Walking and cycling improvement plans in Devon backed by councillors

Councillors have approved plans which set out priorities for developing cycling and walking improvements in a number of areas of the county. Cabinet has backed the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) which outline cycling and walking improvements for Exeter, Teignbridge, and Barnstaple, Bideford and Northam over the next 10 to 20 years. LCWIPs […]

Transport Secretary announces further measures to improve transport connectivity across the UK

Work on road improvements and rail upgrades will boost business and improve connectivity across the UK, Transport Secretary Mark Harper announced today (7 December 2023) in his response to Lord Hendy’s Union connectivity review. Projects in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will explore options to improve transport links that strengthen connections across communities and the UK, helping […]

Government approves £33.6million funding for A34 corridor improvements through Stockport

Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists in Greater Manchester and Stockport will benefit from improved connectivity thanks to a multi-million-pound package of critical improvements to the A34 corridor in Cheadle and Handforth. Last year, the Government announced it would invest £33.6 million in the A34 Corridor Improvement Scheme to ease congestion and enhance walking and cycling accessibility […]

Work Starts on £26m waterfront development in Dundee

The Minister for Local Government Empowerment and Planning Joe FitzPatrick MSP and Dundee City Council leader John Alexander have carried out the start of work ceremony on the latest £26 million development at Dundee Waterfront.  James Thomson House will provide 51,600 square feet of Grade A office accommodation when completed in 2025.  The building has […]

Shortlisted contractors announced for the A9 Dualling: Tomatin to Moy project

The shortlist of contractors for the A9 Dualling: Tomatin to Moy project has been announced today by the Minister for Transport, Fiona Hyslop MSP. She revealed the shortlisted contractors for the upgrade of 6 miles (9.6 km) of the A9 to dual carriageway between Tomatin and Moy are: Commenting on the announcement, Ms Hyslop said: […]

Towcester relief road reaches key milestone

The construction of the spine road that will provide relief to traffic in and around the town of Towcester, has marked a key milestone. The road, which will eventually link the A5 with the A43 and therefore negating the need for traffic to pass through the centre of the town, has today seen the official […]

Waterman launches industry game-changer with first standardised approach to Materials Passports

Leading engineering and environmental consultancy Waterman Group has launched its Materials Passports Framework which sets a clear pathway to unlocking the barriers to material reuse in the construction industry. A major step forward in helping the industry tackle its carbon reduction commitments, the Materials Passports Framework presents the first standardised approach to documenting and managing […]

O’Brien Contractors win third contract at major Nottingham development

O’Brien Contractors has won its third contract with Clowes Development, working as the principal contractor on the delivery of essential highway infrastructure works in Fairham, a new £800 million mixed-used development in Nottinghamshire.  Following the success of two previous contracts for the completion of development phases two and three, the newest contract will see the […]


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