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Balfour wins £130m M20 lorry park contract
May 26, 2016



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HE trials vehicle that can replace overhead signs

A new Maintenance Assistance Vehicle (MAV) that can be used to help replace overhead signs on motorways has been trialled by Highways England.

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£50m to be spent on improving Colchester’s roads

Essex County Council is investing £50 million on improving Colchester’s infrastructure – including road, cycle and bus schemes.  

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Blackwall Tunnel resurfaced after major fuel spillage

Transport for London (TfL) were forced to close the northbound Blackwall Tunnel for most of Tuesday (24 May) after leaking fluid from a mobile crane ... Read more

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LED upgrade for Bath’s street lights

More than 8,000 street lights in Bath will be replaced with new light emitting diode (LED) units.


DfT announces £21m green transport funding

Councils across the country have won almost £21 million of funding from the government to promote green forms of transport, including cycling and walking.

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Lower Thames Crossing consultation ‘largest ever’

Proposals for the Lower Thames Crossing have attracted a “significant” number of responses from the public, making it the largest ever public consultation for a ... Read more

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VolkerHighways wins contract to maintain Camden’s streets

VolkerHighways has been awarded a new highways term maintenance contract for the London Borough of Camden until 2020.


KCC in £4m pothole blitz

Kent County Council (KCC) will spend £4 million on fixing potholes.

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Mouchel/Atkins JV wins £4m HE spatial planning contract

Mouchel Consulting, which is part of the Kier Group, has been awarded a £4 million four-year Highways England spatial planning contract in partnership with Atkins.

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Contract signing marks start of new highways company

A new company will provide highways and fleet management services in Nottinghamshire with the signing of contracts officially marking the start of the firm.

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Hertfordshire CC carrying out micro-surfacing on 365 roads

Hertfordshire County Council is investing over £4 million to give a long-lasting facelift to 365 of the county’s most weather-worn, residential roads.

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Winter Maintenance Handbook launched

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) Winter Maintenance Handbook has been launched.

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Video shows work to create new M1 bridges

A timelapse video showing giant steel beams being lifted into place over the M1 near Dunstable has been released by Highways England.


Transport Secretary sets out government plans

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has set out the government’s plans for transport and infrastructure.



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