Labour transport minister Richard Burden (pictured) has accused the government of washing its hands of the Strategic Road Network (SRN), following the creation of Highways England in April. Highways England, the successor to the Highways Agency, has responsibility for the motorways and major roads in England and Wales. Its rebranding was tied into a change of ownership, which saw it leave the public sector and become a private company owned by the government (along the lines of Network Rail) instead. […]
Public service provider Amey has put six 7 tonne Iveco Daily trucks into operation on its traffic management contract with the Highways Agency.
The Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks.
The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said.