


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