£5.6 million road safety boost for two Derbyshire roads

Two of Derbyshire’s roads that were ranked in the top 50 of the highest risk roads in England are to benefit from a £5.6 million of government grant from the Safer Roads Fund. Derbyshire councillors will review plans to undertake public consultation about the proposed safety improvements for the A5004 Long Hill Buxton to Whaley […]

National Highways to invest £196m into Midlands road schemes

National Highways has announced confirmation that it will invest in more than 140 road improvement schemes across the Midlands region with £196 million worth of investment. The work will cover projects on major trunk roads and motorways including M6, M5, M1 and A43. It said pedestrians and cyclists would also see the benefits of the […]

Councillors in Lincolnshire call for greater investment in public transport

Councillors in Lincolnshire have called for greater investment in public transport, roads and ‘green’ travelling. This comes as part of the South & East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership’s response to National Highways’ ‘Vision for Route Strategies’ consultation and Lincolnshire County Council’s Local Transport Plan consultation. The Partnership, which consists of South Holland District Council, Boston Borough […]

Councils unite in support of A120 upgrade route

Councils have re-stated the importance of upgrading part of the A120 to a dual carriageway between Braintree and the A12. ECC, together with Braintree District Council, is also urging National Highways to press ahead with a widely supported route for the road. Essex County Council has already run a public consultation into proposed routes for the […]

Multi-million pound transport schemes in Somerset get Government funding

Major improvements to the A38 northern corridor heading into Bridgwater are a step closer today after Government approved a £10 million funding bid.  Money from the Treasury’s Levelling Up fund will help pay for more than £3.4 million worth of cycling and walking infrastructure along the entire corridor as well as a remodelled Dunball junction […]


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