Essex County Council is urging freight operators to have their say over the future of the A120 between Braintree and the A12. It wants the freight sector’s views on five proposed alternatives for a dual-carriageway link on the major east to west route used by HGVs travelling to Harwich and Felixstowe ports. Essex County councillor Kevin Bentley said: “The A120 is a key route for HGVs transporting goods to and from a wealth of local businesses, ports and airports across […]
Investing the equivalent funding earmarked for HS2 into the roads would deliver four times the economic boost
Investing the same level of funding into the road network as the £55.7bn earmarked for HS2 would deliver four times the economic growth, according to a report commissioned by FairFuelUK (FFUK).
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]
The Highways Agency has renewed a contract with Norbert Dentressangle to manage the storage and distribution of goods in support of road repairs and maintenance throughout the country.