Highways England is looking at cutting and delaying major road schemes in the Road Investment Strategy (RIS) in a bid to slash a predicted overspend of £800m. In its latest review of Highways England’s performance, Highways Monitor: Update on Highways England’s capital planning and asset management, the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) looked at the progress of the agency’s review of projects under RIS in the period 2016-2020. It said RIS schemes no longer considered value for money “are […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency next week (1 April), has conceded it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
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.