HE’s A31 investment brings improved cycling and pedestrian access

Highways England says project to improve access for residents, walkers and cyclists along West Street, Ringwood, in the New Forest has been successfully completed, providing a place for families to walk and enjoy the local environment. The work was carried out in collaboration with Hampshire County Council ahead of the plans to replace the bridges […]

Hampshire County Council to develop new Network Recovery Strategy

Hampshire County Council is to develop a Highways Network Recovery Strategy for managing the future maintenance of the county’s roads and footways in the face of unprecedented challenges facing the highways service, largely as a consequence of a long-term under-investment in local roads highway maintenance by successive Governments At a public decision meeting, held last […]

Hampshire’s first recycling road materials operation officially opened

Hampshire County Council Cabinet Members, with responsibility for economy, transport and environment services, have formally opened Hampshire Highway’s new purpose-built recycling facility Located in Micheldever, the plant puts the County Council and its partners, at the forefront of sustainable highway construction, providing the means to reprocess and recycle material generated from road repairs, for re-use […]

Hampshire County Council launches innovative on-street electric vehicle chargepoint pilot

Hampshire County Council has introduced 50 new on-street electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints in the areas of Eastleigh and Winchester as part of an innovative pilot scheme to be launched in March. This forms part of the council’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions across the county, The pilot involves the installation of two different types of […]

Hampshire CC considering new transport options for Basingstoke

Hampshire County Council and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council are working on the transport strategy for Basingstoke, with on-going research that will form an outline plan in the spring. This will include a report into a new mass rapid transit system as well as further consideration to a western by-pass and more cycle and walking […]

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