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Balfour Beatty rolls out industry first Automated Cone Laying Machines

Balfour Beatty becomes the first UK construction company to roll out the new FALCON ACLM® Automated Cone Laying Machines to reduce the risks associated with cone laying across its Highways operations.
national highways cip framework

Mace secures five year contract on National Highways CIP framework

Mace has been appointed as Commercial Partner on the National Highways CIP framework to deliver two major projects.
M11 Junction 7A

Graham completes £76m M11 Junction 7A project in Essex

Graham has completed work on the new M11 Junction 7A scheme - one of the biggest highways infrastructure projects in Essex.
industry standard in Social Value

Kier Highways becomes first to achieve industry standard in Social Value

Kier Highways has announced that it has become the first UK highways business to achieve an industry standard in social value ( SVQM Level 2).
Congleton Link Road project

Graham wins two highways industry awards for its Congleton link road...

Civil engineering specialist firm, Graham, has been awarded two prestigious highways industry awards for its Congleton link road project.
motorway construction

Vinci appointed to M12 motorway construction project in Sydney

Seymour Whyte, a Vinci Construction subsidiary, has been appointed to deliver a new M12 motorway construction project in Sydney.
road emulsion sprayers

Kier Highways Solutions to roll out new road emulsion sprayers: ‘Eden...

Just in time for the upcoming surface dressing season, Kier Highways Solutions will be deploying four new road emulsion sprayers.
surface dressing contract

Kier Highways Solutions awarded £1.7m surface dressing contract

Kier Highways Solutions has been awarded a £1.7m surface dressing contract with West Sussex County Council.
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[Video] UK’s largest Tunnel Boring Machine heads to Silvertown Tunnel

The UK’s largest Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) has passed its factory acceptance test and started its journey to the Silvertown Tunnel project in London.
m27 motorway upgrade

National Highways announce the final stages of M27 motorway upgrade

National Highways has announced the final stages of the M27 motorway upgrade, which includes the installation of a new lane, resulting in four lanes becoming available for traffic in each direction.
innovations competition

National Highways launch innovations competition to tackle graffiti problem

National Highways, alongside Kier and Connected Places Catapult, have launched an innovations competition to trial three pioneering ideas that will tackle graffiti alongside roads and on bridges.
100th scape civil engineering project

Balfour Beatty completes its 100th SCAPE Civil Engineering project

Balfour Beatty marks the completion of its 100th SCAPE Civil Engineering project by planting 100 trees with Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Illuminate trial

Kier’s new Illuminate trial paves the way for digital roads

Kier Highways has revealed their Illuminate trial, which tests how existing highway infrastructure could be used to help make digital roads a reality.
smart motorway rollout

Government suspends smart motorway rollout in response to safety concerns

The government has announced that the rollout of smart motorways will be paused until a full 5 years’ of safety data is available, as the Department for Transport invests £900m to improve safety on existing all-lane running motorways.
A533 bridge work

AmeySRM start construction on £23m A533 bridge work

AmeySRM have started construction on the National Highways £23m A533 bridge work, which will provide a new road bridge over the M56 in Cheshire.
maintenance and response contract

Colas awarded £328m maintenance and response contract

National Highways have awarded Colas Ltd with the £328m,eight-year maintenance and response contract for Area 9, which covers the strategic road network within Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, and Shropshire as well as parts of Gloucestershire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire.
scottish trunk road network

T&T reappointed to Scottish Trunk Road audit

Transport Scotland has reappointed T&T to provide audit and monitoring services to the maintenance and improvement of the Scottish Trunk Road Network.
Road repairs contract

Ringway secures Surrey road repairs contract

Ringway has been awarded a contract from Surrey County Council (SCC) to deliver road repairs, resurfacing and specialist structural projects.
electrical engineer killed

Electrical engineer killed after car crashes into pavement site

An electrical engineer was sadly killed on 17 October after being hit by a car while working on a pavement site for North West Electricity in Rochdale.
lower thames crossing commercial partner

Turner & Townsend wins £23.3m Lower Thames Crossing contract

National Highways has appointed Turner & Townsend to deliver the £23.3m commercial partner contract on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing scheme.
cross tay link road

BAM Nuttall lands £118m Cross Tay Link Road project

BAM Nuttall has been appointed to deliver the detailed design and advance work on the £118m Cross Tay Link Road project.
Lower Thames Crossing

Five bidders shortlisted for £1.9bn Lower Thames Crossing deal

National Highways has revealed the five companies in the race for two road contracts worth £1.9bn to design and build routes north and south of the river on the planned Lower Thames Crossing.
scheme delivery framework

50 companies appointed to £3.6bn National Highways renewals deal

National Highways has appointed 50 supply chain partners to deliver up to £3.6bn worth of renewals to England’s motorways and major A roads.
graphene road

Graphene resurfacing trials begin on A1 in Northumberland

National Highways will trial the use of graphene along three miles of the A1’s northbound carriageway between Newton on the Moor and West Cawledge, Northumberland.
digital roads

National Highways to deliver digital twin of UK road network

National Highways’ has set out plans to deliver a digital twin of the UK’s road network that can predict the time and location of potholes and other maintenance issues.
milestone infrastructure contract

Hinkley Point C agrees extension for highways maintenance contract

Milestone Infrastructure has agreed a three-year contract extension to provide maintenance services for highway infrastructure around Hinkley Point C power station in Somerset.

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