£6.9 million of highway improvements to be discussed by Bracknell Forest Council

Bracknell Forest Council’s decision-making executive is due to approve spending £6.9 million of capital funds on improving and maintaining the borough’s roads, pavements and cycleways over the next year. The plan will help people can get around the borough safely and sustainably. It includes: These are in line with what local communities have been telling […]

Safe, accessible, and sustainable travel key to 2024/25 Local Transport Plan in Brighton

Brighton & Hove Council is committing more than £23 million to making Brighton and Hove’s roads better and safer over the next year. The council’s Strategy, Finance and City Regeneration committee looks set to approve a local Transport Plan (LTP) for 2024/25 when it meets on Thursday 14 March. The committee will be presented with a report […]

Highways improvements and major projects to be delivered in Peterborough

Highways improvements and three major projects will be delivered in Peterborough after councillors approved plans which will benefit motorists, pedestrians and residents.  At a meeting at Peterborough Town Hall this week, cabinet members approved the authority’s Transport Capital Programme for 2024/2025, which will see Milestone Infrastructure, the council’s highways partner, carry out works over the […]

Major highways works completed in Burton

A major highways improvement scheme to resurface the A511 Horninglow Road North in Burton has been completed.  Highways crews from Staffordshire County Council finished the £900,000 scheme on Sunday 3 March.  In addition to the reconstruction and resurfacing of the road, crews also took the opportunity to update drainage systems, kerbing and ironwork along with […]

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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