Kent to deliver huge highway maintenance programme with Network North funding

Kent County Council is to deliver a Pothole Blitz Programme across the county. The programme will see many potholes being repaired, including the prevention of potholes and highway defects from forming in the future. Its ‘Pothole Blitz’ work started in March and will continue until autumn 2024. This will help it to complete the repairs […]

Marlborough Highways secures major Highways Term Contract with the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Marlborough Highways has announce that it has secured a comprehensive Highways Term Contract with the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The agreement, which builds upon previous operations delivered by Marlborough in Royal Greenwich, commenced on 1 April 2024, and primarily involves maintenance and improvement works to the roads and footways network. Marlborough already has a presence in nine […]

£28 million investment proposed for Ealing’s roads

Plans to invest more than £28 million in streets across the borough are due to be considered by Ealing Council’s cabinet next week (17 April), as part of the council’s commitment to improve roads and pavements and invest in active travel. From re-surfacing roads and footpaths to creating new cycle lanes and introducing rain gardens […]

Cumberland Council award £55 million resurfacing contract to local firm

Cumberland Council has announced a three-year contract with local firm, DSD Construction Limited, valued up to £55 million. After inviting bids through the electronic procurement portal, The Chest the council awarded this substantial project to local company, DSD Construction Limited, a family-owned business rooted in Carlisle since its establishment in 1993. The comprehensive resurfacing program […]

Nottinghamshire County Council agrees a £66.5million investment in highways

Nottinghamshire County Council has allocated £66.5 million for highway works from in the council’s 2024 to 2025 Highways Capital and Revenue Programmes — which were finalised this week — and includes £33million for road and highway asset improvements. Work will include surface dressing, structural patching, pothole repairs and resurfacing. It will also cover a range […]

Somerset Council and Kier launch new highways partnership

A new era in Somerset’s highways maintenance was marked by Somerset Council and Kier this week. A new era in Somerset’s highways maintenance was marked by Somerset Council and Kier this week. The new £225m contract started on 1 April and covers key maintenance works on Somerset’s 4,172-mile road network. This includes road repairs, drainage, […]

WJ Group expands its sustainability credentials as it achieves PAS 2080

WJ Group has shown its continued commitment to reducing carbon in infrastructure by gaining PAS 2080 certification with the British Standards Institute (BSI). With more than 30% of UK greenhouse gas emissions being attributed to the construction, operation, and maintenance of infrastructure assets, PAS 2080 certification recognises businesses that have to come together to deliver low […]

New team in place for highways delivery in Staffordshire

Major investment in the county’s roads planned for the next three years will be backed by a new team at Staffordshire County Council. One Cabinet member will take on the role overseeing the high-quality delivery of highways projects countywide, while two support members will liaise with communities and focus on local issues. Mark Deaville, current […]


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