Managing England's motorways and strategic A roads on behalf of the Department for Transport.


CLEAR benefits for emergency services The Highways Agency is re-opening lanes and carriageways more quickly following motorway incidents thanks to close collaboration with ambulance, fire and police crews.

Press releaseNational2 September 2014

Drivers advised of A1 overnight weekend closures for motorway upgrade work, North Yorkshire The A1 in North Yorkshire will be closed overnight on 13 and 20 September in both directions as part of major work to upgrade part of the A1 to a three-lane motorway.

Press releaseNorth East2 September 2014

Resurfacing work at A27 Cophall Farm roundabout Road users on the A27 near Polegate in East Sussex will benefit from a smoother carriageway as a result of resurfacing work at the Cophall Farm roundabout starting on Monday 8 September.

Press releaseSouth East2 September 2014

Chance to see the fascinating hidden world that keeps a motorway running A behind the scenes documentary will give a window into the world of just what it takes to keep one of the country’s busiest motorways open, sometimes against all odds.

Press releaseNational2 September 2014

Smoother Journeys on A303 between Wincanton and Snag Farm Work is programmed to start on Wednesday September 10 to resurface an 7.5 mile section of the A303 near Wincanton, leading to smoother journeys for drivers.

Press releaseSouth West2 September 2014

Extensive maintenance work starting at Piffs Elm Bridge, M5 junction 10. The Highways Agency will be starting extensive maintenance work at Piffs Elm Bridge, which supports the A4019 over the M5 at junction 10 near Gloucester on Monday, September 15.

Press releaseSouth West29 August 2014

Road improvements start on the A1(M) at Sawtry Improvement work will start next Friday (5 September) over a three mile section of the southbound A1(M) in Cambridgeshire between Peterborough and Huntingdon.

Press releaseEast29 August 2014

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See below for a selection of recently added projects, or find your project.
A38 Dry Bridge Replacement

Works to replace Dry Bridge, which crosses over the A38 Devon Express­way near the vil­lage of Rattery.

Type: Road project

M5 Junction 27 to 28 Willand Resurfacing

Works to resur­face the M5 junc­tion 27 to 28.

Type: Road project

A23 / M23 Road Resurfacing / Footway Renewal Works / Gas Replacement

Works to resur­face the car­riage­way and under­take man­hole, kerb repairs and foot­way repairs on the A23.

Type: Road project

A36 Salisbury Roundabout Improvements

Works to ease con­ges­tion on the A36 Sal­is­bury Roundabout.

Type: Road project

A458 Winnington Green Resurfacing

The pro­posed foot­way resur­fac­ing works for this scheme will include repairs and also instal­la­tion of new edge kerbs to replace exist­ing dam­aged ones.

Type: Road project

A46 M4 Junction 18 Roundabout and Slip Road Resurfacing

Resur­fac­ing of the A46 M4 junc­tion 18 round­about and slip roads.

Type: Road project

M5 Northbound Junction 8 to 7 Resurfacing

Works to resur­face the car­riage­way and renew road mark­ings and road studs on M5 junc­tion 8 to 7.

Type: Road project

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M60 Junction 8 to M62 Junction 20 smart motorway - Report on outcome of SI consultation on implementation of variable mandatory speed limits

Report on out­come of SI con­sul­ta­tion on imple­men­ta­tion of vari­able manda­tory speed limits


Annual Report 2013-2014

Annual Report 2013–2014


M40 Junction 12 Improvements Scheme: draft orders - April 2014

Explana­tory state­ment, pub­lic notice, draft com­pul­sory pur­chase order, draft scheme order and draft side road order.


M40 Junction 12 Improvements Scheme: Public information exhibition leaflet and panels - April 2014

Pub­lic infor­ma­tion exhi­bi­tion leaflet and panels


Route Strategies Evidence Reports

Route Strate­gies Evi­dence Reports


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