The Conservative Party has insisted that investment in Britain’s road network will be “the big thing that will decide our country’s future”. Transport minister Patrick McLoughlin said yesterday (30 September) at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester that the government had already committed £9.2bn to local councils to fix issues such as potholes, problem roundabouts and slip-roads and was looking to do more. Earlier this week the Department for Transport said it would make a further £80m of funding available […]
Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed the Mayor is contemplating the creation of a new ring road beneath the capital in order to tackle congestion.
A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago.
Fixing the current road maintenance backlog will take local authorities 12 years based on today’s budgets, the Asphalt Industry Alliance has warned.