Work to build the UK’s longest road tunnel could start in 18 months after Highways England (HE) invited tenders for the £2bn project. It said construction sat at the heart of the proposed Lower Thames Crossing, which it hopes will improve journey times by almost doubling road capacity across the Thames east of London. It will feature 14.3 miles of new road and two 2.6-mile long tunnels. HE said that at 16 metres wide, they would be some of the […]
The government should create an organisation that involves the public in major infrastructure schemes, in order to prevent projects like the Stanford West lorry park being dropped.
The last two weeks has seen a huge amount written about the death of six cyclists in London and The Hub, Motortransport.co.uk’s blog that looks at the stories behind the headlines, has been digging deep to find the facts in an emotive issue.
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).