State-of-the-art thermal sensors installed across West Berkshire highway network

West Berkshire Council and highway maintenance partner, VolkerHighways are leading on a countywide initiative to invest £225k in state-of-the-art thermal sensors that are fixed to street lighting columns along winter maintenance routes and on winter gritting vehicles. The data from the new sensors will be integrated into the Council’s winter forecast process allowing more informed decisions […]

VolkerHighways renews Bath & NE Somerset partnership until 2029

Bath & North East Somerset Council and VolkerHighways will continue their collaborative partnership until 2029, following a three year extension, for both their highways and street lighting maintenance contracts. The two contracts, valued at £16 million per year, will provide a continuity of highway services to the residents and road users of Bath & North […]

Luton Highways teams to start most comprehensive roads repair programme ever

Luton Council is to double the amount of money spent on fixing potholes as part of its most ambitious multi-million pound programme of highway works ever. This will include providing new road surfaces and use of sustainable surface treatments that will reduce the number of potholes forming on roads around Luton in the future. Working […]

VolkerHighways delivers Bath public safety solution

Highways and streetlighting maintenance company VolkerHighways has begun works to install permanent hostile vehicle mitigation infrastructure in Bath city centre’s most crowded streets, on behalf of Bath & North East Somerset Council. The anti-terrorism security measures will restrict vehicles in some of the city’s streets, in order to help protect the public during high footfall […]

Volker cuts carbon footprint on Berkshire road scheme

Integrated highways service provider VolkerHighways says it says dramatically reduced its carbon footprint by focussing on carbon-reduction techniques and materials. Working with West Berkshire Council on a highway improvement scheme along the A343 Andover Road, Newbury, they have reduced CO₂e by over 46 tonnes; the equivalent of driving 140,000 miles. Phase one of the works […]

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