Level crossing near misses: Network Rail release footage

Network Rail have released a horrifying video of near misses at level crossings in the south of England. It’s part of a summer safety campaign to discourage people from doing stupid things around trains. “It’s frustrating we continue to see people recklessly risking their lives when crossing the railway,” said regional level crossing manager Sam […]

Reduced carbon asphalt solution trialled on road in Dorset

Hanson has used a new reduced carbon asphalt to resurface a road in Dorset, as it explores the potential of innovative materials to help meet net zero carbon ambitions. The trial has been completed through the Dorset Highways Strategic Partnership, an ongoing agreement with Dorset Council which facilitates innovation and collaboration. Hanson combined its ERA […]

A35 speed limit set to stay after Highways England air quality trial

An experimental 30mph speed restriction on A35 in Dorset is set to be made permanent following the outcome of an air quality trial carried out by Highways England. It says it’s been investigating effective measures to improve air quality on and alongside the strategic road network for six years and has developed a programme of […]

Dorset chooses AppyWay’s traffic management order processing

Dorset Council has chosen the parking, kerbside data and management firm AppyWay to deliver an end-to-end Traffic Order (TRO) Suite. The suite is comprised of four tools designed to accelerate the traffic order process. To create and amend traffic orders Dorset uses Mapper, a next generation traffic order software that manages both static and moving […]


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