Haulier complains A14 roadworks are adversely affecting business

A haulier says the replacement of a concrete road surface on the A14 in Suffolk are “causing significant increases in our losses” just as he hopes the industry is picking up. Mark Bennett, from VKVP Haulage in Felixstowe has told the BBC that, “I don’t think we’ve actually seen the worst of it yet,” with […]

SRL adds new safety innovations

Mobile Intelligent Transport Systems solutions manufacturer and supplier SRL has expanded its hire portfolio with the launch of a series of new products designed to enable customers to increase the protection of workers while cost-effectively promoting the safe and efficient flow of traffic around roadworks. The Remotely Operated Stop Go (ROSGO) System and Euro Remote […]

Wandsworth Council highways team win prize for keeping roadworks disruption to a minimum

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has written a personal letter of congratulations to a team of Wandsworth Council highways engineers for their concerted efforts at keeping roadworks disruption to a minimum. The Mayor’s letter announced that the Wandsworth team had been chosen as the winner of a prestigious highways prize – designed to encourage town halls […]

BT handed heavy fine for roadworks violations

BT has been found guilty of two offences including failing to ensure the safety of pedestrians. Nearly £15k of fines were handed to BT for roadworks offences in Bridgwater. The telecommunications firm was found guilty of two offences which included failing to ensure the safety of pedestrians. Somerset Council is responsible for managing the road […]

One.network delivers road management technology in Florida

British-based road management and roadworks data technology provider one.network has signed an agreement with the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority in Florida to provide traffic management, work zone notification and construction planning software solutions for the agency. THEA is widely respected as a progressive traffic management and road safety agency and is one of only 10 […]

Review of routes ‘protected’ against rush hour roadworks

The network of Devon routes afforded a special status, which allows us to restrict the timings of roadworks to reduce traffic disruption at busy times, is being reviewed. Many of our routes are classed as ‘traffic sensitive’ and this allows us to ensure that the timings of roadworks don’t affect traffic flow during rush hour […]

one.network partners with drivewyze to improve lane closure and roadworks safety programmes

British-based road management and work zone data technology provider, one.network has announced a new partnership in the USA with Drivewyze, a leader in the transportation technology industry that builds innovative solutions for commercial vehicle fleets, drivers, and transportation infrastructure owners and operators. The companies say that with this partnership, one.network is improving the quality of […]

Growing a business on both sides of the Atlantic, this week on Highways Voices

“One thing I think that has been key to our success is actually delivering tangible value to customers with the solution that we provide,” explains One Network founder James Harris on this week’s Highways Voices podcast as he discusses how his company has cornered the roadworks information and management market in the UK, and is […]

National Highways starts search for innovations that will help reduce the impact of roadworks

A new innovation competition intended to reduce the impact of roadworks on drivers, local businesses and communities has been launched by National Highways in collaboration with Connected Places Catapult. The competition will look for innovations that make a difference for road users, communities and businesses impacted by roadworks National Highways is seeking new technology, products […]

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