CRH Ventures launches Roads of the Future accelerator programme for start-ups

CRH Ventures, the venture capital unit of building materials solutions provider CRH, has launched its latest accelerator programme – Roads of the Future. The programme targets promising start-ups in the Construction Technology (ConTech) and ClimateTech space, focusing on groundbreaking innovation for advancing the future of roads. The Roads of the Future accelerator will identify companies that can demonstrate […]

The truck stops here: Roads Minister announces safer rest area plans

Lorry drivers across England will benefit from more parking spaces, better welfare facilities and safer rest areas thanks to £16.5 million in joint Government and industry investment. Today (Monday 4 March), the Roads Minister confirmed that 38 truckstops across England will invest £6 million from the Department for Transport (DfT), with a further £10.5 million […]

Roads a significant part of Argyll and Bute’s budget

Roads, schools, bins, public toilets and the local economy – all benefit from investment in the budget set today by Argyll and Bute Council for 2022/23. Council Leader, Councillor Robin Currie said: “We listen to our communities. This budget invests in what people tell us matters most to them. “We are increasing investment in our […]

Irish government commits to two-to-one spending ratio on public transport and roads

The Irish government has committed to honoring its commitment to a two-to-one spending ratio on public transport to roads as part of its National Development Plan. The plan, reports the Evening Standard, sets out the big transport and road projects the government will spend money on from now until 2030. Michael McGrath said public transport […]

Renfrewshire Council to invest a further £8m in its road network this year

Renfrewshire Council will invest a further £8 million in its road network this year as part of its six-year £47 million investment programme. There will be upgrades in every town and village as roads and footways are either fully resurfaced, restored ahead of future resurfacing or minor repairs carried out. The programme also captures any projects from 2020 […]

Extra £1.5 million for Shropshire’s roads from Community Infrastructure Levy

An extra £1.5 million will be spent on Shropshire’s roads-mainly on road safety schemes and the installation of cycle routes and crossings. The funding has come from the Community Infrastructure Levy scheme, via developers who are building housing schemes in the region. One of the biggest schemes to have been given approval is a £225,000 […]


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