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Overnight closures on the M6 in Staffordshire 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.

Date: 13 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Heysham Link scheme reaches M6 junction improvements stage Drivers using the M6 through north Lancashire are being advised that Lancashire County Council's £124 million Heysham Link project has reached a new phase which may impact on motorway users.

Date: 13 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures of the M1 at junction 19 in Leicestershire A number of overnight closures will be taking place on the M1 near Junction 19 from this Sunday as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvement schemes in the area.

Date: 13 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Road works congestion eased in new phase of Denton Island improvements Drivers using the M60 and M67 and local roads in Tameside will find congestion associated with the £5.3 million Denton Island Interchange roundabout improvement easing this week.

Date: 8 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight carriageway closures for M6 bridge repairs Drivers using the M6 through Cheshire are being advised to expect further overnight carriageway closures until the middle of the month as work continues to repair a motorway bridge.

Date: 7 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Penrith’s A66 dual carriageway to be resurfaced A project to resurface a half-a-mile stretch of the A66 dual carriageway around Penrith is due to begin on Friday 10 October.

Date: 6 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures on the A14 Junction 7 to 9 at Kettering, Northamptonshire Two weeks of overnight closures will take place on the A14 between junctions 7 and 9 at Kettering from Monday 6 October as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing widening work.

Date: 2 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Overnight closures for M62 junction 30 to 32 technology upgrade Overnight closures will begin next week on the M62 between junction 30 and 32 to install new technology, helping to reduce congestion along this section of the motorway.

Date: 1 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Further carriageway closures around M6 junction 32 as pictures show 'Pinch Point' project taking shape

Drivers using the M6 and M55 around Preston in Lancashire are being advised that overnight carriageway closures will be taking place this weekend and into next week as part of the £7m pinch point widening improvements. The Highways Agency is widening the northbound carriageway of the M6 ahead of and through junction 32 at Broughton…

Date: 26 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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

Date: 16 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

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

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Road worker dangers highlighted in Greater Manchester

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

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

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

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

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

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

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

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

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

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

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

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

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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