The Highways Agency has detailed 58 further schemes to reduce congestion on England’s motorways and major A-roads, in the third and final stage of the 123-scheme pinch point programme originally announced in autumn 2011. The 58 schemes, which represent an investment of £98m, will all be delivered by March 2015 and bring the total investment for the programme to £317m, including the extra £100m announced by the chancellor in his 2012 autumn statement.. Twenty-six of the new projects have been […]
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has called upon the government to speed up the “long overdue” creation of a funding and strategy package for Britain’s roads. CILT has urged the government to develop a plan that stretches further than the current five year strategy. Following the publication last November of Alan Cook’s independent review into the strategic road network, the government is due to publish findings of its study into alternative funding and ownership models for the […]