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Safer, smoother journeys for A595 users around Whitehaven in Cumbria

The Highways Agency is spending more than £429,000 this month to provide drivers and other road users with smoother and safer journeys along the A595 near Whitehaven in Cumbria. The resurfacing project is being delivered along two sections of the route – around Egremont and at Bigrigg – in work which started on Tuesday16 September…

Press releaseNorth West19 September 2014

Introducing Dart Charge from late November New payment arrangements will come into effect at the Dartford Crossing during late November, the Highways Agency announced today. Registration for pre-pay accounts will open well in advance of these changes.

Press releaseSouth East19 September 2014

A5 Dodwells roundabout in Leicestershire set for improvement A Highways Agency scheme aimed at improving safety and easing congestion at the A5 Dodwells roundabout in Leicestershire will get underway next month.

Press releaseEast Midlands19 September 2014

A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry - Two overnight carriageway closures on the A45 Stonebridge Highway As part of the Highways Agency’s £106 million investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, two overnight carriageway closures are required in the coming week.

Press releaseEast Midlands18 September 2014

Slip road closures for bridge repairs on M54 near Telford Work to repair the damaged edge of a motorway bridge will be carried out at junction 4 of the M54 near Telford, Shropshire from Monday 13 October.

Press releaseWest Midlands17 September 2014

£4.9 million scheme to resurface and waterproof Huntworth viaduct on M5 Road users will benefit from a resurfaced viaduct, with upgraded waterproofing, at Huntworth on the M5 between junctions 23 and 24.

Press releaseSouth West17 September 2014

Reminder: Part of M1 junction 24 closed this weekend for bridge work

The Highways Agency is reminding road users – particularly those with flights to catch at East Midlands Airport - that part of the M1 at junction 24 in Leicestershire will be closed this weekend. Advance notice is also given that the A50 eastbound will be closed overnight between the Warren Farm roundabout at junction 24A…

Press releaseWest Midlands17 September 2014

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Safer, smoother journeys for A595 users around Whitehaven in Cumbria

The Highways Agency is spending more than £429,000 this month to provide drivers and other road users with smoother and safer journeys along the A595 near Whitehaven in Cumbria. The resurfacing project is being delivered along two sections of the route – around Egremont and at Bigrigg – in work which started on Tuesday16 September…

Press releaseNorth West19 September 2014

Introducing Dart Charge from late November New payment arrangements will come into effect at the Dartford Crossing during late November, the Highways Agency announced today. Registration for pre-pay accounts will open well in advance of these changes.

Press releaseSouth East19 September 2014

A5 Dodwells roundabout in Leicestershire set for improvement A Highways Agency scheme aimed at improving safety and easing congestion at the A5 Dodwells roundabout in Leicestershire will get underway next month.

Press releaseEast Midlands19 September 2014

A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry - Two overnight carriageway closures on the A45 Stonebridge Highway As part of the Highways Agency’s £106 million investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, two overnight carriageway closures are required in the coming week.

Press releaseEast Midlands18 September 2014

Slip road closures for bridge repairs on M54 near Telford Work to repair the damaged edge of a motorway bridge will be carried out at junction 4 of the M54 near Telford, Shropshire from Monday 13 October.

Press releaseWest Midlands17 September 2014

£4.9 million scheme to resurface and waterproof Huntworth viaduct on M5 Road users will benefit from a resurfaced viaduct, with upgraded waterproofing, at Huntworth on the M5 between junctions 23 and 24.

Press releaseSouth West17 September 2014

Reminder: Part of M1 junction 24 closed this weekend for bridge work

The Highways Agency is reminding road users – particularly those with flights to catch at East Midlands Airport - that part of the M1 at junction 24 in Leicestershire will be closed this weekend. Advance notice is also given that the A50 eastbound will be closed overnight between the Warren Farm roundabout at junction 24A…

Press releaseWest Midlands17 September 2014

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Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March - Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Press releaseSouth West31 March 2014

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March 2014 - Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Press releaseSouth East28 March 2014

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March 2014 - Sunday 6 April

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Press releaseSouth East28 March 2014

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 06 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Press releaseSouth East28 March 2014

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 28 March but could be subject to change

Press releaseNorth West28 March 2014

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 6 April 2014

The following information summarises the work being carried out this coming week. It is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Press releaseEast28 March 2014

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March 2014 – Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Press releaseSouth West28 March 2014

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Statement from Highways Agency Chief Executive following the appointment of Colin Matthews as the Chairman of the Agency

Statement from Highways Agency Chief Executive following the appointment of Colin Matthews as the Chairman of the Agency

Statement21 July 2014

Announcement about the delivery of smart motorway schemes on sections of the M1 and the M3

Today, Tuesday 8 July 2014, the Department for Transport made an announcement about the delivery of smart motorway schemes on sections of the M1 and the M3

Statement8 July 2014

Response to article in the Daily Telegraph on 14 May 2014

Response to article in the Daily Telegraph on 14 May 2014

Statement14 May 2014

National position statement on Air Quality and Highways Agency Road Schemes

National position statement on Air Quality and Highways Agency Road Schemes

Written statement12 December 2013

Highways Agency's response to recent media claims about the road surface conditions on the clockwise M25 following the closure between junctions 23 and 24 on Sunday 14 July

Response to recent media claims about the road surface conditions on the clockwise M25 following the closure between junctions 23 and 24 on Sunday 14 July

Written statement16 July 2013

Highways Agency's response to recent media claims about the level of potential revenue loss at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing following the introduction of free flow charging in October 2014

Highways Agency response to recent media claims about the level of potential revenue loss at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing.

Written statement15 July 2013

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