The government’s £25bn Roads Programme is facing delays while the DfT reappraises the strategy in the light of the recent Court of Appeal ruling on plans to expand Heathrow. The review could result in some major road schemes, including plans to expand the Smart Motorway programme, delayed or scrapped altogether. The five-year Roads Programme, which plans to expand more than 100 major roads, was due to start next month and was expected to be published alongside this week’s budget. However, […]
CM Downton is opening a new office and warehouse following growth this year.
The DX Group shareholder leading the charge against the company’s proposed acquisition of John Menzies’ distribution arm has increased its holding in the company by 10%.
Anyone looking for a way to raise their professional profile overnight might do well to follow the example of Richard Hayes, president of the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE). He achieved instant notoriety earlier this month when he suggested the DfT considers banning LGVs from UK motorways on Sundays as part of its programme to reform the strategic road network (MT 2 July). Controversial Calling for an investigation into a Sunday motorway ban for LGVs was bound to be controversial, […]