Multi-million pound upgrade to Liverpool’s roads begins

Liverpool City Council has appointed three contractors to deliver the next phase of its Highways Investment Programme (HIP). The Council’s Transportation and Highways team and their delivery partners are now progressing with the upgrade of more than 29 roads, through an £11m eco-friendly maintenance programme, which will see the delivery of: •           10 schemes in the […]

Four year plan to transform Liverpool City Council services

Liverpool City Council has published an ‘ambitious’ plan to improve services over the next four years. The Council Plan 2023-2027 sets clear aims and ambitions to shape the improvement of the delivery of services for the city’s half a million residents. The organisation has been on an improvement journey since the publication of a Best […]

Liverpool outlines roadmap to reduce car usage in climate change battle

Liverpool City Council is to set out its key transport priorities for the next four years as part of its ambition to achieve Carbon net-zero status and tackle climate change. A report to the Council’s Cabinet next week (Tuesday, September 19) will seek approval for the adoption of a wide-ranging Transport Plan. This will include number […]

Multi-million pound boost for Liverpool’s active travel revolution

A trio of temporary cycle lanes in Liverpool, created during the Covid-19 pandemic, are set to be made permanent thanks to a multi-million pound funding boost. A report to Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet is recommending an allocation of £10.95m from the Active Travel England be accepted and invested in enhancing the three routes into fully […]

Liverpool Mayor commits almost £4m to fix potholes and repair roads

Liverpool Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced that nearly £4m will be dedicated to fixing potholes and repairing highways across the Liverpool City Region. The £3.7m has been secured by Mayor Rotheram and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to upgrade and repair key parts of the highway network which could also include bus lanes, cycle […]

Liverpool City Council seeks views on major new active travel route

A public consultation has launched this week on a major new active travel route in the city. Liverpool City Council is asking the public for their feedback on the proposed active travel route, which would run for approximately 8km from Childwall through Wavertree and into the city centre. This new route, which would provide access […]

Liverpool Council looking to make pop-up cycle lanes permanent

Liverpool City Council has launched a public consultation on converting the city’s three original pop-up cycle lanes into permanent corridors for active travel. The pop-up lanes were first installed in 2020, in the early stages of the pandemic, as an emergency measure to help encourage people to take more exercise. The routes chosen were Vauxhall […]

Vision Zero strategy launched to drive road safety across Liverpool City Region

A new strategy focused on driving down the number road traffic collisions with a bold aspiration that no one will die or be seriously injured on the region’s roads by 2040 will be launched today. The Liverpool City Region’s Road Safety strategy will be unveiled by the Merseyside Police Commissioner Emily Spurrell and Mayor Steve […]

Colas among contractors appointed to deliver Liverpool’s roads programme

Liverpool City Council has appointed three contractors to deliver a £35m Highways Improvement Programme (HIP), including Colas. The council’s Highways and Transportation team and their delivery partners are now progressing with the upgrade of more than 100 roads through the HIP. The improvement works, funded from a mix of sources including the city council, Liverpool […]


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