Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency next week (1 April), has conceded it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector. A spokesman for the government-owned company said: “One of the things we’ve got to do is get better information out to [hauliers] about road works and having that partnership. “It’s a really important relationship to us, and something Highways England will be keen to strengthen in the days and months to come.” Today, Highways England published […]
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.
The Highways Agency has detailed 58 further schemes to reduce congestion on England’s motorways and major A-roads, in the third and final stage of the 123-scheme pinch point programme originally announced in autumn 2011.
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a four-year contract with the Highways Agency to store and distribute emergency salt for Britain’s roads. The firm is one of five companies responsible for procuring, storing and distributing road salt to the Highways Agency’s service providers across the country. The contract runs until 2016 and builds on ND’s existing relationship with the Highways Agency. In 2010 the firm began storing and distributing items associated with the maintenance of roadside cameras, emergency telephones and signs on […]