Police collaborate on abnormal load movement

Seven police forces in the East have teamed up with the Metropolitan Police in an effort to coordinate the movement of abnormal loads through their counties, and to the edge of the capital, making it easier for hauliers to plan their journey movements outside of embargoed times. The borders between the forces, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, […]

National Highways to hand old A14 to Cambridgeshire County Council

The old stretch of the A14 between Swavesey and Huntingdon will be officially handed over from National Highways to Cambridgeshire County Council next week. From Thursday, 8 February, the transfer process will be complete, and the county council will be officially responsible for maintaining this section of the highway. This will include any maintenance such […]

Work gets underway on A428 scheme

Upgrades to the Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet route on the A428 across the border between Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire have started. The £1 billion scheme will create a new 10-mile dual carriageway and numerous junction improvements, transforming journeys between the A1 Black Cat roundabout in Bedfordshire and A428 Caxton Gibbet roundabout in Cambridgeshire. Walkers, cyclists […]

Clearview renews solar studs on Cambridgeshire’s guided busway

Highways and transport solutions provider Clearview Intelligence has successfully renewed safety delineation technology on the Cambridge guided busway between Cambridge, Huntingdon and St Ives. The busway, which is the longest of its kind in the world, offers an alternative to congested roads for bus passengers, cyclists and pedestrians.  It requires clear lighting at night to […]

Cambridgeshire pioneers use of City Science’s Cadence 247 Incident Management system

Cambridgeshire County Council is using a new high-tech incident management solution called Cadence 247, which is designed to speed up the reporting of road incidents and help reduce delays. Under a Gov Tech Challenge fund, City Science reviewed the Cambridgeshire County Council Traffic Management Centre team’s end-to-end process for tracking and managing incidents on the […]

Roundabout in Cambridge made more accessible to all pedestrians

Changes have been made to a pedestrian crossing at the busy Addenbrooke’s roundabout in Cambridge to improve accessibility in the area. The traffic system has been using buttons which – like the majority of pedestrian traffic systems across the country – must be physically pushed to activate. However, this can be difficult to use for […]

Police release dashcam footage of dangerous driving

Three Police forces have shared footage gathered from dashcams that were used in prosecutions for dangerous driving. Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire have put together a montage of videos submitted by the public, capturing anti-social driving, hoping to demonstrate how this footage can help bring offenders to justice. ***Scroll down for footage*** Since 1 January 2021, […]


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