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Highways Agency chief executive Peter Nutt describes how the role of the civil engineer within the Agency has evolved with new attitudes to transport. Historically, the role of the Highways Agency has been that of road- builder. To carry out the responsibilities of the role there has been a need to recruit civil engineers with an interest in road construction and associated specialisms, such as structures and geotechnics. In recent years there has been a change in the public's and the ...

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