A52: Teams pull out all the stops to get roadworks finished in Notts

The latest technology was used to ensure the safety of workers and road users on an important A52 scheme in Nottinghamshire as National Highways carried out a string of essential works. Teams from across the sector came together to carry out the resurfacing and maintenance work, between the Nottingham Road RSPCA junction at Radcliffe on […]

East Midlands funding deal confirmed as part of plans for devolutionEast Midlands

Millions of pounds in funding, made possible because of plans for devolution in the East Midlands, has been agreed and will be spent on improving transport, housing and the skills of local people in the region. This includes £750,000 for a new cycling and walking route in Derbyshire – a 1¼ mile link connecting Markham […]

Griffiths Farrans Joint Venture appointed to deliver final stages of A52 improvements

The final part of a major upgrade to the important A52 route across the East Midlands has moved a step closer today with National Highways appointing Griffiths Farrans Joint Venture as the main contractor to deliver the work. GFJV will design and construct the remaining two junctions at Nottingham Knight and Wheatcroft with work expected […]

London accounts for a third of all e-scooter collisions

A third of all the UK’s e-scooter collisions in the past year occurred in the capital, with 12 people killed in crashes involving the vehicles. London’s Evening Standard reports that the Department for Transport statistics reveal on person killed was a pedestrian, and the rest e-scooter riders. Those killed include a 53-year-old man in a […]

Consultation launched into air quality plans near Nottingham

The Rushcliffe area of Nottinghamshire, to the south and east of Nottingham City Centre is asking residents for their views on an Air Quality Action Plan. It includes asking for feedback on plans around the Trent Bridge and Stragglethorpe Road junctions, which have had emissions monitored for years and is now below the threshold for […]

More speed cameras and lower limits for Nottinghamshire

Speed limits will be cut and there’ll be an increase the number of speed cameras on Nottinghamshire’s roads in an attempt to bring down the number of people killed or injured in the county. Notts TV reports that Nottinghamshire County Council aims to reduce the number of casualties by 40% in the next decade – […]

Roadmaster lends a hand in Nottinghamshire

New technology has been credited with helping to maintain and repair Nottinghamshire County Council’s road network. Mechanised patching equipment has helped to maintain more than 35,500sq metres of mainly urban roads, while the Roadmaster patching vehicle has worked on 61 sites, treating surface defects, filling cracks and removing potholes. The equipment supports the council’s strategy […]

Nottinghamshire commits to major highways investment

£55 million is being pumped into Nottinghamshire’s highways and transport network over the next year to improve roads, introduce integrated transport schemes and update traffic management. The investment is made up of £54.6m from capital and £0.97m from revenue funding and works included within the programme are comprised of councillor, stakeholder and community suggestions. Councillor […]

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