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  • Safer journeys for cyclists and pedestrians thanks to Highways England scheme

    Safer journeys are on the way for cyclists, pedestrians and schoolchildren thanks to an investment by Highways England in the Midlands.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Thu 26th Sep 2019, 1:50PM 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Highways England prepares for first cold snap

    As temperatures reached a record-breaking high this summer, Highways England was busy preparing to keep drivers moving this winter.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Thu 3rd Oct 2019, 10:50AM 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kent roads ready for Brexit as hauliers gear up for 31 October

    Operation Brock to keep the M20 open in both directions in the event of disruption to services across the English Channel.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Mon 14th Oct 2019, 9:49AM UTC
  • Highways England digs deep to deliver pioneering eco scheme

    Video footage captures the moment a tunnel is constructed under a busy road without any interruption to traffic as part of a pioneering scheme to cut pollution by Highways England.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Tue 8th Oct 2019, 2:30PM 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
  • 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
  • Surveys start for new Merseyside bypass

    Environmental specialists have begun carrying out surveys as part of design work for a new bypass through Merseyside to the Port of Liverpool.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Fri 11th Oct 2019, 9:58AM UTC
  • Survey work for A303 Stonehenge scheme enters next phase

    The next phase of investigation work for the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down scheme near Stonehenge will focus on Countess roundabout over the coming weeks.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Thu 3rd Oct 2019, 10:47AM UTC
  • Have your say on final details for the A417 Missing Link scheme

    Members of the public will get their chance to comment on detailed plans to upgrade a key route linking the South West and Midlands in a consultation opened today.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Fri 27th Sep 2019, 2:28PM 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
  • New look emergency areas planned for Yorkshire

    Emergency areas on key Yorkshire motorways are being enhanced to make them more visible for drivers.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Thu 26th Sep 2019, 2:15PM UTC
  • Motorists urged to be deer aware

    Drivers are being warned to look out for deer roaming on to roads and posing risks to road users.
    Highways England Press Release
    Updated: Fri 4th Oct 2019, 1:34PM 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

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