VolkerHighways completes £1.5m Stoke Bridge improvement scheme

A bridge in Kent has been restored, with a new waterproof membrane and carriageway surface after two months of work by highways maintenance firm VolkerHighways. The works on the A228 Stoke Bridge between Lower Stoke and Grain Village were required due to regular surface defects. They were delivered by VolkerHighways and its sister business unit, […]

VolkerHighways awarded a place on Barnet Council’s Highways Maintenance Works Framework

VolkerHighways has announced that it has secured a place on Barnet Council’s major Highways Maintenance Works Framework Lot 1 contract for the provision of Traffic Safety and Management services. The four-year framework will enable the council to effectively provide business resilience to support the management and maintenance of the council’s highways network. It will be […]

Significant carbon savings from street lighting achieved in Oxfordshire

Latest reports show Oxfordshire County Council’s street lighting energy consumption has significantly decreased following LED conversion works, delivered by VolkerHighways. The project, which involves converting 34,000 Lanterns to LEDs, along residential and high-speed routes across Oxfordshire roads, is now over 92% complete. To date, from converting almost 32,500 lanterns to LEDs, approximately 4,800 tonnes of […]

Luton Council condemns abuse on road workers after two serious incidents

Two serious incidents of abuse on road workers maintaining Luton’s road network has led to the council and its contractor, VolkerHighways, reinforcing their condemnation of abuse on anyone that works on the public highway. In one incident that took place in Dallow Road, road workers and traffic management operatives were verbally abused and threatened by […]

Jet patching “achieves 96% carbon reduction” in Medway

As part of VolkerHighways’ Project Pothole initiative, the business has been assessing different methods of pothole repairs across its contracts, based on numerous factors including increased efficiencies, carbon reduction and quality of the repair. In Medway, the team conducted a two-week review of Velocity’s spray-injection patching machine, on behalf of Medway Council. The procedure of […]

VolkerHighways installs zero carbon street lighting in parks across Luton

VolkerHighways has installed solar street lighting at two public locations in Luton – Kingsway Park and Wandon Park Solar street lighting produces zero carbon, with no electricity waste, and eliminates the need for cabling, trenching, feeder cabinets and connecting to the grid for electrical supply. As part of VolkerHighways’ street lighting term maintenance contract with […]

Roadspace changes underway in Windsor

VolkerHighways is working on a £1.5 million public realm improvement scheme on Castle Hill, Windsor, on behalf of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, with the scheme is set to increase pedestrian access by widening the pavements, as well as improve pedestrian safety by installing vehicle mitigation bollards and gates in Windsor’s busiest area. […]

VolkerHighways repairs record number of potholes in Bath and North East Somerset

VolkerHighways has revealed that its team working on a contract in Bath and North East Somerset has fixed double the number of potholes this year compared to the whole of 2022. Due to the severe weather the country experienced during the winter months, the highway industry has seen a national increase in the number of […]

VolkerHighways resurfaces A4 with reduced-carbon process

VolkerHighways and West Berkshire Council have resurfaced part of the A4 Hungerford to Newbury with a 20% Recycled Asphalt Product (RAP) wearing course. The scheme, supported by FM Conway, has achieved a 26,223kg CO2e saving. West Berkshire Council committed has to increase funding available for surfacing works. The section of the A4 involved resurfacing around […]

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