Galliford Try gets multiple spots on £300m road surfacing framework

Galliford Try and Colas are among 15 contractors that have been selected for work on road surfacing projects in Yorkshire. The firms scooped spots on the £300m four-year framework, with Galliford Try involved in three lots. The framework will focus on road-surfacing and planning in up to nine local authority areas in Yorkshire, reports Construction News. Work could include […]

NY Highways gets ISO accreditation

North Yorkshire-based highways maintenance business NY Highways has achieved health and safety, environmental and quality ISO accreditations, which it says are set to help grow its operations. The Integrated Management System (IMS) team at NY Highways undertook a nine-month project, working with colleagues to ensure processes and procedures were implemented within the business. The IMS […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NY Highways’ incident reporting app shortlisted for national award

A pioneering mobile app developed by North Yorkshire’s newly established highways maintenance company has been shortlisted in the Highways Awards 2022. The Connected Safety Net incident reporting mobile app is used by employees to detect and record near-miss incidents, allowing the use of photos and video to quickly add more detail to reports. It includes […]

Extensive maintenance scheme to begin on Sutton Bank

Sutton Bank on the A170 between Helmsley and Thirsk is set to undergo the most extensive maintenance programme in its recent history, according to North Yorkshire Council. NY Highways teams will survey the entire slope, stabilise the south hairpin bend to prevent landslips and carry out essential maintenance on the rock face to prevent any […]

Rennicks OGPS supports NY Highways with its net zero carbon reduction programme

Two Rennicks Off Grid Power Solutions (OGPS) have been installed at NYHighways to help them meet their environmental goals both now and in the future.   Sustainability is naturally (and quite rightly) at the top of many agendas – including that of NYHighways, North Yorkshire County Council’s maintenance provider which is wholly owned by the […]

NY Highways test machine designed to speed up pothole repairs

A sophisticated machine that can repair potholes and other road damage in a matter of minutes is being evaluated by North Yorkshire’s highways engineers. NYHighways is the arm’s-length company responsible for maintaining roads on behalf of ourselves. Staff are now trialing a new machine that allows the operator to make effective repairs to potholes and […]

NY Highways reports good start to surface dressing programme

NY Highways has reported a good start to its annual surface dressing programme. This year’s programme, which will cover about 200 miles, will be the first delivered by NY Highways, the roads maintenance company created by the county council last year. NY Highways has employed a new contractor, Kiely Bros. Ross Bullerwell, Managing Director of […]


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