Glasgow to Edinburgh direct connect road opensSubscription
The M8 motorway has opened completely after three years of construction, providing a direct link between Glasgow and Edinburgh for the first time.
‘Ground breaking’ sensors used on turbine basesSubscription
New “ground breaking” sensors have been installed on the foundations of two offshore wind turbines in northern England to analyse their performance in the harsh marine environment.
“20 years” for Heathrow to fulfil noise pledgesSubscription
Heathrow Airport has said it could take up to 20 years to fulfil the noise management pledges it is making in a bid to get the proposed third runway built.
£100M M5 viaduct repairs underwaySubscription
A £100M project to refurbish the Oldbury viaduct on the M5 in the Midlands has been started by BAM, Morgan Sindall and VolkerFitzpatrick.
£149M Midland Metro extension gets go-aheadSubscription
The government has pledged £59.8M towards the expansion of the metro in Birmingham, meaning there is now enough funding for a £149M line extension to go ahead.
£150M cost hike on Hull road scheme exhuming 19,000 bodiesVideoSubscription
Costs on a major road improvement project have risen from £250M to almost £400M due to the “challenging nature” of engineering the scheme, including the unexpected exhumation of 19,000 skeletons.
£175M upgrade for congested M25 junctionSubscription
A £175M upgrade to tackle heavy congestion on the M25 has been given the go-ahead.
£250M Counters Creek sewer to go out for tenderSubscription
Plans for the £250M Counters Creek flood alleviation scheme in west London are to be put forward for planning approval shortly.
£250M Deeside Corridor route chosenSubscription
The Welsh government has confirmed that it has chosen the “red” route option for the new £250M Deeside Corridor.
£3.3bn Highways England framework in pipelineSubscription
Highways England has issued a notice saying it is going to procure a £3.3bn pavement framework.