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  • Highways England keeping a watchful eye on motorway upgrade

    Highways England is hitting new heights to improve journeys for drivers travelling through motorway roadworks by using drone technology to monitor progress.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 15th Oct 2019, 9:09AM UTC
  • Highways England and community plant poppies along Remembrance Way

    Poppies have been planted alongside a main road named Remembrance Way in a huge community effort led by Highways England.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Thu 31st Oct 2019, 2:49PM UTC
  • Motorway cash helps revitalise West London park

    A much-loved park in West London is being revitalised as a thriving community asset with help from a £340,000 award from road operator Highways England.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Wed 22nd Jan 2020, 3:46PM UTC
  • Check your vehicle!

    Highways England is calling on drivers to commit to checking their vehicles on a more regular basis as it reveals the most common day for breakdowns is a Friday.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 21st Jan 2020, 10:31AM UTC
  • A14 Huntingdon bypass opens

    A new 12-mile bypass to the south of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire has opened to traffic, Highways England announced today.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Mon 9th Dec 2019, 9:47AM UTC
  • More than 800 miles of roadworks completed or lifted in time for Christmas

    More than 800 miles of roadworks will be lifted or completed on motorways and major A roads to help motorists have smoother journeys over the festive period.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Mon 16th Dec 2019, 1:14PM UTC
  • Hull’s new bridge now in place

    A new bridge which will shape the future of Hull and connect key sites in the city is now in place over the A63.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 5th Nov 2019, 1:57PM UTC
  • Arundel road improvements consultation enters final two weeks

    A consultation asking for views on improving one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in southern England at Arundel has entered its final two weeks.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 15th Oct 2019, 2:08PM UTC
  • Landmark bridge moves step closer to completion

    The Princes Quay Bridge scheme in Hull will reach a pivotal stage early next month when the assembled bridge is delivered to its final position.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Mon 21st Oct 2019, 3:11PM UTC
  • Pupils take to the road as consultation on A417 continues

    School pupils have been given a taste of driving the proposed route of the A417 during a visit from Highways England.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 29th Oct 2019, 10:36AM UTC
  • Weekend work to activate Operation Brock

    Details of work taking place on the M20 in Kent this weekend to activate Operation Brock have been confirmed today by Highways England (Friday 25 October).
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Fri 25th Oct 2019, 3:45PM UTC
  • Operation Brock is activated on the M20

    The Operation Brock contraflow on the M20 in Kent is now active, Highways England has confirmed today (Monday 28 October).
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Mon 28th Oct 2019, 9:08AM UTC
  • Major A12 upgrade to speed up journeys and improve safety

    Major improvements are on the way for the 90,000 drivers who depend on the A12 near Chelmsford every day.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Mon 21st Oct 2019, 9:56AM UTC
  • A14 bypass opening date revealed

    A 12-mile bypass to the south of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire – part of the UK’s biggest road upgrade – will open to traffic on Monday 9 December.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 5th Nov 2019, 3:05PM UTC
  • Operation Brock to be deactivated

    Work to deactivate Operation Brock – and remove a contraflow - on the M20 in Kent will be carried out later today, Highways England has announced.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 29th Oct 2019, 3:08PM UTC
  • Highways England helps fans with festive football fixtures

    Highways England is urging football fans to follow its seasonal advice before they set off to watch Boxing Day matches.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Mon 23rd Dec 2019, 3:51PM UTC
  • Meet the families keeping motorists moving at Christmas

    It's going to be a real family Christmas at Highways England this year for the frontline staff helping to keep motorists safe on their Christmas Day travels.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Wed 18th Dec 2019, 2:30PM UTC
  • M20 Operation Brock barrier to be removed from next week

    Details of work to remove the steel barrier on the M20 in Kent, installed last year as part of Operation Brock, have been confirmed by Highways England.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Fri 10th Jan 2020, 8:49AM UTC
  • Time-saving road marking robot makes it a happy new year for drivers

    A clever little robot is saving drivers on England’s busiest roads from hundreds of hours of disruption.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Thu 2nd Jan 2020, 11:23AM UTC
  • Automated cone laying vehicle trials due to start

    Highways experts are developing pioneering technology to eliminate one of the biggest risks facing England’s roadworkers.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Fri 17th Jan 2020, 10:32AM UTC

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