Posts Tagged ‘maintenance’

Highways England awards first two new-style contracts worth over £325m in the East Midlands

Comments Off | 03-26-2016

A maintenance and response contract expected to be worth more than £300 million and running for up to 15 years has been awarded to Amey as part of Highways England’s new delivery arrangements in the East Midlands.
The contract, which will run from 1 July 2016, will see Amey delivering routine highway

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New £5 million school bike training programme to create safe and confident young riders

Comments Off | 03-10-2016

New cycle training with £5 million Department for Transport (DfT) funding to teach safe riding early, provide maintenance education and encourage family cycling has been announced by Cycling Minister Robert Goodwill today (Sunday 6 March 2016).
Pilots of the Bikeability Plus scheme in 18 areas across England have shown that the number of

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East Riding’s roads get £16.7 million maintenance boost

Comments Off | 02-2-2016

An extra £16.7 million is being provided to improve roads and stop potholes appearing across East Riding, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced today (2 February 2016).
The A1079, A63 and A161 will all benefit in the first 12 months of the 5 year maintenance work on East Riding council’s 233 miles of A roads.
Delivering extra targeted

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Over £1 million of maintenance and safety works for A38 in Cornwall

Comments Off | 12-24-2015

The overnight works, starting on Wednesday, 6 January, will include resurfacing, barrier repairs, kerb works and routine cleaning and maintenance checks in Saltash Tunnel.
Team leader Julian Strong said:
We always do as much as possible to minimise the impact of our works for drivers and that it why we are combining some works under the same

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Planned roadworks in and around the M25: weekly summary for Monday 19 October to Sunday 25 October

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

M1 junction 2 Holloway, Greater London: structure maintenance/lighting work
Work to improve journeys by carrying out structure maintenance will start this week. The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Thursday 22 October for 2 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A41. Work to improve

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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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£30 million road improvements for Cumbria

Comments Off | 11-16-2014

The £30 million represents a figure for already-planned schemes the Highways Agency is already committed to delivering – with even more investment before the end of the decade as part of the Government’s £24 billion Action for Roads programme by 2021.
Around £13.5 million will have been spent on repairs, maintenance and improvements by Easter alone.

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£3.2 billion naval base investment sustains thousands of UK jobs

Comments Off | 10-1-2014

The contracts will also cover the maintenance and repair of the Royal Navy’s warships and submarines, directly sustaining more than 7,500 jobs across the UK.
Babcock, which manages Her Majesty’s Naval Bases at Devonport and Clyde, has been awarded a £2.6 billion contract, while BAE Systems, which manages Portsmouth Naval Base, has been awarded a £600

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Passengers to benefit from £210 million boost to UK’s busiest commuter network

Comments Off | 09-3-2014

A £210 million deal for a fleet of new trains to increase capacity on some of the UK’s busiest commuter routes has been announced by the government and South West Trains today (3 September 2014).
The order for 150 new train carriages will provide capacity for more than 24,000 additional peak-time passengers every day travelling into

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Lorry levy hauls in more than £17 million from foreign truckers

Comments Off | 08-14-2014

Foreign truck drivers have handed over more than £17 million to the taxpayer in the past 4 months thanks to a new charge.
More than 618,000 levies have been purchased for over 112,000 vehicles from 76 different countries since the HGV road user levy was introduced in April 2014 – which has seen drivers coughing up enough

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