An “infrastructure revolution” has been announced by Chancellor Sajid Javid in the government’s spending review, with investment in roads and motorways. There is also to be an extra £2bn earmarked for Brexit delivery, a move that was welcomed by the FTA, but the RHA said it was disappointed there was no mention of the keenly anticipated cut in fuel duty. Javid said decades of under-investment in infrastructure meant that the quality of the country’s infrastructure had left it trailing its […]
Whether it is a major infrastructure project or small housing development, construction sites nowadays have to provide toilets, washing facilities and areas to rest and eat – creating a large demand for temporary amenities, writes Simon Jack.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has told motortransport.co.uk that scrapping high-speed rail link HS2 would create “substantial problems” for tipper operators servicing current construction work.
The RHA has said research claiming that road building fails to cut congestion and bring economic benefits, whilst creating higher than expected pollution levels, is misguided.