Tag : highways england
Ongoing uncertainty about how Highways England will finance the tunnel close to Stonehenge is putting the project’s viability at risk, public spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) claims.
Route options revealed for £1bn trans-Pennine scheme Subscription
Highways England has been given the official go ahead for a £1bn transformation of the A66 across the Pennines.
Autonomous truck tested on A14 upgrade in UK first Subscription
A self-driving truck is being tested for the first time in the UK on Highways England’s £1.5bn A14 improvement between Cambridge and Huntingdon.
Highways England has paused 11 major road schemes “indefinitely”, because of concerns that they are not value for money.
Largest UK concrete repair job nears completionSubscription
The largest concrete repair project ever undertaken in the UK is nearing completion, Highways England has revealed.
Fixing potholes, reducing congestion and lowering emissions have long been the three main scourges for those tasked with improving the UK’s roads.
Mind the (gender pay) gapSubscription
The end of March marked the deadline for public bodies to report their second set of annual gender pay gap statistics, while private companies were due to report in the first week of April.
Triple-decker junction opens in North East Subscription
The North East’s first triple-decker junction worth £75M has been opened on time by Highways England.
Highways England is set to ramp up spending to tackle air pollution, with £92.3M of a £100M pot of money still to be used up.
Highways England is looking to work directly with its supply chain, skipping out tier one contractors, according to the road operator’s smart motorways director Shaun Pidcock.