Posts Tagged ‘northbound’

Sajid Javid showcases the Midlands Engine to Chinese investors

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Business Secretary Sajid Javid today (26 February 2016) will oversee the signing of commercial UK-China contracts in Birmingham with the Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng.
This is part of the UK-China 12th Joint Economic and Trade Commission (JETC) to boost cooperation and understanding between the 2 countries.
The UK attracts up to a third of all

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£3 million resurfacing schemes near Doncaster

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Contractors for Highways England will be resurfacing 8 miles of the northbound carriageway on the A1(M) between Blyth and Tickhill and another 8 miles on the northbound A1 between Barnsdale and Darrington – the equivalent of the area covered by 26 football pitches.
As part of the two schemes, 2,500 reflective road studs will be replaced

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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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Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 2nd November 2015 to 8th November 2015

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

A38 – Swinfen to Toyota Island / Swinfen to Weeford. West Midlands. Drainage Surveys
The slip roads will be closed in both directions overnight between 9pm and 6am from 2nd November until 8th November. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.
A38 – Barton Junction. West Midlands. Electrical Works
The northbound entry and exit slips will be closed

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Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – summary for Monday 7 September to Sunday 13 September 2015

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

There are currently narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The hard shoulder is also closed, and the project is due to be completed in the autumn. The northbound entry slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight on Friday 11 September. The southbound

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Overnight closure on A1 in Gateshead this weekend

Comments Off | 08-13-2015

The northbound A1 will be closed from junction 68 (Lobley Hill) to junction 69 (A184 Gateshead Quays) from 8pm on Friday 14 August to 9am the following day.
The southbound A1 from junction 69 to junction 68 and the A184 westbound will be closed during the same times.
Highways England project manager, Lynne Biddles, said:
This work is

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Government consults on EU Payment Accounts Directive

Comments Off | 06-24-2015

These new rules, which are set out in the EU Payment Accounts Directive, set common standards that EU members need to meet in order to ensure a number of services are available to consumers, including:

an account switching service
a right of access to a basic bank account for those who are legally resident in the EU
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A55 and A483 weekend closures as £6 million improvement nears completion

Comments Off | 06-24-2015

Highways England says the scheme at Posthouse Roundabout where the A55 meets the A483 near Chester will be fully open for commuter traffic on Monday morning.
In the meantime, drivers are being advised that the roundabout will be affected by partial daytime and full overnight closures from 8pm on Friday 26 June until 5am on Monday

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Work begins on £2.3 million M6 improvement at Sandbach junction

Comments Off | 10-31-2014

The £2.3 million junction improvement will be delivered to address existing problems at the junction, reducing congestion and allowing for faster journey times.
Improvements will include:

Constructing a new roundabout at the top of the northbound off slip road.
Providing a free flow link from the A534 to the M6 northbound.
Installing new traffic signals on the southbound off

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Overnight lane and carriageway closures during £7m M6 widening work

Comments Off | 05-25-2014

The scheme at Broughton Interchange – where junction 32 of the M6 links up with the Blackpool-bound M55 – involves widening the northbound M6 carriageway right through the junction.
The project is one of 123 in the Government’s £317 million ‘pinch-point’ initiative – a two year programme of targeted works being delivered alongside larger schemes and

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