Works to get underway as part of major £9.7m investment to improve city’s road network

Road improvements are set to begin as part of a £9.7million programme to enhance, maintain and repair Wolverhampton’s highways. The works including resurfacing and surface treatments aim to tackle potholes and other defects on roads across the city. The first phase of surface treatment works will begin on Tuesday May 28, including Newhampton Road West and […]

North Northamptonshire highways programme starts to repair winter damage

As the weather starts to improve, North Northamptonshire Council has started the spring and summer phase of its extensive highways repair programme. Every year there is a planned programme of works which involves various treatment methods, running alongside the reactive maintenance that addresses issues highlighted by routine inspections and reports via the council’s website. Roads everywhere are […]

Families’ delight as zebra crossing helps children walk more safely to school

Residents in Old Portsmouth now have a safer trip to school after the installation of a new zebra crossing on its High Street. The crossing, which was installed last month, provides safer, more accessible journeys for everyone living and walking and wheeling through the area. Located near the entrance to Peacock Lane, the crossing lies […]

General Election causes Lower Thames Crossing DCO delay

The Secretary of State for Transport has issued a Written Ministerial Statement that sets a new deadline for the determination of the Lower Thames Crossing DCO application for 4 October 2024. This is due to the General Election and to allow appropriate time for any new Secretary of State to consider the application, however the […]

Cameras catch ‘hundreds’ of red light jumpers in Plymouth

Motorists in Plymouth are more likely to be caught jumping red lights than anywhere else in Devon because of traffic light cameras that operate in the city – with more expected to be rolled out in due course across the region. A Freedom of Information (FoI) request answered by Devon and Cornwall Police revealed that there were […]

Cornwall: A30 closures to end as finish confirmed for £330m upgrade

The A30 dualling project is on track for completion in just a matter of weeks, National Highways has confirmed. The government organisation behind the major £330 million road scheme said the plan remains to open the dual carriageway in June ahead of the summer season. Nick Winter, project manager for National Highways, says despite an […]

Horror movie: National Highways reveals footage from week of action on dangerous driving

Shocking footage has been released after a multi-agency week of action designed to tackle dangerous driving. Travelling along the M40 in the morning traffic, the motorist in the image above is so focused on applying her make-up that she doesn’t notice the police officers driving alongside her. Even when the officers in National Highways’ unmarked HGV […]

TfL launches Cycle Sundays initiative 

Transport for London (TfL) is launching a major new programme of leisurely cycle routes and support to encourage Londoners who are new to cycling to explore the capital by cycle on Sundays. TfL Cycle Sundays, which has been developed in collaboration with leading cycling organisations, aims to offer beginner friendly journeys for Londoners, backed up […]

Staffordshire: Biddulph carriageway set to be resurfaced next month 

A £860,000 highways improvement scheme to resurface Meadows Way in Biddulph will commence at the start of June.  The works will take place on the A527 Meadows Way between the Wharf Road roundabout and the Tunstall Road roundabout.   Crews will completely resurface the carriageway, replacing ironwork where necessary and replacing damaged kerbs as part of a […]

A3 chaos as motorists (including Hugh Grant) stuck for up to 5 hours

Actor Hugh Grant was among dozens of motorists who were stuck in heavy traffic on the A3 in South West London for up to five hours over the Bank Holiday weekend. While the M25 was suffering from typical bank holiday weekend congestion, the A3 was particularly problematic on Friday afternoon with the British actor taking to X to beg TfL for some […]


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