The government’s strategy for roads funding has been branded “a failure” after money was used repeatedly to fill in potholes and not address the resilience of the network, according to a report. The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) said inconsistent funding has resulted in wasteful patch and mend repairs, with local authorities unable to implement more cost effective, proactive repairs. The AIA’s annual local road maintenance (ALARM) survey said the legacy of erratic funding in England and Wales was preventing highways […]
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.
DX Group delivered an improved performance in the second half of its trading year, but this wasn’t enough to offset the damage done earlier on, the operator said today.
Harbour Transport joined the Fortec Distribution Network just in time to adapt its business to the impact of Covid-19, the Poole-based haulier has revealed.