The Transport Committee has said the government’s transformation of the Highways Agency (HA) into something akin to Network Rail is an unnecessary and potentially costly mistake. Publishing its Better Roads report in response to the government’s Roads Command Paper from July 2013, the cross-party committee of MPs gave the plans, which will see the HA become a state owned private company or ‘GoCo’ (government company), the thumbs-down. “We are not convinced by the case for establishing the Highways Agency as […]
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 Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks.
A report from the Climate Change Committee has raised concerns about the Highways Agency’s (HA) approach to boosting the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) in the face of climate change, including events such as flooding.