Highways Press

National Highways funding gives the ‘green’ light to Cornwall eco improvements

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary National Highways is continuing to invest in enhancements to the Cornish landscape alongside the A30. Press release updated: Wed 6th Apr 2022, 1:57PM UTC National Highways Full Press Release The information contained in this …

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Going, going, gone! Watch motorway bridge disappear in new footage

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary After carrying traffic over the M6 for some 50 years, the old bridge which spanned the motorway at junction 10 disappeared in under 48 hours. Press release updated: Mon 9th May 2022, 10:58AM UTC …

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Rock fans heading to festival can avoid the Highway To Hell by following National Highways advice

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary Festival goers looking to Rock and Roll All Nite at the Download Festival this year are advised to follow the signposted routes and not their sat navs for smoother and quicker journeys. Press release …

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National Highways awards major A417 contract to Kier

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary National Highways has awarded a £460 million contract to Kier to design and deliver an upgrade to the A417 between Gloucester and Swindon. Press release updated: Fri 22nd Apr 2022, 11:32AM UTC National Highways …

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Iconic Spaghetti Junction turns 50 and shows how to pasta test of time

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary Motorists and businesses have today paid tribute to the iconic Spaghetti Junction as the road marks 50 years since first opening to traffic. Press release updated: Tue 24th May 2022, 7:00AM UTC National Highways …

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Van driver crashes into National Highways vehicle to evade road closure

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary Dramatic video footage released by National Highways shows the moment a driver crashed into a patrol vehicle to evade a temporary road closure on the M6. Press release updated: Wed 22nd Jun 2022, 2:41PM …

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Look, no hands! Watch as dangerous drivers are caught on film by officers in unmarked HGV

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary Two drivers who were literally driving ‘hands free’ had a nasty shock when they realised they'd been caught on camera by police officers patrolling in one of National Highways’ unmarked HGVs. Press release updated: …

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Influencers invited into National Highways control rooms as part of new safety campaign

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary National Highways gave a group of disability social media influencers a behind-the-scenes look at two control centres as part of a new safety campaign. Press release updated: Mon 23rd May 2022, 10:45AM UTC National …

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New documentary goes behind the scenes at National Highways

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary A behind the scenes look at how England’s motorways are managed features in Channel 5’s latest documentary looking at the work of National Highways. Press release updated: Thu 5th May 2022, 2:12PM UTC National …

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New recruit gets personal welcome from National Highways CEO after smashing internship

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary An intern who saved National Highways thousands of pounds in just three months with his computer know-how has now been given a permanent position – and was welcomed to the business by the Chief …

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Plans for major revamp of busy M25 junction in Surrey to go on show next week

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary National Highways has confirmed today that plans to upgrade junction 10 on the M25, one of the busiest in the country, are going on show next week. Press release updated: Thu 16th Jun 2022, …

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National Highways announces £167m investment to improve roads across South West of England

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary Millions of road-users in the South West are set to enjoy safer, quicker and easier journeys, as a multi-million-pound package of improvements to roads, pavements and bridges across the region is revealed. Press release …

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National Highways working to keep fish on the move in Devon

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary A National Highways funding stream is helping to improve the movement of fish on the River Ashburn alongside the A38 in Devon. Press release updated: Wed 18th May 2022, 10:50AM UTC National Highways Full …

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New Non-Executive Director appointed at National Highways

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary Diego Oliva has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of National Highways, the company announced today Press release updated: Thu 23rd Jun 2022, 3:10PM UTC National Highways Full Press Release The information contained in …

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National Highways helps bring ‘Capability Brown’ pool back to its former glory

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary A wildlife haven in Herefordshire managed by the National Trust has been restored to its former glory thanks to funding from National Highways. Press release updated: Wed 18th May 2022, 11:21AM UTC National Highways …

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Traffic advice for drivers during rail strikes

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary National Highways is advising drivers to plan their journeys and check their vehicles ahead of the planned rail strike this week. Press release updated: Tue 21st Jun 2022, 7:21AM UTC National Highways Full Press …

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Meet the father and son duo keeping the iconic Spaghetti Junction safe as it turns 50

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary When it comes to looking after the iconic Spaghetti Junction, Italian father and son duo Michael Del-Giudice and Lewis know the perfect recipe. Press release updated: Tue 24th May 2022, 7:00AM UTC National Highways …

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£20 million to improve roadside facilities for HGV drivers

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary Heavy goods vehicle drivers to benefit from £20 million of funding for better roadside facilities. Press release updated: Wed 13th Apr 2022, 12:06PM UTC National Highways Full Press Release The information contained in this …

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National Highways delivers smart motorway safety upgrade

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary The installation of new safety equipment on smart motorways without a permanent hard shoulder will be completed within the next five months, it was confirmed today.  Press release updated: Thu 12th May 2022, 10:45AM …

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Motorists urged to check tyres and journeys before setting off this bank holiday 

The latest travel news and press announcements from National Highways. Planned roadworks, traffic management projects and highway news. Road Improvements Summary If you’re travelling this April bank holiday, plan your journey and check your vehicle. Press release updated: Fri 8th Apr 2022, 12:35PM UTC National Highways Full Press Release The information contained in this press …

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