The haulage industry has slammed the DfT and Highways England for failing to give hauliers advance warning of a series of overnight closures on the M26, which began last week. The closures are part of Operation Brock, the government’s contingency plan that will enable the M26, parts of the M20 and the disused Manston Airport in Kent to be used as lorry parks if a no-deal Brexit results in congestion at the Channel ports. The M26 works saw site surveys […]
Highways England (HE) – the new company set up to replace the Highways Agency from next April – has promised to “transform our national roads” over the next decade and beyond and suggested it will be “a very different business from the organisation it will succeed”.
The construction of a major lorry park in Kent to replace Operation Stack won’t begin until 2018 at the earliest after a judicial review was announced for December.
More than a third of hauliers (35%) have felt an effect from Britain’s decision to quit the EU, according to a new survey.