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Drainage repairs for M6 south of Lancaster Work to repair and improve drainage along a mile-long section of the M6 around Lancaster in Lancashire will start next month.

Date: 20 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Resurfacing and new road markings for M53 Ongoing work to tackle wear and tear along the M53 will be continuing into the autumn with a £450,000 Highways Agency project to resurface the carriageway and renew road markings along the motorway between junction 5 at Eastham and junction 8 at Ellesmere Port Docks.

Date: 20 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Smoother journeys for drivers on M58 around Switch Island Drivers using the M58 motorway around Switch Island in Merseyside are to get smoother journeys - thanks to a £132,000 Highways Agency project.

Date: 20 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Smoother journeys for M57 drivers Drivers using the M57 motorway around Kirkby in Merseyside are to benefit from smoother journeys.

Date: 20 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

A64 major resurfacing work Over the next two months the Highways Agency will be resurfacing sections of the A64 between Bramham and Malton. Work will be carried out in 5 phases and will improve 8.5 miles of this North Yorkshire road.

Date: 20 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Overnight closures for resurfacing work A19 North Yorkshire The A19 in North Yorkshire will be closed southbound overnight between Osmotherley and South Kilvington for essential carriageway resurfacing between 31 August and 5 September.

Date: 19 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Happy holidays - Highways Agency removes roadworks for August bank holiday weekend The Highways Agency will be helping holidaymakers have happy holidays by keeping traffic moving over the August bank holiday weekend, ensuring that 98 per cent of England’s motorways and other major roads are free of roadworks.

Date: 18 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Traffic management lifted on part of M5 in Worcestershire Traffic cones and the 50pmh speed limit have been lifted on a section of the M5 ahead of the bank holiday weekend as work to install the new concrete safety barrier concludes.

Date: 18 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Improved lighting on the M20/M25 in Kent Road users joining the anti-clockwise M25 carriageway from the northbound M20 carriageway will benefit from improved lighting as a result of upgrade work starting tonight, Monday 18 August.

Date: 18 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Driving advice for Creamfields festival goers The Highways Agency is advising drivers that traffic is likely to be busy around the M56 and M6 this weekend with up to 60,000 dance music lovers heading to the annual Creamfields festival in Cheshire.

Date: 18 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Bridge maintenance to start on A249 Queenborough Viaduct in Kent A ten day maintenance scheme on the Queenborough Viaduct on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent will begin on Tuesday 26 August.

Date: 18 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improved signage on the A31 near Ringwood Hampshire Road users on the A31 near Ringwood in Hampshire will benefit from improved signage as a result of upgrade work starting on Monday 18 August.

Date: 15 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight lane closures for M180 carriageway work Drivers are advised that carriageway reconstruction work will take place over six nights on M180 between M18 junction 5 (Ings) and M180 junction 3 (Midmoor), in order complete the work which began last week.

Date: 15 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Overnight lane closure on the A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry As part of the Highways Agency's £106m investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, an overnight closure is required next week.

Date: 14 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Latest milestone reached on A453 as traffic starts using new section of road Traffic using the A453 in Nottinghamshire will switch to a new section of road next week as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvements.

Date: 14 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Happy holidays - Highways Agency removes roadworks for August bank holiday weekend The Highways Agency will be helping holidaymakers have happy holidays by keeping traffic moving over the August bank holiday weekend, ensuring that 98 per cent of England’s motorways and other major roads are free of roadworks.

Date: 14 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Resurfacing for A595 around Westlake Science Park Road users will benefit from smoother, safer journeys thanks to a week-long Highways Agency resurfacing scheme along the A595 near Westlake Science Park between Whitehaven and Egremont in Cumbria.

Date: 14 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight lane closures for M62 safety improvement work Road users are being advised that tonight and tomorrow night there will be lane closures on the M62 near Tingley for resurfacing work to improve journeys.

Date: 13 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Reminder: Travel advice for road users heading to V Festival The Highways Agency is reminding road users to be prepared when travelling to the Midlands’ biggest music festival, which is being staged at Weston Park in Staffordshire this weekend.

Date: 13 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M62 Junction 34 to 33 westbound safety improvements Work to improve safety on the westbound M62 between junction 34 and 33 in West Yorkshire has begun this week.

Date: 13 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Wall repairs for A595 at Parton in Cumbria Work to repair a retaining wall alongside the A595 at Parton near Whitehaven in Cumbria started yesterday (Monday 11 August).

Date: 12 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Highways Agency advises drivers to plan their journey for V Festival in Essex With just a week to go until the 2014 V Festival, the Highways Agency is reminding road users to be prepared when travelling to the Essex music festival.

Date: 11 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Limited lane closures continue next week at A38 Markeaton (11-16 August) Limited lane closures will continue next week at the A38 Markeaton roundabout in Derby as part of a Highways Agency scheme to improve safety and increase capacity at the site.

Date: 8 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Overnight weekend closures for M1 bridge maintenance Road users are being advised to plan their journeys in advance, following the start of a major bridge maintenance programme on the M1 which will help to improve journeys.

Date: 8 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Travel advice for road users heading to V Festival With just over a week to go until the 2014 V Festival, the Highways Agency is reminding road users to be prepared when travelling to the Midlands’ biggest music festival, which is being staged at Weston Park in Staffordshire from 16 to 17 August.

Date: 8 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Update: - M180 one lane open eastbound The Highways Agency has this morning opened one lane eastbound on the M180 between junctions 2 and 3.

Date: 8 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Contractor appointed for Hull’s A63 Castle Street improvement scheme A major project to improve access to the Port of Hull, relieving congestion and improving safety, has taken a major step forward following the appointment of the main contractor.

Date: 8 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Update: Avoid M180 as severe delays on M180 and A18 Drivers are advised to avoid the eastbound M180 today as there are still long delays on the M180 and A18 due to ongoing carriageway reconstruction work taking place on the motorway between junction 2 and 3.

Date: 7 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Football clubs supporting Highways Agency to get fans match fit for Dart Charge As the new football season kicks off this Saturday (August 9) fans across the country were today urged to consider changes taking place at the Dartford Crossing in October when planning their journeys to matches.

Date: 7 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Safer journeys for A595 near Whitehaven The Highways Agency is spending £88,000 to repaint white lines and other road markings along a section of the A595 near Whitehaven in Cumbria.

Date: 6 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Green light for A1 Coalhouse Interchange improvements Work to improve the A1 Coalhouse Interchange on the Newcastle Gateshead Western Bypass, including installing traffic signals at this busy junction, will begin next week.

Date: 6 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Reminder: Weekend overnight A1 closure in North Yorkshire The A1 will be fully closed north and southbound between Scotch Corner and junction 51 (Leeming) overnight on 9 August, from 8pm on Saturday evening until 6am on Sunday morning.

Date: 6 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Advice to road users in Surrey and London this weekend Road users planning to travel through Surrey and London during the Prudential RideLondon cycling events this Sunday (10 August) are strongly advised to leave extra time and plan their journeys.

Date: 6 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Public exhibition on improvements to A38/A380 Splatford Split Junction Members of the public are invited to attend a public exhibition held by the Highways Agency to see plans for improvements to the busy A38 / A380 Splatford Split junction near Exeter.

Date: 4 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Weekend local road closures as part of advance work on A5-M1 Link Dunstable Northern Bypass in Bedfordshire Road users are advised that there will be weekend closures on local roads this month, as advance work progresses on the A5-M1 Link Dunstable Northern Bypass improvement scheme in Bedfordshire.

Date: 4 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Public exhibitions ahead of A20 resurfacing through Dover, Kent Local residents, businesses and road users are invited to attend a public exhibition next Wednesday (6 August) ahead of resurfacing on the A20 through Dover in September.

Date: 1 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Limited lane closures at A38 Markeaton next week Limited lane closures will be in place next week at the A38 Markeaton roundabout in Derby as part of a Highways Agency scheme to improve safety and increase capacity at the site.

Date: 31 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Two major improvements for the M27 to start near Southampton, Hampshire Work will start next week on the first of two major improvements on the M27 near Southampton.

Date: 31 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Weekend overnight A1 closure in North Yorkshire postponed This weekend’s A1 overnight closure in North Yorkshire has been cancelled and the road will now remain open on 2 August.

Date: 31 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

A11 scheme enters the final months of construction: overnight closures and underpass opening next key activities The A11 improvement scheme is in the final months of construction and good progress is being made to upgrade the route between Fiveways and Thetford. Since work started in January 2013 the Highways Agency has substantially completed construction of the new carriageway alongside the existing single carriageway road and constructed a new bypass around Elveden village.

Date: 30 July 2014

Type: Press release

Drivers advised of A1 overnight weekend closures for motorway upgrade work, North Yorkshire The A1 in North Yorkshire will be closed overnight on 2 and 9 August in both directions and on 10 August (northbound only) as part of major work to upgrade part of the A1 to a three-lane motorway.

Date: 30 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Central reserve barrier upgrade on M1 junctions 19-16 The Highways Agency will shortly be starting work to replace the existing metal barrier with a stronger and safer concrete barrier in the central reserve of the M1 between junction 19, Catthorpe interchange and junction 16 for the A4500 to Northampton.

Date: 30 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Overnight and weekend closures for bridge expansion and strengthening work on M1 junction 24, Leicestershire A series of overnight and weekend closures on part of junction 24 of the M1 in Leicestershire starts on Monday 4 August for seven weeks.

Date: 29 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Drivers reminded of M56 weekend closure at Manchester Airport junction Drivers across the North West are being reminded that the M56 will be closed near Manchester Airport this weekend as the Highways Agency demolishes a bridge as part of its £5.5m pinch point improvement in the area.

Date: 28 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Kendal Calling fans advised to plan journeys Music lovers heading to Cumbria’s popular Kendal Calling event near Penrith at the weekend are being urged to plan their journeys and heed official directions to the music festival site at Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe.

Date: 28 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Dart Charge team come to Bluewater A new information stand about Dart Charge opens today (Friday 25 July) at Bluewater, the major shopping centre in Kent.

Date: 25 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Bridge maintenance work continues on the A47, King's Lynn Vital bridge maintenance work on three bridges on the A47 near King's Lynn will continue into early August due to unavoidable delays.

Date: 25 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Quieter M56 for Cheshire residents People living around the M56 at Frodsham and Helsby in Cheshire are to benefit from reduced motorway noise thanks to a £1.4 million Highways Agency resurfacing project starting next week.

Date: 25 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Broughton and Brigham residents asked for views on A66 junction improvements Local residents from two Cumbrian villages are being invited to share their views on the layout of the Broughton and Brigham junction.

Date: 24 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Public meeting to discuss improvements to A35 Hunters Lodge Junction near Axminster Members of the public are invited to attend a public meeting held by the Highways Agency to discuss options for improvements to the Hunters Lodge junction on the A35 near Axminster.

Date: 24 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

New pilot for environmental barriers Road users will soon see a national first on England’s roads as the Highways Agency pilots a new way to tackle the impact of poor air quality

Date: 24 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Plan ahead for major M180 closures for 13 miles of resurfacing work Drivers are reminded that major resurfacing work will take place on the M180 in August. The Highways Agency will be fully closing sections of the M180 over a number of days and nights in order to carry out essential carriageway maintenance and safety improvement work.

Date: 24 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Improvement work at A5 Churchbridge junction in Cannock Work is underway to improve safety and reduce congestion at the A5 Churchbridge junction with the M6 Toll in Cannock.

Date: 23 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Safer journeys on the A40 near Huntley Embankment improvement work will be take place on A40 near Huntley over two weekends to maintain safe journeys for drivers.

Date: 23 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing works will provide smoother Journeys at M5 Junction 14 Overnight works will take place on Friday, 25 July and Monday, 28 July to resurface the M5 northbound exit slip road at junction 14 near Falfield, leading to smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 23 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

£2.6m pinch point improvement project brings latest technology to M1 A Highways Agency project that will include some of the most advanced technology to help motorists will get underway on the M1 near Sheffield in South Yorkshire next week (29 July).

Date: 22 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

A19 northbound South Kilvington to Borrowby resurfacing Work to resurface the northbound carriageway of the A19 between South Kilvington and Borrowby in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, will take place next week.

Date: 22 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Driver calls “fire” on the hard shoulder Wheeler-dealers trading cars, people picking flowers, and a driver who thought the “fire” notification on their dashboard display meant their car was ablaze - instead of the name of the Adele track they were listening to.

Date: 22 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

M56 weekend closure for £5.5m bridge work at Manchester Airport junction Thorley Lane Bridge over the M56 near Manchester Airport will be demolished over the first weekend in August with a full closure of the motorway in both directions for up to 55 hours.

Date: 22 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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

Date: 21 July 2014

Type: Statement

Improvement work starts at A38 Markeaton roundabout as daytime work ends at Little Eaton roundabout, Derby Work to improve safety and increase capacity at the A38 Markeaton roundabout in Derby gets underway next week.

Date: 18 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Warning to drivers as nationwide thundery showers forecast Road users across England are being warned to take extra care during heavy, thundery showers expected this weekend.

Date: 18 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Traffic Bulletin: A120 safety scheme begins Road users are advised that work to improve safety for road users on the A120 in the Little Bentley area of Essex will start on Monday for 10 days.

Date: 18 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Are you Fit to Tow in the West Midlands this summer? People driving in the West Midlands are being urged to help cut the number of towing related incidents on Highways Agency roads this summer by checking their caravan or trailer before setting out.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Are you fit to tow in the East Midlands this summer? People driving in the East Midlands are being urged to help cut the number of towing related incidents on Highways Agency roads this summer by checking their caravan or trailer before setting out.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Work begins to install new waste water main - No additional impact on road users expected Good progress continues to be made on the Highways Agency’s £106 million investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Payzone outlets to accept Dart Charge payments Drivers who prefer to pay cash to use the Dartford Crossing will still be able to when Dart Charge goes live later this year, the Highways Agency confirmed today.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

M5 northbound near Gloucester reduced to one lane northbound overnight for bridgeworks Road users are advised that lanes one and two of the northbound M5 between Junction 12 and junction 11a will be closed overnight tomorrow night (Friday 18 July) as part of ongoing bridge repair work. Lane three of the northbound M5 will remain open to traffic.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Road improvements start on the M23/A23 near Hooley, Surrey Improvement work will start on Monday (21 July) over a 5 mile section of the M23/A23 near Hooley.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Are you Fit to Tow in the South West this summer? People in the South West are being urged to help cut the number of towing related incidents on the country’s major roads this summer by checking their caravan or trailer before setting out.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Are you Fit to Tow in Yorkshire and the North East this summer? People driving in Yorkshire and the North East are being urged to help cut the number of towing related incidents on Highways Agency roads this summer by checking their caravan or trailer before setting out.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Are you Fit to Tow this summer? People are being urged to help cut the number of towing related incidents on Highways Agency roads this summer by checking their caravan or trailer before setting out.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Are you Fit to Tow in the East region this summer? People driving in the East region are being urged to help cut the number of towing related incidents on Highways Agency roads this summer by checking their caravan or trailer before setting out.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Public information exhibition for A1 Coal House to Metro Centre Improvement Scheme Members of the public are invited to see plans for the new A1 Coal House to Metro Centre Improvement scheme, which will reduce congestion on the A1 around Gateshead. The plans have been updated to include the extension of the scheme which was approved by Roads Minister Robert Goodwill in May.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

£5.5m pinch point improvement project to upgrade technology on the M18 A Highways Agency project to install new technology on the M18 between junction 0 and junction 3 near Rotherham and Doncaster in South Yorkshire will begin on 28 July.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Dartford Crossing – charges reinstated Normal charging patterns on the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing were reinstated at 10pm this evening.

Date: 16 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Dartford Crossing – temporary suspension of charges As a result of an incident on the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing, the Highways Agency has temporarily suspended Charges northbound on the crossing until further notice.

Date: 16 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Next phase of work starts to improve key junction for Birmingham Airport and NEC The next phase of work to increase the number of lanes linking the M42 to Birmingham Airport, the NEC and other key destinations starts on Friday (18 July).

Date: 16 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M180 closures for major resurfacing work Major resurfacing work will take place on the M180 in August, providing a new road surface along 13 miles of the motorway between Doncaster and Scunthorpe.

Date: 16 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Weekend local road closures as part of advance work on A5-M1 Link Dunstable Northern Bypass in Bedfordshire Road users are advised that there will be weekend closures on local roads this month, as advance work progresses on the A5-M1 Link Dunstable Northern Bypass improvement scheme in Bedfordshire.

Date: 16 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

A1033 resurfacing work starts next week Work to resurface stretches of the A1033 Hull Road and Hedon Road, in Hull, will begin next week.

Date: 15 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Drivers reminded of a second A1 overnight weekend closure for motorway upgrade work, North Yorkshire Drivers are reminded that the A1 in North Yorkshire will be closed overnight on 19 July as part of major work to upgrade part of the A1 to a three-lane motorway.

Date: 15 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

New lighting columns for A69 West Denton Work to replace lighting columns on the A69 at West Denton, near Newcastle will take place next week.

Date: 15 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Second phase of bridge maintenance work to begin The second phase of a scheme to repair and maintain three bridges along a two mile section of the A47 near King’s Lynn, keeping journeys safe and reliable for road users, will begin later this week.

Date: 15 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Resurfacing starts on the M2 and A2 near Faversham and Canterbury Resurfacing starts on Wednesday (16 July) to improve journeys on the M2 near Faversham and the A2 near Canterbury.

Date: 15 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing work planned for M5 Junctions 27 to 28 Overnight work will begin on Monday July 14 to resurface a three mile section of the M5 between junctions 27 and 28 leading to smoother journeys.

Date: 11 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Amendment to diversion route: Overnight closures of the A14 Junction 7 to 9 at Kettering, Northamptonshire A series of overnight carriageway closures start on the A14 between junctions 7 and 9 at Kettering this weekend as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvement scheme.

Date: 11 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Contractor announced for £69.7m A21 Tonbridge to Pembury dualling Improvements to the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury have moved a step closer today (Friday 11 July) with the appointment of a contractor for the upgrades.

Date: 11 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

New road markings to keep journeys safe on the M3 near Winchester Road markings will be repainted on the M3 next week to keep journeys safe and reliable between junction 8 (A303) and junction 9 (A34).

Date: 11 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Highways Agency helps drivers in West Midlands to have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is urging road users in the West Midlands to check and maintain their vehicles this summer

Date: 10 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Highways Agency helps drivers in East Midlands to have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is urging road users in the East Midlands to check and maintain their vehicles this summer

Date: 10 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Overnight closures of the A14 Junction 7 to 9 at Kettering, Northamptonshire A series of overnight carriageway closures start on the A14 between junctions 7 and 9 at Kettering this weekend as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvement scheme.

Date: 10 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

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

Type: Publication

Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford Drivers are advised that motorways and major A roads leading to the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire are likely to be busy between Friday 11 July and Sunday 13 July.

Date: 10 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Smoother journeys from A66 wear and tear repairs at Brough Overnight work to tackle wear and repair along the A66 around Brough in Cumbria started this week and will continue intermittently until the middle of August.

Date: 10 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Driver advice for RHS Tatton Show-goers The Highways Agency is reminding drivers using the M56, A556 and M6 in Cheshire that the annual RHS Tatton Show is taking place later this month.

Date: 10 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Highways Agency helps road users have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us, and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is asking road users to plan their journeys and check their vehicles before setting off.

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Highways Agency helps drivers in the South West to have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us, and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is urging road users in the South West to check and maintain their vehicles this summer

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Highways Agency helps drivers in Yorkshire and the North East to have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us, and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is urging road users in Yorkshire and the North East to check and maintain their vehicles this summer

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Highways Agency helps drivers in the North West have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us, and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is urging road users in the North West to check and maintain their vehicles this summer

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Highways Agency helps drivers in the East to have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us, and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is urging road users in East region to check and maintain their vehicles this summer

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Highways Agency helps drivers in the South East to have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us, and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is urging road users in the South East to check and maintain their vehicles this summer

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Drivers advised of A1 overnight weekend closures for motorway upgrade work, North Yorkshire The A1 in North Yorkshire will be closed overnight on 12 and 19 July as part of major work to upgrade part of the A1 to a three-lane motorway.

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Resurfacing starts next week on A34 near Didcot, Oxfordshire Resurfacing will start next Wednesday (16 July) to resurface a section of the A34 near Didcot in Oxfordshire to improve journeys.

Date: 8 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Glasgow Games goers urged to Bolt planning onto journeys from North Drivers travelling through the north of England to get to Commonwealth Games events in Glasgow are being urged to plan their journeys.

Date: 8 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Smoother journeys on the A27, Sussex Work will start on the A27 next Monday (14 July) to resurface sections of the A27 in Sussex, leading to smoother and safer journeys.

Date: 8 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

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

Date: 8 July 2014

Type: Statement

A45/A46 Tollbar End Quarterly Newsletter - July 2014

issue 2 - July 2014

Type: Publication

Over 300 jobs created in Yorkshire and Birmingham Over 300 skilled jobs are being created in the UK ready for Dart Charge, which launches later this year to improve journeys at the Dartford Crossing.

Date: 4 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Northbound M6 closures for Broughton widening work Overnight closures of the northbound M6 between junction 31 at Samlesbury and junction 32 at Broughton Interchange will be taking place from next weekend as part of the £7m pinch point widening project at the interchange with the M55 north of Preston.

Date: 4 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

New times for essential maintenance on the Second Severn Crossing Road users are advised that the times for essential waterproofing and resurfacing due to take place on the Second Severn Crossing this weekend has been changed because bad weather is forecast.

Date: 3 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Work to improve traffic flow at M5 junction 4 starts mid-July Work to improve a busy junction on the M5 near Birmingham starts next week and will require changes to the road layout and temporary speed limits.

Date: 3 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing work on A303 at Chicklade in Wiltshire Work will start on Monday 14 July to resurface an 8.5 mile section of the A303 near Chicklade, leading to smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 3 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Phase two Denton Island improvements starts tonight The second phase of the £5.3 million M60 Denton Island pinch point project – delivering safer, less congested journeys around junction 24 of the motorway – will start tonight (Thursday 3 July).

Date: 3 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Sonisphere festival advice for drivers – update Drivers are advised of delays and some road closures ahead of the Sonisphere music festival at Knebworth Park this weekend.

Date: 2 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Overnight closures for M55 to southbound M6 link Overnight closures of the link road from the eastbound M55 onto the southbound M6 will be taking place later this month as part of the £7m pinch point widening project around Broughton motorway interchange north of Preston.

Date: 2 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Orrell Interchange litter blitz yields dozens of sacks of rubbish The Highways Agency is reassuring drivers and people living near motorways and major A roads that it is working hard to tackle litter across the North West.

Date: 2 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Motorists urged to plan their journey ahead of Tour de France Road users are being urged to plan their journey for the world’s biggest annual sporting event on Monday (7 July).

Date: 2 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Possible rush hour delays on the A14 in Cambridgeshire Drivers are advised the A14 northbound in Cambridgeshire is likely to be closed during rush hour traffic following an overturned lorry this morning (Tuesday 1 July).

Date: 1 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Resurfacing on A3 near Guildford starts next week Resurfacing will start next Tuesday (8 July) to improve journeys on the A3 near Guildford in Surrey.

Date: 1 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing work on A303 at Chicklade in Wiltshire Work will start on Monday 14 July to resurface an 8.5 mile section of the A303 near Chicklade, leading to smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 1 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Drivers advised to plan journeys ahead of British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend (4-6 July) Motorists using the M1 and the A43 in the East Midlands and the M40 around Oxfordshire are being advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys as the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix is being staged at Silverstone this weekend.

Date: 30 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Sonisphere festival advice for drivers Drivers are advised of delays and some road closures ahead of the Sonisphere music festival at Knebworth Park next weekend.

Date: 27 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Major road improvement in West Sussex enters its final stage A major scheme to improve journeys on the A23 between London and Brighton will move into its final phase of construction next month.

Date: 27 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Plan your journeys for the Tour de France Grand Depart As excitement builds for the Grand Depart in Yorkshire, the Highways Agency is reminding road users that a number of its roads will be affected by tour traffic. Thousands of visitors and locals will head to watch the world famous Tour de France Grand Depart on 5 and 6 July.

Date: 27 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

A174 Stokesley Road to Blue Bell Interchange resurfacing, Middlesbrough Work to resurface the A174 between Stokesley Road and Blue Bell Interchange in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, will begin next week.

Date: 27 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

New dates for essential maintenance work for M4 Second Severn Crossing Road users are advised that essential waterproofing and resurfacing due to take place on the Second Severn Crossing this weekend has been postponed for a week because bad weather is forecast.

Date: 26 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Road users alerted to overnight closures for M1 smart motorway work A new phase of work to convert a section of the M1 in West Yorkshire to a smart motorway gets underway next week.

Date: 26 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

A5 Mile End roundabout in Shropshire set for improvements A scheme to improve the A5 Mile End roundabout at its junction with the A483, near Oswestry in Shropshire, will get underway next week.

Date: 26 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing work M5 junction 14 slip roads at Falfield Work will start on Monday, 30 June to resurface the M5 junction 14 slip roads at Falfield, resulting in smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 26 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

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Ongoing overnight closures of the M1 at junction 19 Catthorpe, Leicestershire There will be two overnight closures of the M1 at junction 19 near Catthorpe, Leicestershire, on Friday 27 and Monday 30 June as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvement scheme.

Date: 25 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

It’s Showtime for Highways Agency traffic officers Highways Agency traffic officers will be ‘starring’ at motorway service stations across the North West this summer with the message: ‘it’s good to talk’.

Date: 25 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Driver advice as Merseyside hosts The Open golf championship Drivers using motorway routes around the Wirral peninsula are being advised to plan their journeys during next month’s Open golf championship.

Date: 24 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Drivers reminded of a second A1 overnight weekend closure for motorway upgrade work, North Yorkshire Drivers are reminded that the A1 in North Yorkshire will be closed overnight on 28 June as part of major work to upgrade part of the A1 to a three-lane motorway.

Date: 24 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Earthworks at A19 Stockton Ring Road Interchange Work to stabilise the embankment on the northbound A19 at the A1027 junction near Norton, Stockton-on-Tees will begin next week.

Date: 24 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

New kerbs for A1 at Newton-on-the-Moor, Northumberland Work to replace kerbs along 3.5 miles of the A1 near Newton-on-the-Moor, Northumberland will begin next week.

Date: 24 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Further improvements for M62 pinch points The Highways Agency will be carrying out further improvements on the M62 aimed at cutting congestion and improving journeys for drivers near Castleford in West Yorkshire.

Date: 24 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Smoother journeys M53 for drivers around Bidston A £250,000 Highways Agency project to resurface parts of the M53 in Merseyside will start next month.

Date: 24 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Glastonbury Festival advice for drivers Drivers are advised that motorways and major A roads leading to the Glastonbury Festival site, at Pilton in Somerset are likely to be busy between Wednesday 25 June and Friday 27 June as festival goers arrive.

Date: 23 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Striking the right gender balance in civil engineering The role of women in civil engineering will come under the spotlight later today (23 June), as female engineers team up with colleagues from up and down the country, to mark National Women in Engineering Day.

Date: 23 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Highways Agency calls on suppliers to showcase their achievements and best practice The Highways Agency is today (23 June) urging those in its supply chain to do themselves justice by providing examples of leading performance, innovation and efficient service – as it launches its supplier recognition scheme for 2014.

Date: 23 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Resurfacing on the A20 Western Docks spur road in Dover Resurfacing will start today (Monday 23 June) to improve journeys on the A20 between the Limekiln roundabout and Lord Warden Square.

Date: 23 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Road users advised of further closures as part of M1 Junction 19 improvement at Catthorpe, Leicestershire Shawell Lane and Catthorpe Road near Lutterworth will be closed for 12 weeks from Monday, 16 June as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing project t improve the M1 at junction 19, Leicestershire.

Date: 20 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

New dates for essential maintenance work for M4 Second Severn Crossing Road users are advised that essential waterproofing and resurfacing will take place on the Second Severn Crossing next weekend

Date: 20 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Caught in the slips! Highways Agency traffic officer delivers baby on motorway slip road A Highways Agency traffic officer got the surprise of his life when he pulled over to help a car that had stopped on a slip road and ended up delivering a bouncing baby boy.

Date: 20 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Overnight closures of A38 near Burton Upon Trent Overnight work to replace expansion joints on the A38 Eggington Viaduct near Burton Upon Trent starts on Monday 23 June for five nights.

Date: 19 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Work to improve A1 Black Cat roundabout starts next week Work to reduce congestion on the A1 at Black Cat roundabout, on the Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire border near St Neots, will start next week.

Date: 19 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Resurfacing on the A27, East Sussex Work will take place next week (Wednesday 25 June) to resurface parts of the A27 in East Sussex, resulting in smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 19 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Barrier repairs for M53 at Bebington, Merseyside Work to repair safety barriers along the M53 at Bebington on Merseyside will get underway this weekend.

Date: 19 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Contractor appointed for Greater Manchester’s smart motorway A major project to cut congestion and improve journey times on parts of the M60 and M62 around Greater Manchester is on track to start next month, following the appointment of the main contractor.

Date: 19 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

New video shows Dart Charge progress Striking time lapse video has been released showing the successful completion of the first phase of Dart Charge construction work at the Dartford Crossing.

Date: 19 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Work starts to reduce congestion at M6 junction 16, near Barthomley, Staffordshire Overnight work to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow at junction 16 of the M6 near Barthomley, Staffordshire, starts on Monday 23 June.

Date: 18 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New safety measures on A120 in Essex: work to start Work to improve safety on the A120 in the Little Bentley area of Essex will start next month.

Date: 18 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Smoother and safer journeys on the M1 and A1, London/Herts Drivers will benefit from smoother and safer journeys on the M1 and A1 following resurfacing work which starts next week (Monday 23 June).

Date: 18 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A64 overnight slip road closures for resurfacing Work to provide a new smother road surface for drivers using the A64 Headley Bar westbound entry slip road in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, will start next week.

Date: 18 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

New road markings and road studs for the A1 in Northumberland Work to refurbish road markings and replace road studs along 35 miles of the A1 in Northumberland will begin next week.

Date: 18 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Smoother journey for drivers on the A19 in North Yorkshire Drivers in Thirsk will benefit from safer, smoother journeys as the Highways Agency resurfaces the A19 between York Road Interchange and South Kilvington Interchange.

Date: 18 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

A64 Pickering Interchange overnight resurfacing Work to provide a new smoother road surface for drivers using the A64 Pickering Interchange westbound entry slip road in Malton, North Yorkshire, will start next week.

Date: 18 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Work starts tonight improving M42 junction 6 in Birmingham Drivers are advised work starts tonight to improve the key junction linking the M42 to destinations such as Birmingham Airport and the NEC.

Date: 16 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Stonehenge Summer Solstice Advice for Drivers Traffic on the A303 around Stonehenge is expected to be very busy on Friday 20, June and the morning of Saturday, 21 June during the summer solstice celebrations.

Date: 16 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Overnight bridge work on M42 near Coleshill Overnight work to replace expansion joints on a link road bridge at junction 7a near Coleshill starts on Thursday 19 June for two nights.

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Congestion cutting scheme begins on M18 in South Yorkshire A Highways Agency scheme aimed at cutting congestion and improving journeys for drivers near Doncaster, South Yorkshire will begin this month.

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

New gantries on the M25, Essex

Work to install gantries as part of the major improvement scheme to increase capacity on the M25 in Essex will be carried out this summer. There will be overnight closures on the M25 between junctions 25, Cheshunt and 27, Epping, on weekends in June, July and August starting next weekend (Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 June).…

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A66 overnight road closures for resurfacing, Darlington Work to provide a new smoother road surface for drivers using the A66 between Neasham Road and Morton Palms in Darlington, will start next week.

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Overnight road closures as part of bridge work over M6 near Trentham, Staffordshire Overnight work to replace expansion joints on the bridge which carries Barthomley Road over the M6 near Trentham, Staffordshire, starts on Monday 23 June for three nights.

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Drivers advised of A1 overnight weekend closures for motorway upgrade work, North Yorkshire The A1 in North Yorkshire will be closed overnight on 21 and 28 June as part of major work to upgrade part of the A1 to a three lane motorway.

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Overnight lane closures on the A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry As part of the Highways Agency’s £106million investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, overnight work is to be carried out to install a gas main from Tuesday 17 June.

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Congestion-busting scheme to start on M1 junction 24, Leicestershire Work to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow at junction 24 of the M1 near Kegworth, Leicestershire, starts on Monday 16 June.

Date: 13 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Bridge repairs keep journeys safe and reliable on the A21 Medway Viaduct A six month scheme to maintain safe and reliable journeys is almost complete on the A21 Medway Viaduct between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge in Kent.

Date: 12 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Work to improve key junction for Birmingham Airport and NEC starts next week Night time work to increase the number of lanes linking the M42 at junction 6 to Birmingham Airport, the NEC and other key destinations will start next Monday (16 June).

Date: 12 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Consultation into A14 upgrade in Cambridgeshire closes this Sunday, 15 June It is less than a week to go before the consultation into the £1.5 billion plans for the A14 in Cambridgeshire closes, and the Highways Agency is urging people to get involved and voice their views.

Date: 11 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Smoother Journeys Planned on A40 at Huntley The A40 at Huntley will be closed overnight between Monday, 16 June and Sunday, 29 June to allow essential resurfacing work to take place.

Date: 11 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Thousands of road users expected to travel to Donington Park (Leicestershire) for Download Festival this weekend The Highways Agency is advising music lovers heading to the Download Festival at Donington Park in Leicestershire this weekend to plan their journey and allow plenty of time to get to the event.

Date: 11 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Resurfacing work postponed for M5 Junctions 27 to 28 Road users are advised that overnight work scheduled to start on Monday June 16 to resurface a three mile section of the M5 between junctions 27 and 28 have now been postponed.

Date: 11 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Southbound A1 closures for bridge joint work, Tyneside Work to refurbish expansion joints on the bridge carrying the southbound A1 Newcastle Gateshead Western Bypass over Derwenthaugh Road will start next week.

Date: 11 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Overnight resurfacing on A49 in Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing and improve road markings along a half-mile section the A49 between Stapleton and Condover in Shropshire, from Monday 16 June.

Date: 11 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Essential maintenance work planned for M48 Severn Bridge The M48 Severn Crossing will be closed this weekend to allow essential resurfacing work to take place.

Date: 10 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Improvement work starts on A30 at Loggans Moor Roundabout The Highways Agency is investing in growth in Cornwall with a series of improvements to Loggans Moor roundabout on the A30 at Hayle.

Date: 10 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing on the M4, Berkshire This summer, work will be taking place on the M4 in Berkshire resulting in smoother journeys for drivers and maintained safety.

Date: 10 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

North West drivers urged to be ‘DeerAware’ Drivers in the North West are being urged to be ‘DeerAware’ after a spate of collisions on the region's roads in recent weeks.

Date: 10 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight bridge maintenance on the M1 at junction 15 near Northampton Overnight bridge work requiring motorway closures will be carried out at junction 15 of the M1 near Northampton from Monday 23 June to Monday 4 August.

Date: 9 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

New date for carriageway repairs on A5 Watling Street, Brownhills Overnight carriageway repairs are to be carried out on the A5 Watling Street at Brownhills, Walsall, from Monday 16 June.

Date: 9 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing work planned for M5 Junctions 27 to 28 Overnight work will begin on Monday June 16 to resurface a three mile section of the M5 between junctions 27 and 28 leading to smoother journeys.

Date: 9 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Driver advice for Cheshire Show Drivers using the M6 the A556 in Cheshire next week are being reminded that the popular Cheshire County Show is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday (17 and 18 June).

Date: 9 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Safer smoother journeys for drivers on the northbound A1 Morpeth Bypass Work to provide a new smoother road surface for drivers using the northbound A1 Morpeth Bypass in Northumberland, will start tonight.

Date: 9 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Overnight closures on A11 in Suffolk as part of the dualling scheme As work to improve the A11 Fiveways to Thetford continues, road users are advised that there will be road closures on the A11 in Suffolk next week.

Date: 9 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Work starts to ease congestion at two key traffic islands in Shrewsbury Work begins next Monday (9 June) to ease congestion and improve safety at Preston Boats and Emstrey Islands on the A5 in Shrewsbury.

Date: 6 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Work starts to close layby on A500 at Hanchurch, Staffordshire An eight day scheme to permanently close a layby on the A500 at Hanchurch, near Newcastle-Under-Lyme is now due to start on Tuesday 10 June.

Date: 4 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Reminder: bridge maintenance work on A47 near King’s Lynn Road users are being reminded that work to repair and maintain three bridges along a two mile section of the A47 in Norfolk, keeping journeys safe and reliable for road users, will begin this weekend.

Date: 4 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Overnight closures of the M1 at junction 19 Catthorpe, Leicestershire There will be two overnight closures of the M1 at junction 19 near Catthorpe, Leicestershire, on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 June as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvement scheme.

Date: 4 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

New date for overnight roadworks on A46 near Evesham, Worcestershire Overnight resurfacing work planned for the A46 at Beckford, near Evesham, Worcestershire, will now start on Monday 9 June.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New date for overnight resurfacing on M42 between junctions 9 and 10 near Tamworth Overnight resurfacing on the M42 northbound between junction 9 and junction 10 at Tamworth will now start on Wednesday 4 June.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Major milestone for A19 Testos junction improvements as preferred option announced The Roads Minister has today announced the vision for the multi-million pound A19/A184 Testos junction improvement scheme, south of Newcastle.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Contract awarded for A1 Coal House to Metro Centre widening and improvement scheme, Newcastle Good news for north east road users and businesses as the Highways Agency today (3 June 2014) awards the contract for building the congestion-busting A1 Coal House to Metro Centre improvement.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Put your question about the A14 improvements to the Highways Agency: web chat 4 June With just over two weeks to go before the consultation into the £1.5 billion plans for the A14 in Cambridgeshire closes, the Highways Agency is urging people to get involved and voice their views.

Date: 2 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Weekend overnight closures for £7m M6 widening work Drivers using the M6 and M55 around Preston in Lancashire are being advised that some full carriageway closures will be taking place over the next few days as part of the £7m pinch point widening improvements.

Date: 31 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Northbound A1 between Peterborough and Grantham closed for emergency resurfacing following diesel spill Drivers in the East Midlands and East of England are being advised to avoid a section of the northbound A1 between Peterborough and Grantham today (Saturday 31 May) following a diesel fuel spill which has damaged a section of the carriageway just north of Stamford in Lincolnshire.

Date: 31 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Smoother journey for drivers on the A168 in North Yorkshire Drivers in Thirsk will benefit from safer, smoother journeys as the Highways Agency resurfaces the A618 between Warren Farm and Topcliffe.

Date: 30 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Weekend overnight closures for £7m M6 widening work Drivers using the M6 and M55 around Preston in Lancashire are being advised that some full carriageway closures will be taking place over the next few days as part of the £7million pinch point widening improvements.

Date: 30 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Public exhibitions to showcase Greater Manchester smart motorway schemes Public exhibitions in June will give people a chance to find out more about the multi-million pound investment that will cut congestion and improve journey times on parts of the M60 and M62 around Greater Manchester.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Essential maintenance work planned for M4 Second Severn Crossing There will be lane closures on the Second Severn Crossing for two weekends to allow essential waterproofing and resurfacing work to take place.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Weekend closure for M56 eastbound Sharston Link Drivers using the M56 in Greater Manchester are being advised the eastbound carriageway between junction 3 at Baguley and junction 1 with the M60 will be closed this weekend as work to repair a bridge over the Cheadle Branch railway line continues.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Electronic signs and road markings on A5 in Shropshire The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight work to install new signage and road markings on the A5 at the Queen’s Head junction near Oswestry, from Thursday 12 June.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Carriageway repairs to start on A2 Jubilee Way in Dover, Kent Work starts next Monday (2 June) on the A2 Jubilee Way in Dover to repair manhole covers on the viaduct.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing on the A21 through Kent and East Sussex Resurfacing will be carried out on sections of the A21 between Pembury and Hastings this summer to provide drivers with smoother, safer and quieter journeys.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing on the A303, Hampshire Work will begin on Thursday (29 May) to resurface the A303 in Hampshire, resulting in smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 28 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Bridge maintenance work starts on A47 near King’s Lynn A vital scheme to repair and maintain three bridges on the A47 in Norfolk keeping journeys safe and reliable for road users will begin next month.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Weekend closures on A14 eastbound between junctions 7 to 9 in Kettering, Northamptonshire Road users are being advised of a three-night closure of the A14 eastbound in Kettering, between junctions 7 and 9 eastbound this weekend (30 May – 1 June).

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Improvement scheme at M6 junction 6 Salford Circus roundabout in Birmingham Work to enhance safety and improve traffic flow at a busy M6 roundabout in Birmingham gets underway next week.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journeys for M66 drivers north of Bury A £256,000 Highways Agency project to tackle wear and tear along the M66 north of Bury in Greater Manchester will start next month.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight work on A46 at Alcester, Warwickshire Overnight improvement work on the A46 at Alcester, Warwickshire, will take place from Monday 9 June to Wednesday 25 June.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Driver advice for Manchester’s Parklife Weekender Music lovers heading to the Parklife Weekender at Heaton Park next month are being advised to consider using public transport rather than driving to the event.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Bridge work to start over M5 and M6 in the West Midlands The Lye Close Lane overbridge, just south of the M5 junction 3 near Frankley, will be closed for three nights, from 9pm to 5am with traffic diverted via Lapal Lane South, Manor Way, Manor Lane and Carters Lane.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Stockport M60 repairs on the way Drivers using the M60 through Stockport in Greater Manchester are being assured the Highways Agency is on the case with maintenance and repairs.

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight lane and carriageway closures during £7m M6 widening work Roadworks for the £7m project to widen the northbound M6 around Broughton Interchange in Lancashire enter a new phase next week.

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Smoother journeys for A1 Western Bypass drivers Smoother journeys are on the way for users of the northbound A1 around Gateshead with an £800,000 resurfacing project starting on Tuesday night (27 May).

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

New £5.5m road bridge to boost airport economy Preparatory work to install a new, £5.5m road bridge across the M56 near Manchester Airport is underway, says the Highways Agency.

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Three weeks to go before A14 consultation closes Still time to respond, visit exhibitions and take part in live web chat

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

M5 northbound near Gloucester closed overnight for bridgeworks Road users are advised that the northbound M5 between Junction 12 and junction 11a will be closed tonight, Thursday 22 May, while two new bridge beams are installed.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Smoother journeys on the A36 at near West Wellow Road users will enjoy a smoother journey on the A36 near West Wellow following resurfacing work taking place between the Ower Roundabout and the A27.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing work on A38 in Worcestershire The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight resurfacing work on the A38 Worcester Road and slip roads at Wychbold, Worcestershire, from Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Highways Agency warns tailgaters that “only a fool breaks the two-second rule” The Highways Agency is reminding drivers to keep their distance as road safety charity Brake reveals that 6 in 10 drivers admit to risky tailgating.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Overnight resurfacing on M42 junction 6 slip road near NEC, Birmingham The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the M42 southbound entry slip road at junction 6 near the NEC, Birmingham, from Monday 2 June.

Date: 21 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Drivers urged to stay safe at A11 crossing The Highways Agency and Suffolk Police are urging road users to drive safely and respect temporary signs and signals along the A11 Fiveways to Thetford dualling scheme in Suffolk.

Date: 21 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East