Highways England is looking at cutting and delaying major road schemes in the Road Investment Strategy (RIS) in a bid to slash a predicted overspend of £800m. In its latest review of Highways England’s performance, Highways Monitor: Update on Highways England’s capital planning and asset management, the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) looked at the progress of the agency’s review of projects under RIS in the period 2016-2020. It said RIS schemes no longer considered value for money “are […]
The Olympic Route Network (ORN) will cease operation at midnight on Tuesday (14 August), meaning London’s roads will return to normal before the Paralympic Route Network’s activation at the end of this month. ORN signage will have been removed in full by Wednesday morning, with London’s roads Games restriction free ahead of the start of the Paralympics on 29 August. The PRN will have 8.7 miles of Games lanes, and is concentrated around East London. Areas and venues in use […]
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to boost connectivity across the UK, with improved transport infrastructure at the heart of the government’s levelling up agenda.
Two new by-passes have opened in recent days, both promising to significantly improve road transport links in their respective regions.