Hertfordshire repairs potholes with recycled tyres

Hertfordshire County Council is using a new type of asphalt product made from recycled tyres to repair potholes in a quicker and cleaner way. Roadmender asphalt contains material from tyres that would otherwise have been incinerated and allows road repair crews to repair potholes four times faster, with less dust and noise. Because the process […]

New bus service to connect Stevenage, Hertford, Ware and Cheshunt

Hertfordshire County Council and Centrebus have launched a new bus service between Stevenage and the Brookfield Centre in Cheshunt, running through Hertford, Ware and Hoddesdon. The 907 bus service launched on 16 April and is a hourly service, operating seven days a week between 7am and 8pm. The timetable has been designed alongside existing route […]

Hertfordshire County Council starts search for new professional services contractor for highways

Hertfordshire County Council has started the search to appoint a professional services provider to deliver professional services related to highways. The council is looking to forge a long-term collaborative relationship with a service provider that delivers a contract that actively supports the authority’s corporate objectives and enhances the county of Hertfordshire. The council now wishes […]

Over 1,000 schemes planned to improve pavements, cycleways and roads in Hertfordshire

Over 1,000 highway schemes have been given the go ahead after councillors approved a £102m capital budget for highways and transport in Hertfordshire. Between April 2023 and March 2024 more than 1,000 maintenance and improvement schemes will be delivered across Hertfordshire’s 3,200 miles of roads and pavements. Planned works include repairs and maintenance to pavements, […]

New powers available to enforce on county highway ‘hot spots’

New legal powers will enable Hertfordshire County Council to issue penalty charge notices to motorists who ignore Highway restrictions. The Department for Transport announced in June 2021 that councils would be able to apply for the legal powers to enforce moving traffic contraventions by camera, such as ignoring no entry and one-way restrictions, and waiting in […]

Hertfordshire joins pledge to meet air pollution targets a decade ahead of the UK Government

Hertfordshire County Council has joined local and regional authorities from across the UK in signing a letter to the UK Environment Secretary George Eustice pledging to meet World Health Organisation (WHO) targets on deadly air pollution ten years ahead of the Government’s 2040 deadline. The pledge comes as a new report from the National Audit Office reveals […]


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