Merry Christmas from Highways News

This is the last regular day of news on Highways News this year, as the industry winds down for Christmas. We usually find very little goes on in the week ahead of Christmas to justify our daily newsletter, but we will put any major stories onto our website and social media. So all that’s left […]

The Shadow Roads Minister, new signals technology and some Virtual Reality on Highways Voices from Highways UK

After hearing from the Roads and Local Transport Minister on Highways Voices yesterday, you can hear from his Shadow Bill Esterson MP on today’s Highways Voices from Highways UK 2023 today. These are brought to you thanks to the sponsorship of AGD Systems and Traffic Group Signals, Kiely Bros, Re-flow, Stantec and Yunex Traffic. In the third podcast from the NEC this week […]

Harris talks of rebuilding, not roadbuilding

The Chief Executive of National Highways has told a packed auditorium at Highways UK that there will be no announcement of new roads in the next Road Investment Strategy, RIS3, and that this is now a time for “rebuilding, not road building,” to help our country to grow. In his keynote address at the major […]

Highways News gears up for daily podcasts during a busy week at Highways UK

The popular Highways Voices podcast series returns to the National Exhibition Centre this week with three special programmes from Highways UK. Thanks to the sponsorship of AGD Systems and Traffic Group Signals, Kiely Bros, Re-flow, Stantec and Yunex Traffic, the podcasts will be published around 4pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. They will feature contributions from speakers, exhibitors and […]

Looking ahead to Highways UK on this week’s Highways Voices

With just three weeks to go to Highways UK at Birmingham’s NEC, this week’s Highways Voices gives you details of what to expect, talks to a couple of exhibitors and has some hints and tips to get the most out of your investment in being at the event. These podcasts are sponsored by AGD Systems […]

Highways UK Excellence Awards shortlist announced

The shortlist has been announced for the Highways UK Excellence Awards taking place at Highways UK in October. Highways News (which is the official podcast partner of the event) publishes the nominees in full below: Associate Laureates (Rising Star)Camille Anderson – ArcadisMichal Nowinski – ArupEmily Stevenson – Hanson 🏆 Net-Zero AwardRPS – GAIA projectMott MacDonald […]

Highways UK registration open

 With ten weeks to go until Highways UK, visitor registration is now open. You can register for free tickets to attend the conference and exhibition on the 18 and 19 October 2023 at the NEC, Birmingham. This is event will bring together 10,000+ attendees including 300+ exhibitors, 350+ industry leading speakers and more. Register here. (Picture – Highways […]

Despite currently being £6,500 short of target, Isla’s treatment is booked for the autumn as industry comes together to “give a cone a cuddle”.

The two-year-old granddaughter of LCRIG Chair and industry veteran Martin Duffy will fly to the US for potentially life-changing treatment this autumn thanks to her grandfather’s cycling skills and the fundraising efforts of the highways and transport technology industries. Isla was born with cerebral palsy and cannot sit independently, crawl or walk.  However Stem Cell […]

Highways UK sets out draft agenda for October event

The UK’s leading highways and transport exhibition and conference, Highways UK, has published its draft agenda featuring a keynote arena and eleven different themed theatres. The event, which takes place on 18th and 19th October at Birmingham’s NEC is expected to again welcome more than 10,000 visitors who can see upwards of 375 exhibitors and hear from […]


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