Costain to partner with Transport for London on two major road projects

The infrastructure solutions company Costain has been appointed by Transport for London to progress two major refurbishment projects at Gallows Corner Flyover and Brent Cross Interchange. It’s expected the projects will ease congestion and improve the safety, reliability and quality of passenger journeys on the capital’s road network. At Gallows Corner Flyover, Costain will create […]

ORR to undertake an investigation of National Highways’ performance

The Office of Rail and Road has opened an investigation into the performance of National Highways. The ORR says that, since it was created, National Highways has generally achieved its aims and delivered well for road users, and during this time the two bodies have worked together to successfully resolve individual issues before they have […]

Waymo issues driverless recall after double collision with lorry

Google’s driverless vehicle sister company Waymo has announced it has voluntarily filed a recall report with America’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for software that was previously on its fleet, after two cars crashed with the same lorry in Phoenix, Arizona last year. Waymo says it has chosen to issue the recall after consultation with […]

Drivers fooled by fake 50 mph sign told they must pay fines

Police in London have ruled 600 drivers must pay fines incurred after they were caught speeding because they saw a fake speed limit sign on a road, and wrongly drove too fast along it. The London Evening Standard reports Police say the 50 mph sign was installed on the A20 near Sidcup by an “unauthorised […]

Drainage investigation planned for A83

BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland will be carrying out drainage investigation works between Arrochar and Tarbet on the A83 from next week. These drainage investigation works have a programmed duration of seven days, commencing from Wednesday 21 February between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm and are anticipated to be complete on Thursday […]

Scotland’s new transport secretary commits to A9 dualling

Scotland’s new Transport Secretary has told a newspaper in Inverness that she wants to give the dualling of the A9 “the focus it deserves” as she laid out detailed plans for the project. The Press and Journal reports that Fiona Hyslop chose Inverness as the location of her first official engagement since being appointed to […]

Former Keltbray MD joins McAlpine

The former Managing Director of the highways and renewables division of Keltbray, Vip Gandhi, has returned to the industry after a couple of months out, joining Sir Robert McAlpine as Managing Director, Transport. Mr Gandhi was also a Member of the Board of Trustees at Safer Highways before leaving both roles in December. Writing on […]


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