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 […]
The amount of warehousing space being built must rise fivefold if the UK is to keep pace with the e-commerce market, according to research by law firm Addleshaw Goddard.
Highways England and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two bodies developing shared priorities and a long-term strategy for key roads and motorways across the city region.
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed.