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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

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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

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

Highways Agency lifts road works to help bank holiday motorists Drivers will have better journeys this bank holiday weekend as 98% of England’s motorways and major A roads will be free of road works.

Date: 20 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Overnight resurfacing on M42 between junctions 9 and 10 near Tamworth The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the M42 northbound between junction 9 and junction 10 at Tamworth from Wednesday 28 May to Friday 13 June.

Date: 19 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight footway improvements on A49 in Hereford The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the footpath along the A49 Roman Road and Church Way through Hereford from Monday 2 June.

Date: 19 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M6 Thelwall Viaduct roadworks to be removed as repairs near completion Work to replace bridge joints along the M6 Thelwall Viaduct in Cheshire is nearing completion and traffic management will be removed from the two bridges by the middle of next week – requiring full carriageway closures on Sunday and Wednesday nights.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Devon County Show – Advice for Drivers Road users are advised that the area around Junctions 29 and 31 of the M5 is expected to be especially busy during this year’s Devon County Show at Westpoint.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Footpath repairs on A458 Winnington Green, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out footway repairs alongside the westbound carriageway of the A458 near Winnington Green, Shropshire, from Monday 2 June.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight work on A49 near Onibury, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight improvement work on the A49 near Onibury, Shropshire, from Wednesday 28 May to Friday 13 June.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road maintenance to be carried out on A5 near Shrewsbury The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight work on the A5 between Nesscliffe and Montford Bridge near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, from Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Three overnight bridge work schemes to start on M5, M54 and M42 in the West Midlands Three separate schemes to replace bridge expansion joints, which allow structures to expand and contract with changes in temperature, start in the West Midlands on Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 16 May 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 starts on Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight improvements at M4 junction 18 near Bath Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the M4, junction 18 slip roads and roundabout starts on the evening of Monday 19 May.

Date: 15 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

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 for two nights while two new bridge beams are installed.

Date: 15 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing work begins on A64 at Malton The Highways Agency will next week (19 May) start essential maintenance work to resurface a two-mile stretch of the A64 at the Golden Hill junction at Malton in North Yorkshire.

Date: 15 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Further overnight closures for A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry - westbound Road users are advised that there will be further overnight closures next week as part of the A45/A46 Tollbar End Improvement project near Coventry.

Date: 14 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New roundabout for Stocksbridge Work is to start next week (19 May) on a Highways Agency project to build a new roundabout on the A616 Stocksbridge bypass in South Yorkshire.

Date: 14 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Response to article in the Daily Telegraph on 14 May 2014

Response to article in the Daily Telegraph on 14 May 2014

Date: 14 May 2014

Type: Statement

Overnight closures for A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures this week as part of the A45/A46 Tollbar End improvement project near Coventry.

Date: 13 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Widening starts on northbound M6 at Broughton Interchange Work to widen the northbound carriageway of the M6 around junction 32 at the interchange with the M55 began yesterday (Monday 12 May).

Date: 13 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures of the M1 at junction 19 Catthorpe, Leicestershire There will be a number of overnight closures on the M1 at junction 19 near Catthorpe, Leicestershire, during the week of 26 May as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing work at the junction.

Date: 13 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Dart Charge gantries being installed at Dartford Crossing Work begins this week to install gantries which will house signage and technology associated with the new Dart Charge remote payment system coming into operation at the Dartford Crossing from October 2014.

Date: 12 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight resurfacing work on A45 near Stretton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the A45 near Stretton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire, from Monday 12 May.

Date: 12 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight bridge work over M42 near the NEC, Birmingham The Highways Agency will carry out work on a bridge over the M42 near Birmingham, from 20 May for three nights.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A423 near Ryton, Coventry The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the A423 exit slip road from the A45 on the approach to Ryton Industrial Estate roundabout from Monday 19 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight work on A49 in Hereford The Highways Agency is to carry out a package of work on the A49 Victoria Street in Hereford from Monday 12 May for two weeks.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A49 near Dorrington, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the A49 near Dorrington, Shropshire, for two nights from Thursday 15 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closure of M5 northbound from junction 7 to 8, Worcester The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the M5 northbound between junction 7 and 8 near Worcester from Wednesday 14 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight bridge repairs on B4102 Solihull Road near Hampton in Arden, Solihull The Highways Agency is to replace the joints on the bridge which carries the B4102 over the M42 near Hampton in Arden near Solihull.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M6 junction 3 slip roads near Coventry to be resurfaced The Highways Agency will be resurfacing the M6 junction 3 slip roads near Coventry from Tuesday 20 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Improved road markings on A500 at Stoke-on-Trent Road markings and studs are to be renewed on the A500 at Stoke-On-Trent from Monday 19 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road marking on M5 junction 7-8 in Worcestershire Road markings and studs are to be replaced on the M5 southbound between junction 7 near Worcester and junction 8 near Tewkesbury from Monday 12 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

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 19 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closure of M42 to M6 link road near Birmingham The M42 junction 8 southbound link road to the M6 northbound will be closed overnight on Monday 19 May for resurfacing.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight road works on A46 near Evesham, Worcestershire The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing work on the A46 at Beckford, near Evesham, Worcestershire, from Tuesday 20 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closures on M5 near West Bromwich The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight carriageway repairs on the M5 southbound near West Bromwich from Saturday 17 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Pedestrian access improvements on the A49 in Hereford The Highways Agency will be carrying out work to improve pedestrian footpaths and disabled access within a two-thirds of a mile section of the A49 in Hereford, starting on Monday 12 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Residents invited to drop-in sessions ahead of M6 resurfacing work near Penkridge, Staffordshire Drop in sessions are being held to reassure those living near the M6 in Staffordshire ahead of construction work which could cause some disruption.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A49 near Ludlow, Shropshire The southbound carriageway of the A49 between the B4361 and Sheet Roundabout near Ludlow, Shropshire, will be closed for three nights from Monday 19 May.

Date: 7 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing work on A19 northbound near Easington, Peterlee Road users and local residents are being advised that from Monday 12 May there will be a series of overnight carriageway closures on the A19 northbound between the A181 Wellfield junction to the A182 Easington Carriageway. Local diversions will be in place.

Date: 6 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Safety scheme at A1 Elkesley junction in Nottinghamshire A multi-million pound scheme to improve safety at the A1 Elkesley junction with Jockey Lane gets underway next week.

Date: 2 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry: overnight closures As part of the Highways Agency’s £106m investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, a number of overnight closures are required in the coming week.

Date: 2 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing on the M20 near Maidstone Work will begin next Thursday (8 May) to resurface the M20 coast bound between junctions 6 and 7 leading to smoother journeys.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Two congestion cutting schemes begin in Tyne and Wear Two Highways Agency schemes aimed at cutting congestion and improving journeys for drivers in Tyne and Wear will begin shortly.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Two congestion cutting schemes begin in Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough Two Highways Agency schemes aimed at cutting congestion and improving journeys for drivers in Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough will begin this month.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

A3 Hindhead tunnel maintenance continues Overnight maintenance to the jet fan system at the Hindhead tunnel will be carried out over the next five weeks to keep journeys safe and reliable.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A21 Tonbridge to Pembury dualling gets the green light A much-needed scheme to provide vital extra capacity on the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury will go ahead, it was confirmed today.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A5-M1 link road in Bedfordshire: advance work to get underway this month Work will get under way this month on the A5-M1 Link Road improvement scheme, the Highways Agency has announced.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Fines warning to drivers ignoring safety signs The Highways Agency is warning motorway drivers they are putting road workers’ lives at risk by ignoring safety signs and illegally using the hard shoulder to avoid congestion caused by accidents.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight improvements at M4 junction 18 near Bath Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the M4 junction 18 slip roads and roundabout starts on the evening of Tuesday 20 May.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

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 overnight tomorrow night (Thursday, May 1) while two 27 metre long bridge beams are removed.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

New section of M25 ‘smart motorway’ opens on Kent/Surrey border A new generation of motorway opened on the M25 today between junction 5 (Sevenoaks) and junctions 6/7 (Godstone/M23) as part of a record investment in roads.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Major improvements for roads in the north east The Highways Agency has a major programme of road improvements planned in the north east, with the region benefiting from over £500 million of investments to the road network beginning this year.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Overnight repairs on A5 Nesscliffe Bypass, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight carriageway repairs on the A5 Nesscliffe Bypass in Shropshire from Monday 12 May.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A50 Catchems Corner slip road, Stoke-on-Trent The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the A50 westbound entry slip road at Catchems Corner, Stoke-on-Trent, from Monday 12 May.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Lighting repairs on A483 in Shropshire The Highways Agency will be carrying out work to replace lighting cables on the A483 in Pant, Shropshire, from Wednesday 6 May, lasting two weeks.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journey for drivers on the A69 in Northumberland Drivers on the A69 in Northumberland will benefit from safer, smoother journeys as the Highways Agency carries out resurfacing works at Hexham, Henshaw, and Wharmley.

Date: 29 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Drivers thanked ahead of Denton Island improvement second phase The Highways Agency is thanking drivers for their patience and support after it completed the first phase of a £5.3 million project to boost safety and reduce congestion at one of the busiest junctions along Greater Manchester’s M60.

Date: 29 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Repair and re-waterproofing work starts on M6 Walsall canal bridge The first phase of work to replace joints and re-waterproof the deck of the Walsall canal bridge between junctions 10 and 9 of the M6 will take place from tonight (28 April).

Date: 28 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journeys on the M4 eastbound, Berkshire/Swindon Overnight resurfacing work will begin on Monday (28 April) resulting in smoother journeys for drivers using the M4 eastbound in Berkshire/Swindon.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Get involved: A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon web chat 1pm to 2pm, Tuesday 29 April As the consultation on the vital improvements to the A14 gathers pace, members of the public are being given the chance to quiz the Highways Agency in the comfort of their own homes or during their lunch breaks via two live web chats.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Carriageway repairs to start on A2 Jubilee Way in Dover, Kent Work starts this weekend (Saturday 26 April) on the A2 Jubilee Way in Dover to repair manhole covers on the viaduct.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Two congestion cutting schemes completed in Yorkshire The Highway Agency has just completed two pinch point schemes, reducing congestion and improving journeys for drivers on the M1 in Yorkshire.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Next phase of improvements on the M40/A34 junction Work starts next week on the second phase of improvements on the M40/A34 junction which will reduce congestion and boost the local economy.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

£7m Broughton Interchange Pinch Point improvements start next month A £7m Highways Agency project to reduce congestion around one of Lancashire’s key motorway junctions will get underway next month.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M40 Junction 12 Improvements Scheme: draft orders - April 2014

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

Type: Publication

Overnight improvements on the A46 near Bath Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the A46 north of Bath will start on Monday, 28 April and continues for three weeks.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Roads Minister approves scheme extension: three more miles of A1 Western Bypass to be widened The Roads Minister has given the green light for the Highways Agency to widen more of the A1 Western Bypass at Gateshead – helping to tackle congestion and support economic growth and local development.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

M6 Preston waterproofing work resumes with overnight carriageway closures Work to repair a motorway bridge along the northbound carriageway of the M6 north of Preston in Lancashire will resume this weekend (Friday 25 April) with a series of overnight carriageway closures on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Highways Agency: still time to have your say as A14 consultation continues The Highways Agency is urging those who use the A14 and who live or work nearby to get online and have their say on the plans for the £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Milestone reached as A11 bypass set to open A key milestone in the programme to dual the A11 between Fiveways roundabout and Thetford in Suffolk will be reached with the opening of the A11 bypass on 28 April 2014.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Road users advised of overnight closures on M18 junction 2 to A1(M) slip roads near Doncaster The Highways Agency is carrying out overnight resurfacing work and road marking on the M18 junction 2 to A1(M) northbound slip roads.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Road users advised of overnight lane closures on M42 near Solihull The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight resurfacing work on the M42 near Solihull from this Thursday evening (24 April), lasting five weeks.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Drivers to enjoy a ‘smarter’ M25 next week Another section of ‘smart’ motorway opens next week on the M25 in Kent and Surrey, improving journeys for drivers and boosting the economy.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight closures of the M1 and M6 at Catthorpe, Leicestershire There will be a number of overnight closures as part of the Highways Agency’s M1 Junction 19 improvement at Catthorpe, Leicestershire, in the coming week.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Overnight concrete repairs on M54 near Telford, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out concrete repairs on the M54 near Telford, Shropshire, from Friday 2 May.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Route Strategies Evidence Reports

Route Strategies Evidence Reports

Type: Publication

Resurfacing at the M2/A249 junction, Kent Drivers will benefit from smoother journeys and improved journey reliability thanks to work starting on the M2 near Sittingbourne, Kent.

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A64 westbound lane closures at Bramham for electricity work Drivers are advised that one lane will be closed on the westbound A64, on the approach to Bramham, overnight on 24 April and during the day on 25 April, to allow Northern PowerGrid to install a new electric supply.

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Improvements for A38 Harcombe Bridge near Chudleigh A vital maintenance scheme for Harcombe Bridge on the A38 near Chudleigh, will start at the end of this month.

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Proposed changes to Tunstall road element of A1 Leeming to Barton scheme – draft orders published Draft orders for a modified route for local traffic via Catterick Lane and Tunstall Road that would be put in place as part of the A1 Leeming to Barton improvement scheme are being published today (17 April).

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Improvements to A20, Greater London and Kent Work to improve journeys on a section of the A20 in Kent, near the M20 and M25, will take place next week.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: M26 closed in both directions, Kent Road users are advised that the M26 is closed in both directions, between the M25 and M20, following an incident involving at least four vehicles.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Boost for drivers and Midlands’ economy as latest smart motorway goes live on M6 The Midlands got a boost today with the launch of the latest stretch of ‘smart motorway’, making greater use of technology on the M6 near Birmingham, bringing improved journeys and less congestion.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight carriageway closures for delayed Thelwall Viaduct repairs Drivers using the M6 through Cheshire are being advised that Thelwall Viaduct will be subject to overnight carriageway closures next week as a £2.5 million maintenance project moves onto the northbound bridge.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Easter travel eased as the Highways Agency lifts road works Easter holidaymakers will be able to travel more freely during the bank holiday weekend as 98% of England’s motorways and major A roads will be free of road works.

Date: 14 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

New generation of motorway opens on M25 Drivers on the M25 are reaping the benefits of record roads investment as the first section of a new generation of motorways opened today.

Date: 14 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Red X means ‘don’t use that lane’ Follow the Red X code and don’t drive in a motorway lane with a Red X displayed.

Date: 11 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Are you fit to tow? CCTV clip shows the importance of being prepared for towing New CCTV footage shows the potential dangers of towing as the Highways Agency urges drivers to prepare caravans and trailers this Easter.

Date: 11 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Better journeys for drivers around Telford as scheme completes ahead of schedule Drivers are already starting to benefit from improvements to the M54 Forge roundabout, which have been completed ahead of schedule by the Highways Agency, despite challenging winter weather.

Date: 9 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of M6 closures for resurfacing near Stoke-on-Trent The Highways Agency will be resurfacing the M6 between junctions 15 and 16 near Stoke-on-Trent from Monday 14 April.

Date: 9 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M25 becomes ‘smartest’ motorway in the country Final preparations are taking place for the M25 to become England’s first ‘smart’ motorway, improving journeys and boosting the economy.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Smoother and safer journeys for the M25 in Kent Overnight resurfacing starts this week on the clockwise M25 between junctions 4 (Orpington) and 5 (Sevenoaks) in Kent to provide smoother and safer journeys.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Highways Agency launches A14 consultation Plans for the £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme moved a step closer today with the launch of a 10 week consultation.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

£6 million cost to collect litter on motorways - Bag and Bin it, Highways Agency asks road users The litter blighting England's motorways costs at least £6 million a year to collect and could fill an Olympic sized swimming pool four times over, latest figures from the Highways Agency show.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

£4.3m pinch point improvement project to reduce congestion near Leeds and Wakefield A Highways Agency project to reduce congestion and improve access to Leeds and Wakefield will get underway on the M1 at junction 41, in West Yorkshire next week (7 April).

Date: 4 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Improved road surface on the M1 and A1 northbound, London A package of work begins next Monday (7 April) to improve the surface of the northbound M1 and A1 in London, resulting in smoother journeys.

Date: 3 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Dartford Crossing improvements move a step closer The introduction of a new scheme to improve journeys at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing will move a step closer later this month with the start of advance construction work.

Date: 3 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A45/A46 Tollbar End upgrade near Coventry. Work to connect new water main As part of the £106 million investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, a new water main is to be connected at Siskin Drive.

Date: 1 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

£3.8 million scheme to replace central reservation barriers between Junctions 21 and 22 on the M5

Road users will benefit from new concrete safety barriers being installed on the central reservation of the M5 near Weston-super-Mare.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Safety improvement work on the M6 in Staffordshire

The Highways Agency is to carry out safety improvement work on the M6 near Stoke from Monday 7 April.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight improvements on the A14, Suffolk

Road users will benefit from improved safety along the eastbound A14 in Suffolk thanks to a scheme taking place in April.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvements: important dates for diaries

The Highways Agency has announced the 10-week consultation for the major upgrade to the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon will start on Thursday 7 April, 2014 and close on 15 June 2014.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

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

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

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on A11 in Suffolk as part of the dualling scheme

As work to improve the A11 Fiveways to Thetford progresses, road users are advised that there will be road closures on the A11 in Suffolk at the start of April.


Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Motorists advised of M42 closure between junctions 3 and 2 southbound due to incident in Warwickshire

Motorists are being advised of a closure on the M42 between junctions 3 and 2 southbound due to an ongoing incident.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Final A556 overnight closure tonight

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being reminded that repairs to the route will be completed tonight (Sunday 31 March) with the final overnight closure of the carriageway.

Date: 30 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: A556 overnight closures continue tonight

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being reminded that weekend overnight closures of the route for repairs will continue tonight (Saturday 29 March).

Date: 29 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

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

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

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

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: A556 overnight closures this weekend

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being reminded that overnight closures of the route for repairs will start tonight (Friday 28 March).

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

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

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing work starts on A46 Warwick Bypass

The Highways Agency is to resurface the A46 Warwick Bypass from Monday 31 March.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: Overnight closures this weekend M5 between junctions 11a and 12

Road users are advised that the M5 between junctions 11a and 12 will require closures this weekend as part of essential maintenance works at Gloucester Painswick Bridge.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March to Sunday 6 April The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

A new milestone for the A23 Handcross to Warninglid widening project

Workers on the A23 Handcross to Warninglid major project have achieved a significant safety milestone - they have worked more than one million hours without a single accident.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Business Plan 2014-2015

The Highways Agency Business Plan for 2014 - 2015.

Type: Publication

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March - Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 27 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 6 April

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March to Sunday 6 April 2014

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

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

£30,000 A556 overnight repairs this weekend

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being advised that a £30,000 project to tackle wear and tear along the route will be delivered with overnight working this weekend.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Weekend testing on the M6 near Birmingham ahead of smart motorway opening

Hard shoulder running tests will take place this Sunday, 30 March on a short stretch of the M6 in Birmingham, with a view to an extra lane becoming fully operational by Easter. A further day of testing on Sunday 6 April may also be needed.

Date: 27 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Essential bridge maintenance work M49 near Avonmouth

Road users are advised that essential overnight work on the M49 southbound bridge near Avonmouth will begin on Monday, 31 March and continue for five nights.

Date: 27 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Motorists warned of delays on M6 between junctions 15 to 14 in Staffordshire

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M6 between junctions 15 to 14 following an incident earlier this morning.

Date: 27 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Westbound M56 closed between Bowdon and Lymm tonight

Drivers planning to use the westbound M56 in Cheshire later this evening (Wednesday 26 March) are being advised that the whole westbound carriageway will be closed for resurfacing work between Bowdon at junctions 7 and 8 and Lymm at junction 9 .

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Work to improve safety at A50 and A500 Sideway roundabout in Stoke-on-Trent

A Highways Agency scheme to improve safety at the A50 and A500 roundabout in Stoke-on-Trent will get underway next week.

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of resurfacing work of A46 Evesham Bypass

The Highways Agency is to resurface the A46 Cheltenham Road between Ashton and Evesham, also known as the Evesham Bypass, from Friday 4 April.

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Safety work to be carried out on bridge over the M6 near Stafford

The Highways Agency is to carry out safety work on the bridge that carries Ash Flats Lane over the M6 between junction 13 and 14 near Stafford from Tuesday 1 April.

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Northbound M6 closures for bridge repairs south of Tebay

Drivers using the northbound M6 in Cumbria are being advised that a section of the route will be closed next week for bridge repairs

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Single lane only for westbound M56 tonight

Drivers are being advised the westbound M56 between junction 8 with the A556 at Bowdon and junction 9 with the M6 at Lymm will only have a single running lane open to traffic from around 11.30pm this evening (Tuesday 25 March)

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Westbound M56 lane closures possible tonight

Drivers are being advised that the westbound M56 between junction 8 with the A556 at Bowdon and junction 9 with the M6 at Lymm may only have a single running lane open to traffic from around 10pm this evening (Tuesday 25 March)

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Essential maintenance work Piffs Elm Bridge M5 junction 10 at Gloucester

The Highways Agency has announced plans for extensive maintenance work at Piffs Elm Bridge which supports the A4019 over the M5 at junction 10 near Gloucester.

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Postponed M6 junction 39 resurfacing starts Thursday

Drivers using the M6 through Cumbria are being advised that postponed resurfacing work along the northbound exit slip road at junction 39 at Shap will now start this Thursday (27 March).

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic Bulletin amendment: Traffic to start using new section of A453

Work to switch the traffic using the A453 in Nottinghamshire to a new section of road has been rescheduled after heavy rain has been forecast.

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Essential repairs to be carried out along A590 at Ulverston

The Highways Agency will be carrying out essential carriageway reconstruction and resurfacing work on the A590 Canal Street in Ulverston between Booths Roundabout and the junction with Swan Street, for approximately two weeks from Monday 31 March.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight slip road closures at M6 junction 16 near Stoke-on-Trent

The southbound entry slip road at junction 16 of the M6 near Stoke-on-Trent will be closed for repairs for seven nights from Monday 7 April.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of overnight closures on M69 near Coventry

The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight drainage and road marking work on the M69 near Coventry from Monday 7 April.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic to start using new section of A453

Traffic using the A453 in Nottinghamshire is to be switched to a new section of road from next week as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvements.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: A34 between the A343 and the A4 northbound (Berkshire ) closed.

Road users are advised that the A34 between the A343 and the A4 northbound has been closed due to a serious incident this morning.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March - Sunday 30 March 2014

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

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March 2014 - Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March 2014 - Sunday 30 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March – Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 24 – Sunday 30 March 2014

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

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March to Sunday 30 March The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 24 – Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March 2014 – Sunday 30 March 2014 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March to Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 24 - Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 18 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Road users advised of overnight closures of M6 in Staffordshire

The Highways Agency will be replacing road markings and studs on the M6 between junction 14 at Stafford and junction 15 at Stoke-on-Trent from Monday 31 March.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March – Sunday 30 March

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

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Overnight closures for M1 j39-42 smart motorway improvements

Road users are advised that parts of the M1 in West Yorkshire will be closed for five nights between this Sunday (23 March) and the following Saturday (5 April) as part of the next phase of work to upgrade the road to a smart motorway.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Improvements to A27 in East Sussex

Work to resurface sections of the A27 near Bexhill in East Sussex, which will improve road safety and ensure smoother journeys for road users, will take place next week.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: M6 junction 39 resurfacing POSTPONED

Drivers using the M6 through Cumbria are being advised that resurfacing work along the northbound exit slip road at junction 39 at Shap has been postponed.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures of the M6 at Catthorpe, Leicestershire

Road users are advised that there will be three overnight closures of the M6 at its junction with the M1 junction 19 at Catthorpe within the next week as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvement scheme.

Date: 19 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journeys for A66 Keswick drivers in £340,000 project

A £340,000 Highways Agency project to resurface a half-mile section of the A66 west of Keswick in Cumbria will get underway next week.

Date: 19 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

A63 Garrison Road roundabout to Southcoates Roundabout resurfacing

The Highways Agency will be carrying out resurfacing, and associated road marking and road stud work on the A63 between Garrison Road roundabout and Southcoates Roundabout in Hull, next week.

Date: 19 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on A11 and B1106 in Suffolk as part of the dualling scheme

Road users are advised that there will be two separate road closures on the A11 and B1106 in Suffolk as part of the A11 Fiveways to Thetford dualling and improvement scheme at the end of March.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Northbound lane closure M6 in Cheshire

Drivers using the northbound carriageway along a busy section of the M6 through Staffordshire and Cheshire are being advised that congestion resulting from an earlier incident is continuing and could continue into this evening's peak travel period.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

A19 Leven Viaduct maintenance work, Maltby

The Highways Agency will shortly be carrying out essential repairs to the A19 Leven Viaduct near Maltby, Cleveland.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight slip road closures for M6 junction 39 at Shap

Drivers using the M6 through Cumbria are being advised that the northbound exit slip road at junction 39 at Shap will close overnight for up to a week from Thursday (20 March).

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

£2.8m safety boost for M56 at Lymm

A £2.86m Highways Agency project to provide a new concrete safety barrier along the M56 around Lymm in Cheshire will get underway at the weekend.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Improvement work at the A14/M11 Girton Interchange - update

Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures on the A14 and M11 at the Girton Interchange (junction 31) from tonight (Monday 17 March) while work to strengthen the embankments and reconstruct drainage systems is taking place.


Date: 17 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Bridge work on M6 junction 2 near Coventry

The Highways Agency is to replace bridge joints on the M6 near junction 2 near Coventry from Monday 31 March for two weeks.

Date: 17 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Closures tonight on A14 westbound and M11 northbound in Cambridgeshire

The A14 westbound between junctions 31 and 28 and the M11 northbound from junction 13 will be closed from 9pm tonight for a lorry to be recovered following an earlier incident.

Date: 15 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 17 – Sunday 23 March 2014



The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.


Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March 2014 - Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March 2014 - Sunday 23 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March – Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March 2014 – Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Public information exhibitions for A1 Leeming to Scotch Corner improvements, North Yorkshire

Road users and local residents are being invited to attend public information exhibitions to update them about the work that is taking place to upgrade part of the A1 in North Yorkshire to a three-lane motorway.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Improvements for northbound A12 near Colchester

Work to restore a section of the A12 near Colchester, resulting in smoother journeys for road users, will begin next Thursday (20 March) for up to three nights.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on A120, near Braintree, Essex

Road users are advised that part of the A120 will be closed overnight for three nights next week as the ongoing Galleys Corner roundabout improvement scheme continues.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: overnight carriageway closures for resurfacing on the A11 near Wymondham in Norfolk

Road users are advised that overnight maintenance work to improve the road surface and maintain road safety on the A11 near Wymondham in Norfolk will start on Monday (17 March).


Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Northbound A12 closed near Mountnessing, Essex for surface repairs

Resurfacing is due to be carried out tomorrow night (Saturday 15 March) on the northbound A12 near Mountnessing in Essex.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Safety scheme starts at Hartley Bends on the A46 at Bath

A scheme to improve the safety of road users on the A46 near Bath will get underway next week, a day later than scheduled on Wednesday, March 19.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Overnight resurfacing work on Eastville Viaduct, M32 Bristol

Road users are advised that essential overnight resurfacing work on Eastville Viaduct on the M32 junction 2 in Bristol will begin on Monday 17 March.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic Bulletin: Southbound M42 re-opened between junctions 11 and 10 following incident

Road users are advised that the southbound M42 has re-opened between J11 and J10 in Warwickshire following a serious incident this morning.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New safety barriers for A628 Salters Brook Bridge

The Highways Agency will begin work to renew barriers on the A628 at Salters Brook Bridge in Sheffield next week, improving safety along this important Pennine route.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Partial M53 roundabout closure for resurfacing

A £90,000 Highways Agency project to resurface parts of the roundabout with the A41 at junction 5 of the M53 near Ellesmere Port will be taking place next week.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March to Sunday 23 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March - Sunday 23 March 2014

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

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic Bulletin: M42 southbound closed between junction 11 and 10 due to incident

Road users are advised that the southbound M42 is closed between J11 and J10 in Warwickshire following a serious incident this morning.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme on track

The £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme in Cambridgeshire is progressing well and the Highways Agency is on track to submit its Development Consent Order application this autumn. Construction work is expected to get underway in late 2016, with the road opening to traffic by the end of the decade.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March to Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New crossing to improve safety on A595 in Egremont

Pedestrians and cyclists in Egremont will soon benefit from a new signal-controlled toucan crossing to help them cross the A595.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Repair work for A1 Ferrybridge to Redhouse, Yorkshire

The Highways Agency will carry out overnight repairs and maintenance work on parts of the A1 through Yorkshire from this weekend.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March – Sunday 23 March

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

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

A64 Brambling Fields slip road closure for safety work

Drivers using the A64 in North Yorkshire are being advised that the eastbound exit slip road at the Brambling Fields junction east of Malton will be closed for a week for maintenance.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: A417 Gloucester closed between A429 and A336


Road users advised that the A417 is closed between the A429, Cowley, and A336 at Air balloon Roundabouthas reopened following three incidents this morning.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Find out more: proposals to transform 32 miles of the M4 between junctions 3 and 12, London/Bucks/Berks Road users, local residents and businesses can find out more next week about proposals to transform the M4 into one of the longest stretches of ‘smart motorway’ in England by 2021.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing on the A404, High Wycombe/Burchett’s Green

Work to resurface sections of the southbound A404 between High Wycombe and Burchett’s Green will begin overnight on Thursday 20 March, resulting in smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Essential maintenance at Stroud Road Brookthorpe Bridge M5 near Gloucester

Essential maintenance work at Stroud Road Brookthorpe Bridge on M5 between Junctions 11a and 12 will require narrow lanes on both carriageways from Monday, March 24.

Date: 12 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Safety scheme starts at Hartley Bends on the A46 at Bath

A scheme to improve the safety of road users on the A46 near Bath will get underway next week.

Date: 12 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing work starts on M6 between junctions 3 and 3a near Coventry

The Highways Agency is to resurface the M6 between junctions 3 and 3a near Corley Services, Coventry, from Monday 17 March.

Date: 12 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: M6 northbound remains closed between junction 6 and 7, Birmingham

The northbound M6 remains closed between junction 6 at Gravelly Hill and junction 7 at Great Barr, Birmingham, following an incident involving an HGV earlier today.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closure of the anti-clockwise M25 at junction 5 in Kent

Road users are advised that the anti-clockwise M25 will be closed at junction 5 tonight (Tuesday 11 March) for surface repairs.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Eastbound M62 (junction 37) closure tonight for vehicle recovery

Drivers in Yorkshire and the Humber are being advised that a section of the eastbound M62 around the end of the motorway at North Cave will close tonight for several hours for recovery of a large crane involved in an accident earlier today (Tuesday 11 March).

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Eastbound M62 closed at Huddersfield in West Yorkshire

Drivers in West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester are being advised to avoid the eastbound M62 around Huddersfield following a serious incident at around 1pm today (Tuesday 11 March) which has resulted in the full and ongoing closure of the carriageway.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic Bulletin: M6 northbound closed between junction 6 and 7 due to incident. Highways Agency advises drivers to seek alternative routes and allow extra time for journeys

The M6 northbound is closed between junction 6 at Gravelly Hill and junction 7 at Great Barr, Birmingham, due to a serious incident.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Driving through the A3 Hindhead tunnel...?

Drivers using the A3 Hindhead tunnel in Surrey are being reminded that the red X symbol above a lane means 'move out, stay out'.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: B5288 (Penrith) closed nightly for M6 bridge repairs

Drivers using the B5288 over the M6 in Cumbria are being advised that it will be totally closed for four nights this week for work to repair the bridge over the motorway.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Nightly B road closure this week for M6 bridge works at Penrith

Drivers using a local B road over the M6 in Cumbria are being advised that it will be totally closed for four nights this week for work to repair the bridge over the motorway.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on the northbound A12 at Hatfield Peverel, Essex

Drivers in Essex are advised that there will be overnight closures of the A12 between Junction 19 and Junction 20B at Hatfield Peverel from tonight (Monday 10 March) for maintenance work.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

M4/M5 smart motorway – Highways Agency wants to hear from road users

Onlive survey available until end of March.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: overnight carriageway closures for resurfacing on the A47 Acle Straight and repairs on the A12 Breydon Bridge in Norfolk

Road users are advised that overnight maintenance work to improve the road surface and maintain road safety on the A47 near Acle in Norfolk will start tonight (Monday 10 March).

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Weekend and overnight carriageway closures for M6 bridge repairs in Lancashire

Work to repair a motorway bridge along the northbound carriageway of the M6 north of Preston will take place later this month.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Lighting maintenance on the A20 near Folkestone, Kent

Lighting maintenance starts on the A20 next Monday (17 March) on the viaduct approaching the Roundhill Tunnel near Folkestone in Kent.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Abnormal loads on the M25, Essex/Kent/Surrey

Road users planning to travel on the M25 and other major roads in Essex, Kent and Surrey on the next two weekends are advised that a large slow moving vehicle carrying a large transformer will be travelling in those areas.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improved journeys on the A259 between Rye and Brenzett

Resurfacing is due to start today (Monday 10 March) to provide drivers with smoother, quieter and safer journeys on the A259 between Rye and Brenzett.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 10 – Sunday 16 March 2014

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

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March 2014 - Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March 2014 - Sunday 16 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March - Sunday 16 March 2014

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

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March – Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

£1m for smoother M60 journeys around Stockport

A £1m overnight resurfacing scheme along the M60 around Stockport in Greater Manchester is underway.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Safety improvements for the A23 in East Sussex

Drivers on the A23 in East Sussex will benefit from safer journeys as a result of lighting maintenance starting on Monday (10 March).

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 10 – Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 7 March but could be subject to change

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March to Sunday 16 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Reduced congestion for the M20 near Maidstone, Kent

Road users on the M20 near Maidstone in Kent will benefit from reduced congestion as work starts next Monday (10 March) to realign the coastbound exit slip road at junction 7 to improve traffic flows.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 10 - Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 4 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Gantry installations on the M25 junctions 25 to 27, in Herts/Essex

Work to install gantries on the M25 between junction 25, Cheshunt and junction 27, Epping will continue this month and through spring as part of the major upgrade of this section of the M25 into a ‘smart motorway’.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight closures of the M1 at Catthorpe, Leicestershire

As part of the M1 Junction 19 Improvement Scheme near Catthorpe, Leicestershire, a series of overnight closures will be necessary during March, as traffic management arrangements - the roadworks - are changed

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Safety improvements on the A46 in Gloucestershire

A £1.5m Highways Agency project to improve safety and access to a major motorway junction in Gloucestershire will get underway this month (31 March 2014).

Date: 6 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Lane closures for overnight central barrier work along M6 in Cumbria

Drivers using the M6 between Shap and Penrith in Cumbria are being advised of lane closures later this month as work gets underway to repair and maintain the central reservation barrier along an eight mile stretch of the motorway.

Date: 6 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

£450,000 repairs for M6 north of Penrith

Two Highways Agency projects to give drivers safer, smoother journeys along the M6 north of Penrith in Cumbria will be taking place this month.

Date: 6 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: westbound A14 closed overnight near Newmarket, Suffolk, for resurfacing

Road users are advised that the westbound A14 will be closed overnight tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow night near Newmarket, Suffolk, for sections of the carriageway to be resurfaced.

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Road surveys on the A31, Dorset

Overnight surveys of the A31 in Dorset to inform future maintenance work will begin on Monday (10 March).

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Safety improvements on M6 in Staffordshire

Work to improve safety for road users on the M6 between junctions 14 and 15 in Staffordshire will start on Monday (10 March).

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

A45/A46 Tollbar End Quarterly Newsletter - March 2014

Issue 1 – March 2014

Type: Publication

Overnight bridge work on M5 to M6 link road near West Bromwich

Overnight work to replace bridge expansion joints on the M5 to M6 link road between West Bromwich and Walsall starts on Monday 10 March for six weeks.

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: Update - work on new safety measures on A120 in Essex to start in mid-March

Road users are advised that work on a scheme to improve safety for drivers on the A120 in the Little Bentley area of Essex will now start in mid-March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Draft regulations published for consultation: variable mandatory speed limits M5 J4a to J6

Draft regulations to introduce variable mandatory speed limits as part of a proposed upgrade of the M5 (junctions 4a to 6) to a smart motorway, have been published today (3 March 2014) for consultation.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight barrier replacement on M69, Warwickshire

Work to replace the safety barrier on the M69 in Warwickshire is due to start on Monday 10 March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Bridge improvement work starts on A38(M) Aston Expressway, Birmingham

The Highways Agency is to carry out bridge improvement work on the A38(M) Aston Expressway, Birmingham, from Monday 17 March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Safety improvement work on M50 near junction 3, Herefordshire

Work to replace the safety barrier alongside the M50 immediately before junction 3 near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, starts on Monday 10 March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 3 – Sunday 9 March 2014

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Lane closures on A11 near Babraham, Cambridgeshire

Road users are advised that lane two of both carriageways of the A11 near Babraham, Cambridgeshire, has been closed for safety reasons while an assessment of existing safety barriers is carried out.

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March - Sunday 9 March 2014

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March 2014 - Sunday 9 March 2014

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March 2014 - Sunday 9 March

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March – Sunday 9 March 2014

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 3 – Sunday 9 March 2014

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 3 - Sunday 9 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 25 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March 2014 – Sunday 9 March 2014

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Drainage improvements on the A33, Kings Worthy

Drainage improvement work will start on the A33 Winchester Bypass on Monday (3 March).

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic Bulletin: Overnight closures for maintenance on A12 Breydon Bridge, Norfolk

Road users are advised that further overnight repair work on the A12 Breydon Bridge in Great Yarmouth will take place over three nights from Monday 3 March.

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Bridge maintenance work over the M27, Southampton

Overnight bridge maintenance work that will maintain safe journeys on the A334 and M27 at junction 7, near to Hedge End in Southampton will start on Monday (3 March).

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March to Sunday 8 March

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March to Sunday 09 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 27 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M1 Tinsley Viaduct safety barrier replacement work

The Highways Agency will shortly be carrying out essential safety improvements on the Tinsley Viaduct upper deck which carries the M1 between junction 34 north and junction 34 south near Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Southbound M6 closed tonight for Thelwall Viaduct works

Drivers using the M6 through Cheshire are being reminded that major maintenance works at Thelwall Viaduct will continue tonight (Friday 28 February) with the closure of the southbound carriageway for installation of traffic management.

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Smoother journeys for drivers on the M2 near Faversham in Kent

Overnight resurfacing work will start on Monday (3 March) on the M2, between junctions 6 and 7, near Faversham resulting in smoother journeys for road users.

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 3 March – Sunday 9 March

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

Date: 28 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Essential bridge maintenance work continues on M5 junctions 10-11 near Gloucester

Road users are advised that essential bridge maintenance work on the M5 between Junctions 10 and 11 will require narrow lanes to be put in place on both carriageways from next Monday, March 3.

Date: 27 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Reminder to local residents using the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing

Residents in Dartford and Thurrock who regularly use the Dartford Crossing are reminded that changes to a discount scheme which will benefit them come into force on Saturday (1 March).

Date: 27 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Work to start on M6 Pleck Loop Bridge, Walsall

Maintenance work on the M6 Pleck Loop Bridge near Walsall is due to start on Tuesday 11 March.

Date: 27 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Northbound M6 closed tonight for Thelwall Viaduct works

Drivers using the M6 through Cheshire are being reminded that major maintenance works at Thelwall Viaduct will begin tonight (Thursday 27 February) with the closure of the northbound carriageway for installation of traffic management.

Date: 27 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Drainage work to reduce flooding on A21 in East Sussex

Drainage work is due to begin on a section of the A21 in East Sussex to help alleviate incidents of flooding and improve safety for road users.

Date: 27 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Updated Traffic Bulletin: A12 Breydon Bridge, Norfolk, closed for a second night for maintenance

Road users are advised that a further night of improvement work on the A12 Breydon Bridge in Great Yarmouth is now planned for tonight, Wednesday 26 February.

Date: 26 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

A303 near Chard to close over weekend for essential drainage improvements

Road users will benefit from improved drainage on the A303 near Chard as a result of work starting on Friday (28 February).

Date: 26 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Motorists in Birmingham advised of major bike event this Sunday

Motorists using the A38 including the Aston Expressway in Birmingham this Sunday (2 March) are being advised by the Highways Agency of possible delays, due to a charity event.

Date: 26 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

A3, Guildford railway bridge improvement reaches final phase

Overnight work to strengthen the verge next to the A3 over the Deerbarn railway bridge in Guildford, will begin on Sunday 2 March, maintaining safety for all road users.

Date: 26 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improved road surface on A50 and slip roads near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Overnight work to improve the road surface on two slip roads on the A50 near Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, starts on Friday 7 March.

Date: 26 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: overnight closures as work starts on new safety measures on A120 in Essex

Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures on the A120 in the Little Bentley area of Essex as a scheme to improve safety for drivers is set to start on 3 March 2014.

Date: 26 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Final overnight closures planned on M6 smart motorway project during spring

The Highways Agency is advising motorists of a series of planned overnight closures on the M6 in Birmingham so technology can be installed and new road surfaces laid.

Date: 26 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: A14 near Stowmarket, Suffolk – all lanes open ahead of peak period

Road users are advised that following a serious incident yesterday afternoon (24 February) all lanes have been reopened on the A14 near Stowmarket, Suffolk, ahead of this evening’s peak period.

Date: 25 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Weekend closures of the A259 near Guestling Thorn, East Sussex

Road users are reminded that the A259 will be closed between Hastings and Rye in East Sussex for the next two weekends and for four nights next week.

Date: 25 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Work to start on M62 junction 30 to 32 technology improvements

The Highway Agency will begin work on major technology improvements along the M62 between junction 30 (Rothwell) and junction 32 (Castleford) in West Yorkshire, next week.

Date: 25 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures for resurfacing on the A14 in Cambridgeshire

Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures at several locations on the A14 in Cambridgeshire from tonight (Tuesday 25 February) to allow resurfacing work to take place.

Date: 25 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: A14 near Stowmarket, Suffolk - single lane closures in place following incident

Road users are advised that one lane in both directions is closed to traffic on the A14 near Stowmarket, Suffolk, after yesterday afternoon's (24 February 2014) incident.

Date: 25 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic Bulletin: A12 Breydon Bridge, Norfolk, closed overnight for maintenance

Road users are advised that overnight improvement work on the A12 Breydon Bridge in Great Yarmouth will take place on Tuesday 25 February.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

£250,000 lighting upgrade for A595 around Whitehaven

A £250,000 Highways Agency project to upgrade street lighting along the A595 south of Whitehaven in Cumbria will get underway next week.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Safety barrier upgrade at the Dartford River Crossing

Overnight work to upgrade the safety barrier on the northbound A282 at the Dartford River Crossing is due to begin on Sunday (2 March).

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

New central reservation barriers for M18 Wadworth Viaduct

The Highways Agency will begin preparatory work from today (24 February) to replace the central reservation barrier on the M18 Wadworth Viaduct in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Westbound A66 overnight closures At Brough

Work has begun today (Monday 24 February) on a £300,000 project to resurface parts of the A66 dual carriageway around Brough in Cumbria.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

£300,000 resurfacing work for A66 at Brough

Work has begun today on a £300,000 project to resurface parts of the A66 dual carriageway around Brough in Cumbria

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

New A590 roundabout opens at Greenodd

The new £2.7 million roundabout along the A590 at Greenodd in Cumbria has been completed and is now open to drivers.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February 2013 – Sunday 2 March 2014

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

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Overnight carriageway closures at start of Thelwall Viaduct repairs

Drivers using the M6 through Cheshire are being reminded that major maintenance works at Thelwall Viaduct will begin at the end of this week with overnight carriageway closures to install traffic management.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Safety improvement work on the M6 in Staffordshire

The Highways Agency is to carry out safety improvement work on the M6 near Stoke from Monday 10 March.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

A66 dual carriageway resurfacing at counties border

A £472,000 Highways Agency project to resurface a mile long section of the eastbound A66 around North Stainmore in Cumbria will be taking place next month.

Date: 24 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February 2014 - Sunday 2 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 February 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February – Sunday 02 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 February 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February 2014 - Sunday 2 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Clockwise M25 fully reopened junctions 3-4, Kent

Road users are advised that the clockwise M25 has fully reopened between junctions 3 and 4, near Swanley, Kent, following an earlier lorry fire.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: overnight closures on sections of the A3, Surrey/Hampshire Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures on the A3 this weekend and next week so that improvement and maintenance work can be carried out.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February – Sunday 2 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 18 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Traffic bulletin: A120 Galleys Corner Roundabout near Braintree - updated

Road users are advised that the Cressing Road junction at the A120 Galleys Corner roundabout will be closed overnight tomorrow Saturday (22 February) and Sunday (23 February) as part of the ongoing roundabout improvement scheme.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 24 – Sunday 2 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 21 February but could be subject to cha

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February – Sunday 2 March

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

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February to Sunday 2 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Southbound A34 in Oxfordshire reopened following incident

Road users are advised that the southbound A34 has reopened between the A415 and A4130 in Oxfordshire following a serious incident in the early hours of this morning.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic Bulletin: Southbound A34 in Oxfordshire remains closed following incident

Road users are advised that the southbound A34 remains closed between the A415 and A4130 in Oxfordshire following a serious incident in the early hours of this morning.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February - Sunday 2 March 2014

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

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Lane closures on clockwise M25 after lorry fire near Swanley, Kent

Road users are advised that following an earlier lorry fire two lanes are now open on the clockwise M25 between junctions 3 and 4 in Kent.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 24 February to Sunday 02 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother and safer journeys on the A21, Kent

Overnight work to resurface and improve road markings on the A21 near Tunbridge Wells in Kent will begin on Monday (24 February).

Date: 20 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Maintenance along the A27, Lancing

Overnight maintenance work will begin tonight (Thursday 20 February) on the A27 near Lancing, resulting in an improved road surface and better lighting for drivers.

Date: 20 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight survey work on Abbotts Ann Bridge, Andover, Hampshire

Survey work will be carried out on Abbotts Ann Bridge, which carries traffic to and from the A343 and A303 near Andover, Hampshire, overnight for two nights next week.

Date: 20 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: A12/Denmark Road, Lowestoft reopened

Road users are advised that a section of road near the A12 Station Square in Lowestoft, Suffolk, which had been closed after a hole opened up under the carriageway, reopened to traffic this morning.

Date: 20 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Vegetation and tree clearance at Lindisfarne roundabout

The Highways Agency will be clearing trees and carrying out vegetation work on the A19/A194 Lindisfarne roundabout in Jarrow, South Tyneside next week.

Date: 20 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Weekend testing on the M6 near Birmingham ahead of smart motorway opening

The Highways Agency is to carry out tests on a section of smart motorway in Birmingham which is scheduled to become operational by the beginning of March.

Date: 20 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

A12 Station Square/Denmark Road, Lowestoft update

Road users are advised that a section of road adjoining the A12 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, remains closed this evening as work continues to investigate and repair a hole which opened up under the carriageway.

Date: 19 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: northbound lane closed on the A21, Kent

Road users are advised that a section of the northbound carriageway of the A21 near Lamberhurst in Kent is closed following a landslip underneath part of the road.

Date: 19 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Two lanes of the M5 between Junction 13 and 12 will be closed tonight for emergency repairs

Road users are advised that two lanes of the M5 northbound between Junction 13 and junctions 12, and the exit slip road at junction 12 will be closed from 8pm tonight for emergency repairs following an earlier incident.

Date: 19 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: A12 closed near Lowestoft for safety investigations and repair

Road users are advised that a section of the A12 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, will be closed from 8pm tonight for safety investigations and repair work to be carried out after a shallow hole opened up alongside the northbound carriageway.

Date: 18 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Bridge maintenance starts on M3 between junctions 4a and 5 in Hampshire

A six month scheme to refurbish three bridges to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the M3 between Fleet and Hook in Hampshire got underway yesterday (Monday 17 February).

Date: 18 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Smoother, safer journeys for drivers in £570,000 overnight A585 works

Work to tackle wear and tear along sections of the A585 in Lancashire will be taking place next month with overnight carriageway closures.

Date: 18 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M2 hole: repairs tonight and tomorrow night, Kent

Work to repair the hole that appeared last week on the M2 near Lydgate in Kent will be complete by Thursday.

Date: 18 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Road users advised of closures on A5 near Tamworth

Bridge work will be carried out on the A5 Tame Viaduct near Tamworth from Monday 3 March.

Date: 18 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February 2014 - Sunday 23 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 February 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February – Sunday 23 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 February 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February 2014 - Sunday 23 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improved A590 drainage in Highways Agency projects

Drivers using the A590 around Levens and Dalton-in-Furness in Cumbria are to benefit from safer and more reliable journeys thanks to two Highways Agency projects to improve drainage.

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Southbound M61 near Bolton partially re-opens after collision

Drivers in Greater Manchester are being advised that the southbound carriageway of the M61 near Bolton has now partially re-opened following its closure this morning (Monday 17 February).after a serious road traffic collision.

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Southbound M61 closed near Bolton

Drivers in Greater Manchester are being advised that the southbound carriageway of the M61 near Bolton is totally closed following a serious road traffic collision earlier today (Monday 17 February).

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: M5 southbound near Gloucester closed overnight tonight for bridge works

Road users are advised that the southbound M5 between Junction 11a and junction 12 will be closed tonight (Monday, February 17) while two new bridge beams are put in place.

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 17 – Sunday 23 February 2014

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

Date: 17 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised to take extra care when travelling in Kent

Road users in Kent are urged to check their routes before setting out today following a number of incidents across the county today.

Date: 15 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Queen Elizabeth II bridge and A249 Sheppey Crossing to close tonight in Kent

Road users are advised that the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing and the A249 Sheppey Crossing will close tonight due to high winds.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised to take extra care when travelling in Dorset, Wiltshire and Devon

Road users in Wiltshire, Dorset and Devon are urged to check their routes before setting out today and tomorrow following a number of incidents as a result of severe weather.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February 2013 – Sunday 23 February 2014

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

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic Bulletin: Smart motorway technology temporarily non operational on M62

The Highways Agency is advising drivers that due to power outages in the area, the smart motorway technology on the M62 in West Yorkshire, between junction 25 and 30, will not be operational this evening.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 17 – Sunday 23 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 14 February but could be subject to cha

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Orwell Bridge in Suffolk to close tonight due to high winds

The Highways Agency is advising road users in the east of England that a bridge in Suffolk will be closed tonight for safety reasons due to high winds, with forecasted winds expected to exceed 60mph.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February - Sunday 23 February 2014

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

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February to Sunday 23 February

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February to Sunday 23 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Thelwall Viaduct work announced

A £2.5m project to replace the bridge joints along Thelwall Viaduct along the M6 in Cheshire was announced by the Highways Agency today.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Thelwall Viaduct contraflow notice for M6 drivers

Thousands of drivers using the M6 through Cheshire are being advised to prepare for essential maintenance along Thelwall Viaduct.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

On-going improvements to A14 Kettering bypass require week of night closures

The Highways Agency has announced five days of overnight closures as part of its £42million scheme to improve safety and relieve congestion on the A14 Kettering bypass, Northamptonshire.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 17 February – Sunday 23 February

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

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Drivers advised to be cautious as gales to hit southern England

The Highways Agency is urging road users in the south of England to take care as heavy rain and strong winds are forecast today and into Saturday.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Traffic bulletin: M2 hole - another lane reopen

Two lanes are open to traffic in both directions on the M2 between junction 5 (A249) and junction 6 (Faversham) in Kent after a further lane was reopened this morning.

Date: 14 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Safer journeys for drivers on the A1, Cambridgeshire

Work on a scheme to improve safety and make journeys more reliable along the A1 in Cambridgeshire is due to start later this month.

Date: 13 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on A14 near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk


Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures on the A14 near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, from Monday 17 February to repair sections of the road surface and replace bridge joints, to improve journeys for road users.

Date: 13 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

M3 motorway upgrade - consultation on speed limit

The Highways Agency is today (13 February 2014) launching a consultation on the speed limit on part of a £174m capacity-boosting upgrade to the M3 in Surrey.

Date: 13 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

M6 hard shoulder trials mark the countdown to scheme completion

The Highways Agency will be testing the newly-installed smart motorway systems on the hard shoulder of the M6 between J6 and J8 from Sunday 16 February. This marks the final stage before this section of the scheme fully opens as the scheme nears completion

Date: 13 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Lanes reopen on the M2 between junctions 5 and 6

Two lanes are open to traffic on the Londonbound and one lane on the coastbound M2 between junction 5 (A249) and junction 6 (Faversham) in Kent.

Date: 13 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Possible rush hour closure of southbound M6 from junction 33

Drivers in Lancashire are being advised that the southbound carriageway of the M6 between junction 33 at Galgate and junction 32 at Broughton is closed and is likely to remain so for several hours overnight - possibly beyond the morning's peak travel period.

Date: 13 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: M60 Barton Bridge and southbound Thelwall Viaduct re-open after gales

The M60 Barton Bridge in Greater Manchester and the southbound M6 Thelwall Viaduct in Cheshire have re-opened under speed restrictions following today's gales.

Date: 13 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: M60 Barton Bridge now closed after incident in gales

Drivers in Greater Manchester and Cheshire are being advised to avoid key sections of the local motorway network this evening after incidents during today's storms.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Traffic Bulletin: High winds close Yorkshire and North East routes to high sided vehicles

The Highways Agency is advising road users in Yorkshire, Humber and the North East that a number of routes are currently closed to high sided vehicles this evening for safety reasons due to high winds.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Orwell Bridge reopens

Road users are advised that a Suffolk bridge, which was closed earlier today due to high winds, has reopened.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: M2 Kent update

Road users are advised that a section of the M2 in Kent remains closed in both directions as work continues to assess and repair a large hole which opened up between junction 5 for Sittingbourne and junction 6 for Faversham.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: M6 closed in Cheshire as gales affect Thelwall Viaduct

Drivers in Cheshire are being advised that the M6 is totally closed in both directions between junction 19 at Knutsford and junction 21a at Croft Interchange.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised that A38 closed in both directions A374 and A388

Road users are advised that the A38 is closed in both directions between the A374 near Liskeared and the A388 while police carry out an investigation into an earlier serious incident involving a car and a HGV.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Orwell Bridge in Suffolk to close this afternoon due to high winds


The Highways Agency is advising road users in the east of England that a bridge in Suffolk will be closed this afternoon for safety reasons due to high winds.


Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Drivers advised to take care as more wind and rain forecast across England today

The Highways Agency is urging road users to take care, particularly in the North East, North West and South West of the country, as heavy rain and strong winds are forecast from Wednesday afternoon until midnight.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Traffic bulletin: M2 Kent remains closed between junctions 5 and 6

A section of the M2 in Kent remains closed between J5 and J6 in both directions this morning (Wednesday) for safety reasons as work continues to investigate what caused a hole to open up in the central reservation yesterday.

Date: 12 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

UPDATE: M2 closed junctions 5-6, Sittingbourne, Kent

Update: the hole on the M2, in the central reservation between junctions 5 and 6, near Lynsted is approximately 15 feet in depth, not 50 feet (15 metres) as previously stated.

Our engineers are on site carrying out an investigation and this includes the cause of the hole.

Date: 11 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

M2 closed junctions 5-6, Sittingbourne, Kent

Road users are advised that the M2 is currently closed in both directions near Sittingbourne in Kent for urgent safety investigations and repairs after a large hole opened up in the central reservation.

Date: 11 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

M1 Tinsley Viaduct joint work

The Highways Agency will shortly begin maintenance work on Tinsley Viaduct, which carries the M1 motorway over the A631 and the viaduct’s central service road in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Date: 11 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

M62 junction 22 to 23 resurfacing work

The Highways Agency will begin work to resurface stretches of the M62 between junction 22 (Rishworth Moor) and junction 23 (Outlane) from 17 February.

Date: 11 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

National recognition for classroom ice experiments

Enterprising school children have teamed up with the Highways Agency to learn about the science behind treating roads in wintry weather.

Date: 11 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Engineers drill deep ahead of M6 upgrade at Orrell

Engineers will begin work to drill holes up to 30 metres into the ground by the M6 at Orrell from Monday 17 February ahead of a major project to reduce congestion and improve safety at the junction.

Date: 11 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised of heavy rain and high winds

The Highways Agency is advising road users in the South West to be cautious as strong winds and heavy rain are forecast from noon on Wednesday until midnight.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Improved journeys on the A21 in East Sussex

Road users are set to benefit from improved journeys along the A21 in East Sussex with a package of overnight work starting tonight (10 February).

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

M25 smart motorway improvement reaches next phase, Herts/Essex

A major improvement scheme to add vital extra capacity to the M25 between junctions 23 and 27, on the Hertfordshire and Essex border, has reached another milestone.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight maintenance work on A12 Bascule Bridge

Road users are advised that the A12 Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft will be closed for two nights from Monday 10 February for maintainance work on the bridge lifting mechanism.


Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing overnight bridge maintenance scheme enters final phase

The final phase of a scheme to maintain safety on the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing will start on Saturday 15 February.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February 2014 - Sunday 16 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 February 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February – Sunday 16 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 February 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improvement scheme at A5 Wall Islands in Lichfield

Two roundabouts on the A5 at Wall Islands in Lichfield are to be improved, thanks to a Highways Agency scheme.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February 2013 – Sunday 16 February 2014

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

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February 2014 - Sunday 16 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: New start date for work on A446 near Coleshill, Birmingham

Work to re-waterproof the A446 Brackenlands Bridge at Coleshill, Birmingham, will now start on Thursday 20 February, a week later than planned.

Date: 10 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M25 J16-J17 lanes now fully open

Work to restore all running lanes on the M25 J16-J17 after severe weather and flooding has been successful. All available lanes are now open for traffic to use.

Date: 9 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Updated advice for drivers in wet and windy conditions

The Highways Agency and its contractors have been working hard today with the Met Office and other partners to monitor weather conditions and keep motorways and major trunk roads running safely in the South East.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Embankment improvement work on the M27, Hampshire

Embankment improvement work will be taking place under the M27 at the River Meon bridge near Fareham in Hampshire this weekend to maintain safe journeys for drivers.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February - Sunday 16 February 2014

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

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February to Sunday 16 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 6 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 10 – Sunday 16 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 7 February but could be subject to chan

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M62 junction 30 to 32 technology improvements to benefit drivers

The Highway Agency is to start carrying out major technology improvements along the M62 between junction 30 (Rothwell) and junction 32 (Castleford) in West Yorkshire, in March.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 10 – Sunday 16 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 6 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Highways Agency gives advice for drivers in wet and windy conditions

The Highways Agency is advising road users to drive with extra care in the current wet conditions and prepare for travel disruption from early on Saturday (8 February), in the light of the severe weather which has been forecast across the south east of England.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised of heavy rain and strong winds in the South West

The Highways Agency is advising road users in the South West to be cautious as strong winds and heavy rain are forecast from this afternoon and into Saturday.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February – Sunday 16 February

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

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Drainage and resurfacing of the A259 near Guestling Thorn, East Sussex

A six week scheme to keep journeys safe and reliable on the A259 near Guestling Thorn will start on Monday 17 February.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 10 February to Sunday 16 February

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Former hotel to be demolished to make way for A45/A46 Tollbar End upgrade near Coventry

The former Coventry Island Hotel is to be demolished as part of The Highways Agency’s work to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction.

Date: 7 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Improvements starting next week at A11/A47 Thickthorn roundabout at Cringleford, near Norwich

Road users will benefit from resurfacing work starting on Monday (10 February) next week at the Thickthorn roundabout, where the A11 and A47 meet, south-west of Norwich.

Date: 6 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Improvement work for M62 j33 roundabout, West Yorkshire

The Highways Agency is due to begin improvement work to junction 33 of the M62 from next week (10 February 2014).

Date: 6 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Smoother journeys on the M2 and M20 in Kent

Sections of two motorways in Kent are to be resurfaced to make journeys smoother and more reliable for road users.

Date: 6 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Safer journeys for cyclists and pedestrians on the A30, Ashford (Surrey)

Pedestrians and cyclists will benefit from a safety improvement scheme starting next week (Monday 10 February) along the A30 in Ashford, Surrey.

Date: 6 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight lane closures for M6 bridge repairs at Carlisle

Routine overnight repair work along an M6 motorway bridge across the River Eden near Carlisle in Cumbria will take place later this month.

Date: 6 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M66 road markings and studs scheme near completion

Large sections of the northern half of the M66 in Greater Manchester are benefiting from new road markings and roads studs in a £110,000 Highways Agency project due to be completed next month.

Date: 6 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Weekend closure for drainage work at A303 Newcott

Road users are advised that the A303 at Newcott in Devon will be closed this weekend in order for the Highways Agency to carry out essential drainage repairs.

Date: 5 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic Bulletin: Overnight – A47 Cucumber roundabout to Blofield, Norfolk

Road users are advised there will be an overnight closure on the eastbound A47, between the Cucumber roundabout and Blofield, for maintenance from 8pm to 6am tonight, Wednesday 5 February and tomorrow night.

Date: 5 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Smoother journeys on the A23 near Warninglid, West Sussex

Road users are set to benefit from smoother journeys on the A23 south of Warninglid in West Sussex as resurfacing starts next Monday (10 February).

Date: 5 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Highways Agency urges road users to help reduce litter on England’s roads

The Highways Agency is launching its first litter strategy, setting out how, with the support of road users, it will reduce litter on England’s motorway and trunk road network.

Date: 5 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Road users advised of high winds in the South East

The Highways Agency is advising road users to be cautious as strong winds are forecast across the South East tomorrow.

Date: 4 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improved safety on the M25/M1/A405, Hertfordshire

Drivers on the M25, M1 and A405 near Bricket Wood in Hertfordshire, will benefit from safety improvements following the completion of work that starts next Tuesday (11 February).

Date: 4 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improvement work at M42 junction 10 near Tamworth

A scheme aimed at reducing congestion and improving safety at junction 10 of the M42 gets underway next week.

Date: 4 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised of heavy rain and high winds in the South West

The Highways Agency is advising road users to be cautious as strong winds and heavy rain are forecast across the South West this afternoon and this evening.

Date: 4 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 3 February 2014 - Sunday 9 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 31 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 3 February 2014 - Sunday 9 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 31 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 03 February – Sunday 09 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 31 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Road users advised of overnight closures on M5 junction 1 to 2, Oldbury Viaduct, West Bromwich

The Highways Agency will be resurfacing the carriageway and renewing bridge expansion joints on the M5 Oldbury Viaduct, between junctions 1 to 2, near West Bromwich from Monday 10 February for two weeks.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closures of M6 near Rugby

Overnight work to install new solar road studs on the M6 between junction 1 and junction 2 near Rugby starts on Monday 17 February.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Bridge work starts on M6 at Gravelly Hill, Birmingham

The Highways Agency is to carry out bridge repair work on the M6 near junction 6 at Gravelly Hill, Birmingham, from Monday 10 February.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of slip road closures on A446 near Coleshill, Birmingham

Work to re-waterproof the A446 Brackenlands Bridge at Coleshill, Birmingham, is due to start on Thursday 13 February.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closures for bridge work on A38 near Eggington, Derbyshire

The Highways Agency is to carry out bridge repairs on the A38 at Eggington, Derbyshire, from Monday 17 February.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Improved road surface on M6 junction 10 to 10a near Walsall

Road users are advised of a series of overnight closures on the M6 between junction 10 at Walsalland junction 11 at Cheslyn Hay from Monday 10 February.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of closures on A49 at Wistanstow, Shropshire

The Highways Agency is to carry out geotechnical work on the A49 near Wistanstow, Shropshire, from Monday 10 February.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing work to start on A49 near Kimbolton, Herefordshire

The Highways Agency is to carry out resurfacing and road marking work on the A49 between Kimbolton and Ashton, Herefordshire, from Monday 17 February.

Date: 3 February 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Hindhead Tunnel closures cancelled, Surrey

Road users are advised that the planned full closure of the A3 Hindhead Tunnel in Surrey for tonight (Friday 31 January) and tomorrow night (Saturday 1 February) has been cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 3 – Sunday 9 February 2014

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

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Overnight resurfacing work on the A36 in Wiltshire

Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the A36 between Cotley Hill and Fisherton is due to start next week.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised of surface water on A30 and A38 in Devon and Cornwall.

Road users are advised to be aware of patches of surface water on the A30 and A38 in Devon and Cornwall following heavy rainfall earlier today.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on the A12 near Colchester for embankment maintenance

Road users are advised there will be overnight closures on the northbound A12 between junctions 27 and 29 near Colchester from 8pm tonight (Friday 31 January) to 6am Sunday 2 February for essential embankment maintenance.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 3 – Sunday 9 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 31 January but could be subject to chan

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 3 February 2013 – Sunday 9 February 2014

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

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Delays on M6 northbound in Birmingham due to multi-vehicle collision

Motorists are being advised of delays on the M6 northbound at the junction 7 interchange with the M5, due to a multi-vehicle road traffic accident.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 3 February to Sunday 9 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 31 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 3 - Sunday 9 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 3 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 1 February to Sunday 9 February

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 31January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Traffic bulletin: M6 to be closed southbound tonight near Stoke-on-Trent

Drivers are advised the M6 will be closed tonight between junction 16 and 15 to allow cranes to remove three lorries from the embankment after an incident earlier today.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Drivers advised of potential delays on the M42 as International Spring Fair begins at the NEC

Drivers are advised to allow extra time for their journeys on the M42 near Birmingham with the start of the International Spring Fair this Sunday at the NEC.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 3 February – Sunday 9 February

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

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 3 February - Sunday 9 February 2014 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements overthe coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 31 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: northbound M1 reopens junctions 5 to 6 near Watford, Hertfordshire

Road users are advised that the northbound M1 has reopened following a serious incident between junction 5 and junction 6 near Watford, Hertfordshire.

Date: 30 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A66 slip roads work near Keswick

Drivers using the A66 around Keswick in Cumbria are being advised that overnight resurfacing over the next few weeks will close slip roads at the interchange with the A591.

Date: 30 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Smoother journeys for M6 drivers in £590,000 project

A three mile section of the northbound M6 around Burton-in-Kendal in Cumbria is to benefit from resurfacing in a £590,000 Highways Agency project starting on Tuesday (4 February).

Date: 30 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight resurfacing work for M6 at Lancaster

A £600,000 Highways Agency project to resurface sections of the M6 around junction 34 at Lancaster will get underway next month.

Date: 30 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Work on new safety measures starts on A120 in Essex

A scheme to improve safety for drivers travelling on the A120 in the Little Bentley area of Essex will start in early March 2014.

Date: 30 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: northbound M1 remains closed junctions 5 to 6 near Watford, Hertfordshire

Road users are advised that the northbound M1 remains closed following a serious incident between junction 5 and junction 6 near Watford, Hertfordshire.

Date: 30 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Overnight strengthening work on the M4 elevated section, Brentford

A new phase of work to strengthen the M4 elevated section in Brentford, west of London will start next week (Thursday 6 February) ensuring journeys remain safe and reliable.

Date: 30 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Smoother and safer journeys on the M23 in West Sussex

Drivers will benefit from an improved surface on the M23 in West Sussex with work starting on Monday (3 February).

Date: 29 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A160 / A180 Port of Immingham improvements take a step forward

Public can submit comments on plans to the Planning Inspectorate

Date: 29 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

£1.5m safety boost for M180 at Scunthorpe

Work to improve the central reservation barrier on the M180 west of Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire will get underway on Friday night (31 January).

Date: 29 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: A120 closed overnight, Marks Tey, Essex

Road users are reminded that the A120 at Marks Tey, Essex, will be closed overnight tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow for improvement work to take place.

Date: 28 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: M5 southbound near Gloucester closed overnight tomorrow for bridge works

Road users are advised that the southbound M5 between Junction 11a and junction 12 will be closed overnight tomorrow night (Wednesday, January 29) while two 27 metre long bridge beams are removed.

Date: 28 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: delays expected on the A38(M), Birmingham

Road users are advised to expect delays on the A38(M) this morning due to a technical fault with the signs and signals on the road.

Date: 28 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Westbound A47, Bretton, Peterborough, closed overnight for resurfacing

Road users are reminded that the westbound A47 at Bretton, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, will be closed overnight tonight (Monday 27 January) while resurfacing work takes place.

Date: 27 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

A23 major improvement reaches another milestone

A major scheme to improve journeys on the A23 between London and Brighton takes another leap forward this week.

Date: 27 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Bridge maintenance starts on A2 near Darenth in Kent

A three month scheme to maintain safe and reliable journeys for drivers travelling on the on the A2 near Darenth in Kent starts tonight (Monday 27 January).

Date: 27 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 27 January – Sunday 2 February 2014

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

Date: 27 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Improvement work at the A14/M11 Girton Interchange

Road users are advised that there will be 24-hour narrow lanes in place on the eastbound A14/A1307 (Huntingdon Road) at the Girton Interchange (junction 31) from Monday 27 January for up to two and a half months to allow work to strengthen the embankment to take place.

Date: 27 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January 2014 - Sunday 2 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 24 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January – Sunday 02 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 24 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January 2014 - Sunday 2 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 24 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January – Sunday 2 February

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

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January 2013 – Sunday 2 February 2014

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

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 27 – Sunday 2 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 January but could be subject to chan

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January - Sunday 2 February 2014

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

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Improved road surface on the A27, Chichester

Drivers on the A27 around Chichester, West Sussex, will benefit from smoother journeys following work to resurface the road in both directions which starts on Wednesday (29 January).

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures and day time narrow lanes on the A14 at Higham for bridge maintenance

Road users are advised there will be overnight closures in both directions on the A14 at Higham (junction 40) from 8pm on Monday 27 January to 6am Thursday 30 January to set up traffic management ahead of two-months of bridge maintenance work.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight maintenance work on A12 Bascule Bridge

Road users are advised that the A12 Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft will be closed for one night on Monday 27 January to allow electrical inspection works to take place.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January - Sunday 2 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight resurfacing work on A47 Kings Lynn bypass

Roads users are advised that part of the Kings Lynn bypass will be closed overnight tonight (Friday 24 January) to allow resurfacing work to take place.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January to Sunday 2 February

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 24 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Traffic bulletin: A12 north closed overnight for resurfacing

Road users are advised that the northbound A12 will be closed overnight tonight (Friday 24 Jan) near Rackhams Corner, Hopton, Norfolk, for resurfacing work to be carried out.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 27 January to Sunday 2 February 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 24 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 24 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Westbound A120, Queensborough Bridge, Essex, closed overnight for maintenance

Road users are reminded that a section of the westbound A120 will be closed overnight tonight (Thursday 23 January) for carriageway repairs to the Queensborough Bridge, near Great Notley, Essex, to be carried out safely.

Date: 23 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Northbound M1 near Aston in South Yorkshire re-opens after incident

Drivers using the M1 in South Yorkshire are being advised that the northbound carriageway around junction 31 at Aston, south east of Sheffield has now fully re-opened following a collision involving several lorries earlier today (Thursday 23 January 2014).

Date: 23 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Northbound M1 closed at Aston, South Yorkshire

Drivers using the M1 in south Yorkshire are being advised that the northbound carriageway around junction 31 at Aston, south east of Sheffield, is likely to be closed for several hours following a collision involving several lorries earlier today (Thursday 23 January 2014).

Date: 23 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Businesses open as usual during weekend diversion for Greenodd roundabout

It will be business as usual in Greenodd next weekend, when a short section of the A5092 and the new roundabout will be closed for resurfacing from 6.00am Saturday 1 February until 6.00am Monday 3 February.

Date: 22 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures on the M5 in Quinton, Birmingham for bridge repair work

The Highways Agency is advising road users that a section of the M5 in Birmingham will be closed overnight for one week so bridge joints can be repaired.

Date: 22 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: M1 junction 26 now fully reopened after recovery of crane

A 60 tonne crane that was blocking lane 1 of the M1 northbound exit sliproad at junction 26 has now been fully recovered.

Date: 22 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

£175,000 wear and tear repairs for M65 around Accrington

A week-long overnight project to tackle wear and tear along a section of the M65 in Lancashire will get underway next month (February).

Date: 21 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: A120, Wix, Essex, closed overnight for improvement work

Road users are advised that overnight work to improve the surface of the A120 at Wix will take place this week.

Date: 21 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Full and part closures tonight at M1 junction 26 to enable recovery of crane A 60 tonne crane blocking lane one of the M1 northbound exit slip road at junction 26 will be recovered at 8pm tonight.

Date: 21 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Drainage work to start on M54 junction 6 near Telford, Shropshire

The Highways Agency is to carry out drainage improvement work on the M54 at junction 6 near Telford, Shropshire, from Monday 3 February.

Date: 21 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Public inquiry for A1 Leeming to Barton local road improvements

A public inquiry to consider objections to a proposed local access road between Scotch Corner and Barton – as part of a major scheme to widen and upgrade part of the A1 in North Yorkshire to a motorway – opens on Tuesday 4 February 2014 at 10am.

Date: 21 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: One Lane of M1 J26 exit slip near Nottingham closed

Road users are advised that one lane of the exit slip road leaving the M1 at J26 has been closed following an incident last night involving a 60 tonne crane.

Date: 21 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Traffic bulletin: overnight closure of the B1106 at Elveden as part of the A11 dualling scheme

HA-E-MP-001/14 January 2014

Road users are advised that there will be an overnight closure of the B1106 at Elveden, Suffolk on Wednesday 22 January. This is part of the A11 Fiveways to Thetford dualling and improvement scheme.

Date: 20 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 20 – Sunday 26 January 2014

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

Date: 20 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

New traffic signals for A1M junction 36

The Highways Agency will begin work next week to install traffic signals on the A1M at junction 36, improving reliability and reducing congestion for drivers in South Yorkshire.

Date: 20 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

New concrete central reservation barrier for M1 junction 35a to 36

Work to improve the central reservation barrier on the M1 near Sheffield, South Yorkshire will begin next week.

Date: 20 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Technology upgrade on M23 junction 9 roundabout near Gatwick, West Sussex

Traffic signals will be upgraded to improve traffic flows around the M23 junction 9 roundabout near Gatwick, West Sussex.

Date: 20 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A63 Castle Street improvements, Hull – design options published for Princes Quay footbridge

Design options for an ‘iconic’ footbridge over the A63 at Princes Quay in Hull, as part of the proposed Castle Street improvement scheme, have been made public today (20 January 2014).

Date: 20 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January 2014 - Sunday 26 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January – Sunday 26 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January 2014 - Sunday 26 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January – Sunday 26 January

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

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 20 – Sunday 26 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 17 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January 2013 – Sunday 26 January 2014

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

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January to Sunday 26 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January to Sunday 26 January

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Safer smoother journeys for drivers on M621

The Highways Agency will be carrying out £1.1 million of maintenance work along the M621 near Leeds, starting next week.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 20 January - Sunday 26 January 2014

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

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: A23 reopened in both directions, West Sussex

Road users are advised that the A23 has now reopened in both directions between Handcross and Warninglid following heavy rain overnight which led to flooding.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Weekend lane and slip road closures for M6 resurfacing works

A £250,000 Highways Agency project to repair and resurface sections of the northbound M6 around junction 36 at Millness in Cumbria will get underway next month.

Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic Bulletin: A23 closed in both directions due to flooding

Drivers are advised the A23 is currently closed in both directions due to flooding at Handcross Hill.


Date: 17 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Resurfacing work to take place on A46 between Newark and Lincoln

The Highways Agency is to carry out urgent resurfacing on the A46 between Newark and Lincoln from Monday 20 January.

Date: 16 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

A453 widening gives economic boost to the East Midlands Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin today visited the A453 widening project in the East Midlands to see how the scheme is progressing and find out more about the local jobs it is generating.

Date: 16 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Highways Agency 2013 Post Opening Project Evaluation report published

Between 2002 and 2012 over £3.5 billion was invested on substantial capital investment projects to improve the strategic road network.

Date: 16 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

A303, Wiltshire, partially reopened eastbound between A36 and A360 following flooding

Road users are advised that one lane remains open in each direction on part of the A303 in Wiltshire as a result of flooding. However ongoing flooding on the eastbound carriageway of the road between the A36 near Deptford and the A360 near Stonehenge could require lane closures for up to two weeks as more wet weather is forecast.

Date: 16 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Overnight and weekend single lane closures on A590 near Greenodd

A short section of the A590 near Greenodd will have single lane closures tonight and tomorrow night.

Date: 16 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Improved journeys on the A21, Kent

Overnight resurfacing work on the A21, between Lamberhurst and Flimwell, starting on Monday (20 January) will lead to smoother and safer journeys for road users in Kent.

Date: 16 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Daytime lane closure for M55 reconstruction work from Monday

A section of the westbound M55 between Lower Bartle and Broughton in Lancashire will be reduced to two lanes next week as work gets underway to reconstruct the carriageway.

Date: 16 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: overnight lane closures of the A2 near Brenley Corner and Lydden in Kent

Road users are advised that lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A2 overnight for two nights from Friday (17 January) for resurfacing in Kent.

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing work on the A12 in Essex

Overnight work to improve journeys on the northbound A12 near Colchester, Essex is due to take place later this week.

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Weekend resurfacing work to start on M1 near Leicester

The Highways Agency is to resurface the M1 and surrounding roads at junction 21, Leicester, over two consecutive weekends, starting this Friday night (17 January).

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Overnight work on the A12 on the Essex / Suffolk border

Road users are advised that work to restore road markings on the A12 in Essex and Suffolk is due to take place this week, weather permitting.

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Work to improve congestion at Braintree begins next month

Residents and road users will soon benefit from work beginning next month to improve the A120 Galleys Corner roundabout in Braintree, Essex.

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Highways Agency announces winners of its supply chain awards

The Highways Agency has today announced the winners and highly commended entrants for its third consecutive supplier recognition scheme.

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Roads Minister opens South West’s first smart motorway scheme

The South West’s first smart motorway scheme has been officially launched today by Roads Minister Robert Goodwill.

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: overnight closures of the northbound Warninglid slip roads, West Sussex

Road users are advised that the northbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight from this Friday (17 January) for three nights.

Date: 15 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight carriageway closures for A56 repairs around Accrington

A £170,000 Highways Agency programme of overnight repairs along the northern sections of the A56 around Accrington in Lancashire will be delivered in March.

Date: 14 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Highways Agency appoints two new non-executive directors

Two leading transport industry experts have been appointed to the board of the Highways Agency as non-executive directors.

Date: 14 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

M1 junction 34 Tinsley Roundabouts re-cabling work

The Highways Agency will begin work next week to lay new power cables on the M1 junction 34 Tinsley Roundabouts, near Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Date: 14 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

New lights to be installed on M6/M42 link road at Coleshill, Birmingham

Work to replace lighting columns on the M6/M42 link road between junctions 5 and 4 of the M6 at Coleshill, Birmingham, starts on Monday 20 January.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closures of A500 slip road near Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Road users are advised that drainage work will be carried out on the A500 northbound entry slip road at Porthill, Newcastle-under-Lyme, from Monday 27 January.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January 2014 - Sunday 19 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 13 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January 2014 - Sunday 19 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 13 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January – Sunday 19 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 13 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Tonight's M55 resurfacing work postponed to Thursday

Drivers using the M55 around Blackpool are being reminded that resurfacing work due to start tonight (Monday 13 January) will now start on Thursday (16 January) instead.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Overnight work on the A12 in Essex

Road users are advised that work to restore road markings on the A12 at Brook Street roundabout in Essex is due to take place later this week, weather permitting.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Smoother, safer and quieter journeys on the A21 near Sevenoaks

Drivers will benefit from smoother, quieter and safer journeys as resurfacing starts this Friday (17 January) on a slip road of the A21 at its interchange with the A25 near Sevenoaks in Kent.

Date: 13 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic Bulletin: A303 reopened eastbound between A36 and A360 following flooding

Road users are advised that one lane of the A303 eastbound between the junctions of the A36 near Deptford and the A360 near Stonehenge is now open following significant flooding in the area.

A contraflow has been set up on the westbound carriageway to allow the eastbound route to reopen. This means that one lane is in operation in both directions. A 50 mph temporary speed limit has also been put in place for the safety of road users.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

A303 partially reopened eastbound between A36 and A360 following flooding

Road users are advised that one lane of the A303 eastbound between the junctions of the A36 near Deptford and the A360 near Stonehenge is now open following significant flooding in the area.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January 2013 – Sunday 19 January 2014

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

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Weekend and overnight closures of A52 in Derbyshire for resurfacing

Resurfacing will be carried out on the A52 Brian Clough Way in Derbyshire from tonight (Friday 10 January).

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January - Sunday 19 January 2014

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

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 13 – Sunday 19 January 2014

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

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: lane closure removed following bridge parapet repairs

Road users are advised that the lane closure has been removed on the Londonbound M20 between junctions 6 and 5 near Maidstone in Kent.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January – Sunday 19 January

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

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Overnight work to improve drainage on A47, Norfolk

Road users are advised that overnight work to install new pipes at Pullover near Kings Lynn is due to begin at 8pm on Monday 13, weather permitting.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 13 – Sunday 19 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 10 January but could be subject to chan

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Overnight work on the northbound A12 in Essex

Road users are advised that resurfacing work on the northbound A12 in Essex is due to begin on Monday, weather permitting.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

M5 Gloucestershire bridge work starts

Road users are reminded that a comprehensive package of bridge safety improvements and maintenance to benefit road users on the M5 near Gloucester will require lane closures from Monday 13 January.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Improved journeys on the A21 near Johns Cross, East Sussex

Road users are set to benefit from smoother, safer and quieter journeys on the A21 between the A2100 (John’s Cross) and the B2089 in East Sussex.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January to Sunday 19 January

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 10 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

M25/M23 overnight closures as major improvement on the Kent/Surrey border continues

A major upgrade of the M25 on the Kent/Surrey border is nearing completion as work to upgrade signs between junction 6 (Godstone) and junction 7 (M23) continues.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 13 January to Sunday 19 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 10 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 10 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

New date for improved journeys for the A23 at Pyecombe

Road users are set to benefit from safer and smoother journeys on the A23 as work takes place this weekend at Pyecombe, West Sussex.

Date: 9 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A3 Hindhead tunnel maintenance, Surrey

Maintenance work will continue at the Hindhead tunnel on the A3, to ensure journeys remain safe and reliable on this vital link between Hampshire and Surrey.

Date: 9 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 13 - Sunday 19 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 6 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 9 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Bank stabilisation work A38 Haldon Hill

Work to stabilise the bank alongside the A38 at Haldon Hill will get underway on Monday 13 January.

Date: 9 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Improvements to begin on M40/A404 Handy Cross roundabout, High Wycombe

Improvements to improve the flow of traffic at a busy motorway junction will begin overnight next Monday (13 January).

Date: 9 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Bridge maintenance starts over M4 to keep journeys safe and reliable

Work to maintain a bridge over a busy section of the M4 near Slough in Berkshire starts next Monday (13 January).

Date: 9 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight resurfacing work on the A47, Cambridgeshire

Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the A47 at Wisbech is due to take place later this week.

Date: 8 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight resurfacing on the M11 in Essex

Overnight work to resurface the northbound M11 in Essex will start tomorrow.

Date: 8 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Overnight wear and tear repairs for M60 in south Manchester

Highways Agency wear and tear repairs worth £190,000 will be taking place along the M60 in south Manchester later this month – providing safer and smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 8 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M55 junction 4 closures for resurfacing work

Work to resurface a section of the M55 motorway serving Blackpool will take place over three nights next week.

Date: 8 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

New safety barriers on A64 Pickering to Brambling Fields

Work to install new safety barriers on the A64 between Pickering Interchange and Brambling Fields Interchange will begin next week, improving safety for drivers in North Yorkshire.

Date: 8 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Northbound M6 in Cheshire re-opens after incident

Drivers using the M6 through Staffordshire and Cheshire are being advised that the northbound carriageway has now fully re-opened following a serious accident yesterday morning (Tuesday 7 January).

Date: 7 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Northbound M6 in Cheshire partially-closed

Drivers using the M6 through Staffordshire and Cheshire are being advised of heavy congestion on the northbound carriageway following a serious accident this morning (Tuesday 7 January).

Date: 7 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 6 January 2014 - Sunday 12 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 6 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 6 January 2014 - Sunday 12 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 6 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 6 January – Sunday 12 January 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 6 January 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Lane closure on Londonbound M20 near Maidstone, Kent

Road users are advised that one lane will be closed on the Londonbound M20 between junctions 6 and 5 near Maidstone in Kent for safety reasons.

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Resurfacing work on A47 Kings Lynn

Roads users are advised that one lane of the A47 Kings Lynn bypass will be closed tomorrow (Tuesday 7 January) to allow resurfacing work to take place.

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Central reserve barrier upgrade on M5 J4a to 6

The Highways Agency will be shortly be starting work to replace the existing metal barrier with a stronger and safer concrete barrier in the central reserve of the M5 between junctions 4a and 6 in Worcestershire.

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

£1.7m electronic signs and cameras project to boost Lancashire M6 safety

A £1.7m Highways Agency project to give drivers in Lancashire better information along the M6 will get underway next week (Monday 13 January 2014).

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M1 maximum mandatory speed limits consultation starts today

A consultation on the proposal to introduce a maximum mandatory speed limit as part of the planned upgrade to the M1 in South Yorkshire and the East Midlands has been published today, Monday 6 January.

Date: 6 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 6 – Sunday 12 January 2014

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

Date: 3 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 6 January 2013 – Sunday 12 January 2014 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of [the above date] but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 3 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic Bulletin: A30 between A395 and A389 now reopened.

Road users are advised that the A30 between the A395 and A389 has now reopened following an earlier incident.

Date: 3 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Improved journeys on the A27 Ford roundabout near Arundel, West Sussex

Road users, local residents and visitors to Arundel are set to benefit from reduced congestion on the A27 Ford roundabout as work to improve the layout starts next Monday (6 January).

Date: 3 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic Bulletin: A30 Closed westbound between the A395 and A389 Road users are advised that the A30 is closed westbound between the A395 amd A389 near Altarnun in Cornwall.

Date: 3 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Road users advised to be prepared for bad weather

Road users are being advised to check the weather forecast and road conditions before travelling today as sudden haul storms, strong winds and heavy rain continue to make driving conditions difficult.

Date: 3 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 6 January - Sunday 12 January 2014

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

Date: 3 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Road users advised to plan ahead as three major road improvements in the Midlands get underway in January

Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journeys as three major road improvements start in the Midlands early in the New Year.

Date: 2 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures planned on the M6 near Birmingham during January and February


The Highways Agency is advising motorists of a series of planned overnight closures on the M6 in Birmingham, as part of the M6 J5 to J8 smart motorway scheme, so overhead gantry equipment can be installed and a new road surface laid.

Date: 2 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New year work to improve journeys at M1 junction 33

The Highways Agency will begin work in the new year to widen the M1 junction 33 southbound exit slip road and roundabout near Rotherham and Sheffield, improving journeys for drivers in South Yorkshire.

Date: 2 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: QE II Bridge at Dartford re-opens after high winds closure

Road users are advised that the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing has re-opened following this afternoon's closure due to high winds.

Date: 1 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: High winds close Dartford-Thurrock QE II Bridge

Road users are advised that the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing has just been closed due to high winds.

Date: 1 January 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

M1 Junction 41 improvement: Notice of Determination

Notice of Determination

Type: Publication

National position statement on Air Quality and Highways Agency Road Schemes

National position statement on Air Quality and Highways Agency Road Schemes

Date: 12 December 2013

Type: Written statement

England's motorways are getting smart

This leaflet tells you what to expect and how to use a smart motorway

Type: Publication

M4 Bus Lane Revocation Order

Documents relating to the M4 Bus Lane Revocation Order.

Type: Publication

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

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

Date: 16 July 2013

Type: Written statement

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

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

Date: 15 July 2013

Type: Written statement

M25 Junctions 23-27 Managed Motorways Newsletter No 1

Welcome to the first report on progress to convert the M25 to a managed motorway between junctions 23 – 27.

Type: Publication

Highways Agency response to an inquiry from the Accrington Observer in Lancashire about litter on the SRN including along the M65 and M61

Highways Agency response to an inquiry from the Accrington Observer in Lancashire about litter on the SRN including along the M65 and M61.

Date: 19 April 2013

Type: Written statement

Regional traffic model library

Summary These libraries provide a snapshot of transport modelling capability in the regions to aid those who wish to undertake assessment work.  They list and gives brief details of traffic models referenced to regional maps. Inclusion in the list does not necessarily mean that a model is suitable for evaluating the impact of development proposals or meeting other assessment requirements. Promoters of development and others…

Type: Publication

Highways Agency Initial Fire Risk Audit Report

This report provides an initial assessment of the potential fire risk locations around the strategic road network (SRN), consisting of the motorways and trunk roads of England.

Type: Publication

M1 Junctions 28-31 Managed Motorways - Public Exhibition Boards

M1 Junctions 28-31 Managed Motorways - Public Exhibition Boards - February 2013

Type: Publication

Equality and Diversity - Gathering Momentum - Progress in delivering the Highways Agency equality objectives April 2012 - March 2013

In April 2012 the Agency set four equality objectives. The Gathering Momentum document summarises progress made during the first year of delivery and demonstrates how we are giving due regard to our equality duties.

Type: Publication

Highways Agency response to Road Safety Marking Association report about the quality of road safety markings on the UK’s road network

Response to Road Safety Marking Association report about the quality of road safety markings on the UK’s road network

Date: 22 November 2012

Type: Written statement

Highways Agency’s letter to the Daily Telegraph in response to a news story about free-flow charging technology at the Dartford - Thurrock River Crossing

Highways Agency’s letter to the Daily Telegraph in response to a news story about free-flow charging technology at the Dartford - Thurrock River Crossing.

Date: 12 November 2012

Type: Written statement

Health and Safety: Leadership requirement for construction and maintenance - October 2012

The Health and Safety Leadership Requirements document (HSLR) sets out what we expect of our staff, suppliers, utility providers and stakeholders in demonstrating leadership to deliver health and safety excellence.

Type: Publication

Highways Agency response to article in The Times regarding salt stored at Southampton Dock

Highways Agency response to article in The Times regarding salt stored at Southampton Dock

Date: 7 November 2012

Type: Written statement

Clarification of an article in the Sunday Telegraph regarding lighting on motorways and trunk roads in England.

On Sunday 29 October, the Sunday Telegraph published a story entitled ‘Row over street lights turned off at night’. This was subsequently followed up and reported by other media. The story implied that lighting had been switched off on 3,080 miles of motorway. In fact this is the length of motorways and major 'A' roads on…

Date: 29 October 2012

Type: Written statement

Statement regarding charging for the cost of repairing damage to the strategic road network

Statement regarding charging for the cost of repairing damage to the strategic road network

Date: 5 October 2012

Type: Written statement

Statement as one of our traffic officers dies tragically on the M25

This is a sad time for the Highways Agency as one of our traffic officers died tragically in the course of doing his duty on the M25.

Date: 26 September 2012

Type: Oral statement

PQP Applicant Company Guidance

The Pre-Qualification Pack (PQP) Guidance is designed to guide applicant companies through the pre-qualification process, offering a detailed explanation of what information the Highways Agency (HA) needs, why we are collecting it and how it will be assessed. The aim of the pack is to make the pre-qualification process as transparent, simple and consistent as…

Type: Publication

Clarification of an article in the Mail on Sunday and the Mail Online about providing brown signs on the A1(M) to Masham, North Yorkshire.

Clarification of an article in the Mail on Sunday and the Mail Online about providing brown signs on the A1(M) to Masham, North Yorkshire.

Date: 11 September 2012

Type: Written statement

Memorandum of Understanding

The Highways Agency develops strategic partnerships with organisations to enable parties to effectively work together to support each other's objectives

Type: Publication

Strategic Plan 2010-2015

The Highways Agency's strategic plan for the next five years, establishing a vision to be 'the world's leading road operator'

Type: Publication

Sustainable Development Plan 2012-2015

The Sustainable Development Plan 2012-2015 sets out how we intend to make sustainable development a part of the Agency's core processes

Type: Publication

Highways Agency Information Strategy

Our Information strategy supports the delivery of our Strategic Plan which establishes our vision to be 'the world's leading road operator'

Type: Publication

Highways Agency Environment Strategy

Our Environment Strategy supports the Agency to meet the goals of our Strategic Plan, by enabling us to manage and develop our environmental performance

Type: Publication

Aiming for Zero - Health and Safety Strategy

Aiming for Zero sets goals for our health and safety performance for our whole workforce.

Type: Publication

Procurement Strategy

The Agency's Procurement Strategy sets out its approach to the procurement of goods, services and construction expertise.

Type: Publication

Business Plan 2012-2013

Business Plan 2012-13 sets out how the Highways Agency will operate, maintain and improve the 4,300-mile network of motorways and trunk roads in England.

Type: Publication

Annual Report 2011-2012

This report accounts for the Highways Agency's performance over the 2011-2012 financial year.

Type: Publication

Aiming for Zero - Construction, Maintenance & Road Worker Safety

Safety alerts provide advice to Highways Agency staff and our supply chain in the event of unforeseen incidents that could result in serious consequences.

Type: Publication