Posts Tagged ‘improving’

£7 million junction improvements for A43 in Northamptonshire

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

Highways England is carrying out the scheme to increase capacity and cut journey times by adding extra lanes to the roundabout junction approaches, improving the layout, installing new traffic lights and upgraded pedestrian crossings.
The scheme will also give the roundabout the capacity it needs for the future, supporting thousands of new homes and jobs in

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Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 14 to Sunday 20 December 2015

Comments Off | 12-14-2015

A11, A1304 Chippenham: safety improvements
We are improving signs and markings at the A11/A1307 northbound entry slip road at Chippenham. This work will improve safety for drivers by improving visibility. We will be working between 9.30am and 3.30pm from Monday 14 December to Monday 21 December. There will be a series of lane closures during the

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£600,000 study to explore East of England transport scheme

Comments Off | 09-16-2015

Highways England has appointed Arup to carry out a study into improving the A1 from its junction with the M25 to Peterborough. In particular, it will look at the case for improving the non-motorway section linking the two parts of the A1(M) to motorway standard.
The strategic study, which is part of the government’s Road Investment

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New photos show progress on A21 major improvements in Kent

Comments Off | 06-7-2015

The pictures show recent progress on work to upgrade a 2.5 mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury in Kent from single to dual carriageway, adding a lane in each direction, upgrading junctions and improving the road layout. The major road scheme will make journeys on the A21 safer and more reliable and

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Changes to the rules for company and business names

Comments Off | 02-2-2015

The UK government response to the Company and Business Names: Red Tape Challenge consultation was published on 4 October 2013.
The consultation sought views on the future of names regulations in general and invited comments on the options for improving and simplifying them. It considered the need to maintain the current regulations which, primarily, set out rules

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World can cut carbon emissions and live well

Comments Off | 01-28-2015

Cutting carbon emissions to limit global temperatures to a 2°C rise can be achieved while improving living standards, a new online tool shows.
The world can eat well, travel more, live in more comfortable homes, and meet international carbon reduction commitments according to the Global Calculator tool, a project led by the UK’s Department of Energy and

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£6 billion funding to tackle potholes and improve local roads

Comments Off | 12-26-2014

A record £6 billion will be spent on tackling potholes and improving local roads between 2015 and 2021, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (23 December 2014).
The investment amounts to £976 million a year, enough to fix around 18 million potholes across the country.
It is the first time councils have been given locked-in funding over

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£85,000 of improvements planned on the A40 Longford Roundabout

Comments Off | 11-14-2014

The roundabout forms the junction between the A40 and A38, close to Gloucester city centre and we are improving the flow of traffic by making improvements to the approaches and on the roundabout itself.
Work starts on Monday, 17 November and will last for two months.
Highways Agency project sponsor, Dave Stock, said,
The works are one of

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£2.9 million A585 junction improvement to boost safety and tackle congestion

Comments Off | 10-8-2014

The A585 between its junctions with Bourne Way and West Drive at Thornton-Cleveleys is to be widened and both junctions will be improved.
Work on the improvements started on Monday 15 September and is due to be completed before Christmas.
Alan Shepherd, the Highways Agency’s North West regional director said,
Increasing road capacity along the A585 and improving

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New UK investment to improve education for millions

Comments Off | 06-30-2014

The UK will pledge to support the Global Partnership for Education’s plan to help up to 29 million girls and boys in developing countries receive a decent education, International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone has announced.
The investment will ensure children can attend primary and lower secondary schools, improve the quality of teaching and reduce the number

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