Highways England road improvement plan was heavily scaled back, review reveals


 

Highways England’s (HE) programme for major improvements on the road network was overly optimistic and had to be substantially reduced from 112 schemes to 73, according to a review of the agency. The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) also said too many people are still dying on the road network despite it being one of the safest in the world and HE had not quite achieved all of its KPIs. However, the ORR’s five-year assessment added that it had […]