Five-year network management plan sets out priorities for Oxfordshire’s roads

Reducing pressure on Oxfordshire’s road network and enabling local traffic improvements are key objectives of the network management plan for 2023 – 28. Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet today adopted the plan, which includes hierarchies of road users and priority for roadworks in line with its Local Transport and Connectivity Plan and its commitment to climate action. Councillor […]

Wellingborough town centre highways improvements to start soon in North Northamptonshire

Highways improvements in Wellingborough town centre will start next week. Kier Highways, working in partnership with North Northamptonshire Council will carry out the works to upgrade the traffic signal equipment, refresh white lining and reinstate block paving in Cannon Street and Alma Street in the town.  For the duration of the works, there will be […]

Cumbria’s £150m Carlisle Southern Link Road goes out to tender in September

Cumbria County Council aims to award the contract for the building of the 8km Southern Link Road road in March 2023. Work on the Carlisle Southern Link Road, which the council estimates will cost around £150m, was originally set to begin this spring. The rising cost of materials, issues with supply chains and rising energy […]

<strong>Kier Highways trials Hydrogen powered generator on its Windy Harbour project</strong>

Kier Highways is trialling an innovative, hydrogen-powered fuel cell at its National Highways A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool site in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire. The project is in collaboration with Hydrologiq and is the first hydrogen 110kVA generator deployment undertaken by Kier Highways. This government-supported deployment aims to uncover the practical challenges of replacing diesel with hydrogen […]


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