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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…

Date: 19 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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.

Date: 19 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

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.

Date: 19 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

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.

Date: 18 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

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.

Date: 17 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

£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.

Date: 17 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

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…

Date: 17 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight full closures at M1 Junction 19 as Catthorpe improvements continue Both carriageways of the M1 at junction 19 are set to be closed tonight and tomorrow (16 and 17 September) as the Highways Agency continues work to improve the Catthorpe junction in Leicestershire.

Date: 16 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

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

Date: 16 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

New southbound slip road - A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry The major scheme to improve journeys around the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, is to take another leap forward this weekend.

Date: 16 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Public exhibition for M3 junction 6 Black Dam pinch point improvement Drivers, business owners and local residents are invited to find out more about improvements being made to improve the Black Dam roundabout, part of junction 6 of the M3 near Basingstoke in Hampshire.

Date: 15 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Embankment works to start on M4 near Swindon

The work will involve the westbound carriageway from Mill Lane to Junction 16, a length of around three miles. In advance of the embankment work, it will be necessary to repair the road surfacing which will take place on 19 September. The road will be reduced to a single lane but the works have been planned…

Date: 15 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Road worker dangers highlighted in Cumbria Workers on Cumbria’s road network are urging motorists to think about their safety and stick to the speed limit when they drive through roadworks.

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Road worker dangers highlighted in Greater Manchester

People working on Greater Manchester’s smart motorway scheme are urging motorists to think about their safety and stick to the speed limit when they drive along the M60 and M62. The dangers facing road workers are being highlighted as part of a national initiative aimed at reducing the number of workers who are killed or seriously…

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

A66 upgrades between Appleby and Keswick Three schemes to upgrade sections of the A66 between Appleby-in-Westmorland and Keswick are due to begin on Monday 15 September.

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

A628 Flouch Roundabout to Gun Inn resurfacing Improvement work is due to begin on the A628 Woodhead Pass next week. The work includes resurfacing the carriageway and renewing road markings and road studs.

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Overnight closure on A453 as traffic switches to another new section of road

The A453 will be closed tonight (Friday 12 September) to enable contractors to switch traffic on to another new section of carriageway. This will likely affect passengers heading for East Midlands Airport, and they should plan their journeys in advance. The road will be closed in both directions between M1 junction 24 and the Parkway…

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Transforming the M1 in Yorkshire and the East Midlands - find out more Road users, hauliers and members of the public are being urged to find out more about work to transform the M1 in Yorkshire and the East Midlands.

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Drivers urged to slow down through A14 Junction 7 to 9 improvement scheme at Kettering, Northamptonshire

The Highways Agency and Northamptonshire Police are urging motorists to slow down as they drive through the A14 junction 7 to 9 improvement scheme at Kettering.  The call comes after Police figures revealed that since January when average speed cameras were installed to enforce the temporary 40mph restriction, some 10,497 drivers have been issued with…

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Overnight closures for resurfacing work A1 North Brunton The northbound North Brunton exit slip road from A1 near Western Bypass and the North Brunton roundabout will be closed overnight for essential resurfacing works from 19 September.

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

£317million programme brings roads boost across England

A widespread congestion-busting road improvement programme worth hundreds of millions of pounds has now tackled 39 bottlenecks – with more than another 80 to be completed in the next seven months.  The £317million “pinch point” programme will cut congestion, increase safety and improve journey times - and help support the creation of  300,000 new jobs…

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Travel advice as bridge maintenance starts on M23 near Gatwick The Highways Agency is advising drivers planning to use the M23 in West Sussex to allow extra time as a £2 million scheme to maintain a bridge starts next week.

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Highways Agency advises drivers to plan their journey for the Duxford Air Show The Highways Agency is reminding road users to allow extra journey time during The Duxford Air Show this weekend.

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Overnight closures as M25 smart motorway upgrade continues

A section of the M25 will be closed for two nights next week, as work is carried out on overhead gantries as part of a project to upgrade the M25 to a smart motorway. The clockwise M25 between junction 25 (near Waltham Cross) and junction 27 (where the road meets the M11) will be closed…

Date: 10 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Public exhibitions for A2 weekend closures near Canterbury

Drivers, business owners and local residents are invited to find out more about a project to resurface sections of the A2 near Canterbury, Kent. Sections along a 6 mile section of the A2 between Brenley Corner (where the road meets the M2) and Wincheap (for the A28) will be rebuilt, which will involve nine weekend…

Date: 10 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Highways Agency and National Express announce closer operational working The Highways Agency and coach operator, National Express, have reached a landmark agreement to work together to improve the customer experience for everybody who uses England’s motorways and A roads.

Date: 9 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

New date for A1(M) improvements at Sawtry Road improvement work on a three mile section of the southbound A1(M) in Cambridgeshire between Peterborough and Huntingdon will now start this Thursday (11 September), the Highways Agency confirmed today.

Date: 9 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Improvement work at A43/A5 roundabout in Towcester

A Highways Agency scheme to increase capacity and improve safety at the A43/A5 Towcester roundabout will get underway next week. Work begins on Monday 15 September to widen the roundabout and its approaches and exit roads in order to help ease congestion and improve journey times. Additionally, traffic lights will be introduced to enhance safety and…

Date: 9 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Work begins to reopen damaged A180 bridge Work to repair and reopen a bridge over the A180 near Grimsby begins next weekend.

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Cancellation of weekend closure on part of M1 junction 24, Leicestershire

The first of two weekend closures for bridge expansion and strengthening work at M1 junction 24 in Leicestershire will now not go ahead. Good progress has been made on the scheme on the south bridge of the junction to the extent that the closure planned for the weekend on Friday 12 to Monday 15 September is…

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Denton Island upgrade enters next stage A £5.3 million project to reduce congestion and improve safety at a busy motorway interchange in Tameside will begin the next stage of work on Tuesday 9 September.

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Improvement work on the A1(M) at Sawtry delayed Improvement work on A1(M) in Sawtry has been delayed as the correct materials are not available.

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Respect road workers: CCTV footage shows reckless driving at roadworks Shocking footage released today shows the risk faced by people working to improve or maintain England’s motorways and major A roads.

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Autumn start for vital M25 junction 30/A13 improvements, Essex A scheme to unlock the multi-billion pound regeneration of the Lower Thames Valley is due to get off the ground this autumn.

Date: 4 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Weekend closures for resurfacing work A1 North Northumberland The A1 near Berwick in North Northumberland will be closed for six consecutive weekends between East Ord and Scremerston for essential carriageway resurfacing starting 12 September.

Date: 4 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

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.

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

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.

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

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.

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

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.

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

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.

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

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.

Date: 29 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

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.

Date: 29 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Highways Agency advises drivers to plan their journey for Burghley Horse Trials The Highways Agency is reminding road users to drive carefully during the Burghley Horse Trials.

Date: 29 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Overnight resurfacing work on M42 near Birmingham Airport The Highways Agency will carry out resurfacing work on a section of the M42 near Birmingham Airport, from Saturday 30 August for 15 nights.

Date: 28 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Work begins on A303 Ilchester Interchange Overbridge Work to replace bridge joints and re-waterproof the deck of the Interchange Overbridge on the A303 at Ilchester starts on Monday, 1 September.

Date: 28 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Safer journeys from A590 overnight repairs Drivers using the A590 in Cumbria are advised a series of wear and tear projects providing safer journeys will start on Monday (1 September).

Date: 28 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North 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 and next, as advance work progresses on the A5-M1 Link Dunstable Northern Bypass improvement scheme in Bedfordshire.

Date: 28 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Scheme update: Night-time closures on the A14 Junction 7 to 9 at Kettering, Northamptonshire A series of overnight closures will now take place on the A14 between junctions 7 and 9 at Kettering from Monday 1 September as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing widening work.

Date: 27 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Work to start on £5.3 million improvement to A483 and A55 junction

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are set to benefit from quicker and safer journeys as part of a major improvement of the A55 and A483 roundabout near Chester which starts next month. The £5.3 million project, part of the Government’s £317 million pinch point programme, is designed to support nearby Chester Business Park and help generate investment…

Date: 27 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Major motorway upgrade for M6 at Orrell A £1.7 million project to reduce congestion and improve safety at one of the busiest motorway junctions in the country is due to begin tomorrow night (Wednesday 27 August).

Date: 26 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Weekend overnight closures for Eastbound A66 at Brough

Drivers using the eastbound A66 through Cumbria are being advised that it will close overnight next weekend and a weekend next month for wear and tear repairs.  The Highways Agency is delivering a £122,000 project to replace road studs and refresh worn road markings between the Augill junction East of Brough and the boundary with…

Date: 22 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Forest works at Bassenthwaite Lake to close A66 lanes Drivers using the A66 past Cumbria’s Bassenthwaite Lake are being advised the westbound carriageway will be subject to a series of closures for up to three months for tree felling at adjacent Wythop Forest.

Date: 22 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures and slip road closures for M6 Junction 10a to 13 Smart Motorway Scheme

As part of the ongoing smart motorway upgrade near Birmingham, which will result in reduced congestion and more reliable journey times for road users, drivers are being advised that there will be overnight closures and some slip road closures on the M6 between junctions 10a and 13. From Tuesday 26 August, and for the following 15…

Date: 22 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Maintenance to start on M25 junctions 30 to 31 West Thurrock in Essex An eleven day maintenance scheme on the M25 between junctions 30 and 31 in West Thurrock in Essex and on the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge will begin on Tuesday 26 August.

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight carriageway closures on the A45 Stonebridge Highway 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, four overnight carriageway closures are required next week.

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Travel advice for Westmorland Show-goers Drivers heading to Cumbria’s popular Westmorland Show south of Kendal next month are being urged to plan their journeys and heed official directions to the county show site at Crooklands near Milnthorpe.

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Central reservation work for M6 near Tebay

Drivers using the M6 around Tebay in Cumbria are being advised that work will be taking place next month to modify the central reservation to make future bridge repairs safer and easier. The £450,000 project is being delivered near Castle Howe bridge just north of junction 38 of the motorway and will take place between…

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M48 Severn Crossing Closed for Half Marathon Road users are advised that the M48 Severn Crossing will be closed for two and a half hours on the morning of Sunday, 24 August to allow half marathon runners to cross the bridge.

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Major resurfacing work planned for M62 and A63 Major resurfacing work will take place on the M62 and A63 in September providing a new road surface along large sections of the road between Goole and Hull.

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Lane closure following M180 bridge strike Drivers are advised of a lane one closure on the westbound M180 between junction 4 and 3 following a significant bridge strike which caused the closure of the motorway on Tuesday afternoon (19 August).

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Minister announces start of work for A1 Coal House to Metro Centre Improvement Scheme Roads Minister John Hayes has confirmed that the A1 Coal House to Metro Centre improvement scheme, which will reduce congestion on the A1 around Gateshead will officially start on 26 August 2014, after the Bank Holiday Monday.

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Overnight closures for A5103 wear and tear repairs Drivers using the busy A5103 Princess Parkway and Princess Road in south Manchester are being advised that sections will be affected by overnight closures in September and November.

Date: 21 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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

Annual Report 2013-2014

Annual Report 2013-2014

Type: Publication

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