DfT urged to prioritise strategic road maintenance over new enhancements

The Commons Transport Committee has published its report on the Department for Transport’s strategic road investment portfolios, urging the Government to ensure future Road Investment Strategy portfolios are deliverable and prioritise day-to-day maintenance over complex expansion projects. It bases that view on increasing costs of projects, net zero commitments and ageing strategic road assets. Read […]

ORR gearing up for RIS3

The organisation which oversees the running of National Highways has issued a blog post looking ahead to the third Road Investment Strategy. Stephen Bussell, Principal Economist, Highways at the Office of Rail and Road explains that as preparations continue for the next RIS, ORR is paying more attention to the quality of National Highways’ plans […]


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