Public service provider Amey has put six 7 tonne Iveco Daily trucks into operation on its traffic management contract with the Highways Agency. Iveco claims the trucks, which have its Daily 70C17 chassis, offer 250kg more payload capacity than traditional 7.5-tonners, giving Amey the ability to carry all the equipment needed for a 2km lane closure on the back of one vehicle. The overall weight of the Daily has been reduced by using plastic and galvanised steel for the body […]
Highways England has appointed Jim O’Sullivan as its chief executive, following its transformation from the former Highways Agency earlier this year.
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.