Latest Roads News and contracts
Highways England has issued the contract notice for its £7bn smart motorways programme.
Amey refuses to pay disputed £60m roads billSubscription
Amey has refused to pay Birmingham City Council money the authority has claimed it overpaid for maintenance work.
The government has announced the “highest sustained level” of infrastructure spending in 40 years as it outlined £600bn of projects for coming decade.
Kier sells Australian business to reduce debtSubscription
Kier has sold its Australian road maintenance business for around £24m and will use the profit to reduce its net debt.
Highways England was given no warning before chancellor Philip Hammond scrapped PFI and PF2 in the Budget, Construction News can reveal.
Features and analysis
The Lincoln Eastern Bypass has required a staggering £10m of archaeological works as well as overcome the liquidation of its main contractor.
There’s no next-day delivery option for major infrastructure projects, but the construction industry would do well to take notes from the e-commerce boom.
The government’s infrastructure advisory body today called for £30bn to be invested every year in improving UK infrastructure through to 2050.
There’s a change in the air for the engineering sector.
Imagine using an app to book a computer-driven car to work everyday. It might sound like science fiction, but driverless cars are closer than we think. But is construction ready?
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Carillion never admitted what the problem projects were that led to its £845m writedown in July, which began the public chain of events the led to its collapse.
Seismic changes in conditions are hitting roads hard, which makes developing materials to combat climate change more important than ever, says FM Conway’s David Smith
Confidence in UK infrastructure and particularly roads remains high, and the government’s recent backing of the £7bn Oxford to Cambridge Expressway in the Autumn Budget is testament to that.
A carbon portal is helping Highways England build more sustainable roads
The potential for technology to transform the infrastructure sector is a double-edged sword.
With major investment programmes both under way and planned, the next 12 months hold challenges but also great promise for the highways sector.
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