59% of Motorists Admit to Driving Dangerously Through Roadworks

59% of Motorists Admit to Driving Dangerously Through Roadworks

New research, conducted on behalf of highways maintenance and management company, Amey, reveals a majority of UK road users admit to driving in ways that put themselves, roadworkers and other road users at risk of injury or death. 59% of road users who took part in...
Plans for part of A14 upgrade to become a motorway

Plans for part of A14 upgrade to become a motorway

Highways England is proposing for an 18-mile section of the A14 in Cambridgeshire to be classified as a motorway once upgrade work is complete, bringing economic and safety benefits, under plans announced by Highways England today (Friday 7 September). The move will...
Digging down to victory on triple decker roundabout

Digging down to victory on triple decker roundabout

Work to create the North East’s first triple decker roundabout is coming to an end as 80,000 cubic metres of soil is removed, enough to fill 32 Olympic sized swimming pools. The £75m Highways England scheme in North Tyneside is now 80% complete and involves lowering...
Smart motorway work set to increase M62 capacity by a third

Smart motorway work set to increase M62 capacity by a third

Construction work to increase the capacity of one of the North West’s busiest stretches of motorway by a third is due to start this weekend. Contractors for Highways England will begin work on the M62 near Eccles as part of a smart motorway project that will see an...