Highways England and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two bodies developing shared priorities and a long-term strategy for key roads and motorways across the city region. The new joint document aims to support economic growth in the region over the next 20 years. Graham Dalton, chief executive of Highways England, said: “Greater Manchester is one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the country so it’s vital that we work together […]
The closure of the M4 is now just days from becoming a national embarrassment for Britain, according to the Labour Party. The warning came after the Highways Agency (HA) missed its self-set target to reopen the M4 in central London today. Work to fix a crack within the fabric of the Boston Manor Viaduct, which has seen the M4 closed between junction 2 and 3 since last weekend, is now predicted to be complete “within the next few days”. The […]
The RHA has welcomed the Conservative manifesto’s pledge to simplify the tax system this week but said the document lacked detail.
Michael Ellis has been appointed minister of state for transport, taking over the role from Jesse Norman, who has joined the Treasury after two years at the DfT.