Highways England pledges £285m to begin upgrade of concrete roads and motorways


 

Construction and engineering companies are gearing up to upgrade 400 miles of concrete roads and motorways in the biggest renewal programme ever embarked upon in England. Originally built in the 1960s and 1970s when traffic volumes were half of what they are today, concrete roads have endured decades of use and hundreds of millions of journeys and they are now in need of vital repair. In response, Highways England has announced two contracts worth £285m to begin upgrading the surface, […]