Meet the high-flying women shaping North Yorkshire’s roads

Although the highways industry is often dubbed a man’s world, North Yorkshire is defying the narrative as two of its four area managers are female, as NY Highways explains. These women occupying top posts are responsible for the largest road network in the country and are members of a growing band of female highways workers […]

Popular footpath in North Yorkshire gets a new lease of life

North Yorkshire highways workers have given a new lease of life to an increasingly popular footpath in South Kilvington. The clean-up operation was one of the first tasks undertaken by NY Highways which was launched at the start of June. The new company is responsible for all highways services after the County Council’s contract with private […]

New highways operation kicks off in North Yorkshire along with a focus on safety

The beginning of June marked the start of a new journey for North Yorkshire County Council’s highway maintenance delivery. Services will now be provided by NY Highways, a company created by the council but operating as a private business. NY Highways takes on the role after the council’s contract with Ringway ended. “While our highways […]

Martin Duffy to be Chair of North Yorkshire Highways

Martin Duffy has been announced as Chair of NY Highways, the company created by North Yorkshire County Council to give greater flexibility to its highway maintenance delivery. Mr Duffy brings with him 40 years’ experience in the industry. He started his career in the highways sector in local government in the 1980s. During the past […]


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