The RHA is concerned about proposals to reduce the width of roads in Northamptonshire to prevent lorries using them. The county council has said it has to save £140m over the next four years due to government cuts and that innovative ideas, such as narrowing, some roads would help save money. A public consultation runs until 1 December. Proposals also include 20mph speed limits and routes reclassified as “local lanes” to maintain the condition of the road surface. A council […]
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather.
The FTA has called on the government to protect infrastructure spending when it publishes its Spending Review this Wednesday (26 June).
Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned.