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 […]
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
Highways England has appointed Jim O’Sullivan as its chief executive, following its transformation from the former Highways Agency earlier this year.
Recovery firms call for review of Highway England’s statutory recovery scheme over transparency concerns
Recovery firms are demanding a review of Highways England’s (HE) statutory recovery scheme amid concerns about a lack of financial transparency.