Carbon counting tool by Connected Enviro Net and NY Highways progresses

Development of a tool which measures the amount of carbon used in road maintenance works has progressed to the next level, with it being presented to the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), Highway Authorities and Utilities Committee (HAUC UK), and National Highways, as well as two local authorities’ highways operations teams. The carbon counting […]

£68million reroute scheme at Kex Gill set to start following government investment

There will be a new route built to replace the A59 at Kex Gill thanks to a government investment announced today (23rd February). The Roads Minister Richard Holden met with representatives from North Yorkshire County Council and Transport for the North in Yorkshire today to discuss this vital upgrade. This work is part of the […]

North Yorkshire Council approves £3.19m bid for more active travel funding

An ambitious £3.19million bid to enhance facilities for cyclists and pedestrians across North Yorkshire has been given the go-ahead to be submitted by North Yorkshire Council. The council has been invited to submit a bid in the fourth round of the Government’s Active Travel Fund, following three rounds of funding over the last three years. […]

Harrogate’s active travel schemes to be reshaped after consultation

Alternative schemes to promote sustainable travel on a key route in Harrogate are due to be drawn up after feedback from the public. It is proposed that an alternative package of measures for Otley Road will be outlined and presented to the Harrogate and Knaresborough area constituency committee this summer. This could include considering the […]

North Yorks highways service leads the way in cutting energy consumption

New lighting has been installed at highways depots in North Yorkshire as part of a commitment to reduce energy use and tackle climate change while also protecting the natural environment. In a bid to improve energy efficiency, we have replaced all standard light fittings at our network of highways depots with LED lighting. The new […]

Crossing to benefit cyclists and pedestrians is to progress in North Yorkshire

Work is to progress on a road crossing that could unlock the potential to increase the number of people using a popular cycling and walking route in Harrogate. Installation of the signalised toucan crossing is proposed on Wetherby Road at Slingsby Walk, where two popular cycle and walking routes meet. Approval to go ahead, subject to a […]

Jamie Crumlish joins NY Highways as new Managing Director

NY Highways Ltd has appointed Jamie Crumlish, formerly of Mac Asphalt Ltd, to the position of Managing Director.  Jamie will be taking over from Ross Bullerwell, who has been instrumental in establishing the business and its name in the industry. Jamie said: “The NY Highways business model is an exciting opportunity to deliver effective and […]

Concerted effort under way to create clean transport system in North Yorkshire

Work is under way in North Yorkshire to transform travel across the county and reach an ambitious target to slash harmful carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change within the next eight years. Action plans are being developed to enhance the network of public electric vehicle charging points, support public transport in making the […]

Work to start to rebuild road damaged by storm in North Yorkshire

Work is scheduled to begin on Monday (17 October) to reconstruct a road near Pateley Bridge that was damaged by storms. The section of the B6265 at Red Brae Bank, Bewerley, suffered a landslip when severe storms in February 2020 caused the land below the roads to subside. Since then, the road has been kept […]

North Yorkshire trials new tech to stay ahead in winter roads maintenance

State-of-the-art technology is due to be employed to monitor North Yorkshire’s vast network of roads throughout the winter months to help ensure routes can be kept open during severe weather. Artificial intelligence, computer modelling and live data as well as cutting-edge sensors to check road surface temperatures and moisture levels will be used to closely […]


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