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New date for overnight roadworks on A46 near Evesham, Worcestershire Overnight resurfacing work planned for the A46 at Beckford, near Evesham, Worcestershire, will now start on Monday 9 June.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New date for overnight resurfacing on M42 between junctions 9 and 10 near Tamworth Overnight resurfacing on the M42 northbound between junction 9 and junction 10 at Tamworth will now start on Wednesday 4 June.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Major milestone for A19 Testos junction improvements as preferred option announced The Roads Minister has today announced the vision for the multi-million pound A19/A184 Testos junction improvement scheme, south of Newcastle.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Contract awarded for A1 Coal House to Metro Centre widening and improvement scheme, Newcastle Good news for north east road users and businesses as the Highways Agency today (3 June 2014) awards the contract for building the congestion-busting A1 Coal House to Metro Centre improvement.

Date: 3 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Put your question about the A14 improvements to the Highways Agency: web chat 4 June With just over two weeks to go before the consultation into the £1.5 billion plans for the A14 in Cambridgeshire closes, the Highways Agency is urging people to get involved and voice their views.

Date: 2 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Weekend overnight closures for £7m M6 widening work Drivers using the M6 and M55 around Preston in Lancashire are being advised that some full carriageway closures will be taking place over the next few days as part of the £7m pinch point widening improvements.

Date: 31 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Northbound A1 between Peterborough and Grantham closed for emergency resurfacing following diesel spill Drivers in the East Midlands and East of England are being advised to avoid a section of the northbound A1 between Peterborough and Grantham today (Saturday 31 May) following a diesel fuel spill which has damaged a section of the carriageway just north of Stamford in Lincolnshire.

Date: 31 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Smoother journey for drivers on the A168 in North Yorkshire Drivers in Thirsk will benefit from safer, smoother journeys as the Highways Agency resurfaces the A618 between Warren Farm and Topcliffe.

Date: 30 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Weekend overnight closures for £7m M6 widening work Drivers using the M6 and M55 around Preston in Lancashire are being advised that some full carriageway closures will be taking place over the next few days as part of the £7million pinch point widening improvements.

Date: 30 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Public exhibitions to showcase Greater Manchester smart motorway schemes Public exhibitions in June will give people a chance to find out more about the multi-million pound investment that will cut congestion and improve journey times on parts of the M60 and M62 around Greater Manchester.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Essential maintenance work planned for M4 Second Severn Crossing There will be lane closures on the Second Severn Crossing for two weekends to allow essential waterproofing and resurfacing work to take place.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Weekend closure for M56 eastbound Sharston Link Drivers using the M56 in Greater Manchester are being advised the eastbound carriageway between junction 3 at Baguley and junction 1 with the M60 will be closed this weekend as work to repair a bridge over the Cheadle Branch railway line continues.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Electronic signs and road markings on A5 in Shropshire The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight work to install new signage and road markings on the A5 at the Queen’s Head junction near Oswestry, from Thursday 12 June.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Carriageway repairs to start on A2 Jubilee Way in Dover, Kent Work starts next Monday (2 June) on the A2 Jubilee Way in Dover to repair manhole covers on the viaduct.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing on the A21 through Kent and East Sussex Resurfacing will be carried out on sections of the A21 between Pembury and Hastings this summer to provide drivers with smoother, safer and quieter journeys.

Date: 29 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing on the A303, Hampshire Work will begin on Thursday (29 May) to resurface the A303 in Hampshire, resulting in smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 28 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Bridge maintenance work starts on A47 near King’s Lynn A vital scheme to repair and maintain three bridges on the A47 in Norfolk keeping journeys safe and reliable for road users will begin next month.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Weekend closures on A14 eastbound between junctions 7 to 9 in Kettering, Northamptonshire Road users are being advised of a three-night closure of the A14 eastbound in Kettering, between junctions 7 and 9 eastbound this weekend (30 May – 1 June).

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Improvement scheme at M6 junction 6 Salford Circus roundabout in Birmingham Work to enhance safety and improve traffic flow at a busy M6 roundabout in Birmingham gets underway next week.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journeys for M66 drivers north of Bury A £256,000 Highways Agency project to tackle wear and tear along the M66 north of Bury in Greater Manchester will start next month.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight work on A46 at Alcester, Warwickshire Overnight improvement work on the A46 at Alcester, Warwickshire, will take place from Monday 9 June to Wednesday 25 June.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Driver advice for Manchester’s Parklife Weekender Music lovers heading to the Parklife Weekender at Heaton Park next month are being advised to consider using public transport rather than driving to the event.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Bridge work to start over M5 and M6 in the West Midlands The Lye Close Lane overbridge, just south of the M5 junction 3 near Frankley, will be closed for three nights, from 9pm to 5am with traffic diverted via Lapal Lane South, Manor Way, Manor Lane and Carters Lane.

Date: 27 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Stockport M60 repairs on the way Drivers using the M60 through Stockport in Greater Manchester are being assured the Highways Agency is on the case with maintenance and repairs.

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight lane and carriageway closures during £7m M6 widening work Roadworks for the £7m project to widen the northbound M6 around Broughton Interchange in Lancashire enter a new phase next week.

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Smoother journeys for A1 Western Bypass drivers Smoother journeys are on the way for users of the northbound A1 around Gateshead with an £800,000 resurfacing project starting on Tuesday night (27 May).

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

New £5.5m road bridge to boost airport economy Preparatory work to install a new, £5.5m road bridge across the M56 near Manchester Airport is underway, says the Highways Agency.

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Three weeks to go before A14 consultation closes Still time to respond, visit exhibitions and take part in live web chat

Date: 23 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

M5 northbound near Gloucester closed overnight for bridgeworks Road users are advised that the northbound M5 between Junction 12 and junction 11a will be closed tonight, Thursday 22 May, while two new bridge beams are installed.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Smoother journeys on the A36 at near West Wellow Road users will enjoy a smoother journey on the A36 near West Wellow following resurfacing work taking place between the Ower Roundabout and the A27.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing work on A38 in Worcestershire The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight resurfacing work on the A38 Worcester Road and slip roads at Wychbold, Worcestershire, from Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Highways Agency warns tailgaters that “only a fool breaks the two-second rule” The Highways Agency is reminding drivers to keep their distance as road safety charity Brake reveals that 6 in 10 drivers admit to risky tailgating.

Date: 22 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Overnight resurfacing on M42 junction 6 slip road near NEC, Birmingham The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the M42 southbound entry slip road at junction 6 near the NEC, Birmingham, from Monday 2 June.

Date: 21 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Drivers urged to stay safe at A11 crossing The Highways Agency and Suffolk Police are urging road users to drive safely and respect temporary signs and signals along the A11 Fiveways to Thetford dualling scheme in Suffolk.

Date: 21 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Highways Agency lifts road works to help bank holiday motorists Drivers will have better journeys this bank holiday weekend as 98% of England’s motorways and major A roads will be free of road works.

Date: 20 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Overnight resurfacing on M42 between junctions 9 and 10 near Tamworth The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the M42 northbound between junction 9 and junction 10 at Tamworth from Wednesday 28 May to Friday 13 June.

Date: 19 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight footway improvements on A49 in Hereford The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the footpath along the A49 Roman Road and Church Way through Hereford from Monday 2 June.

Date: 19 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M6 Thelwall Viaduct roadworks to be removed as repairs near completion Work to replace bridge joints along the M6 Thelwall Viaduct in Cheshire is nearing completion and traffic management will be removed from the two bridges by the middle of next week – requiring full carriageway closures on Sunday and Wednesday nights.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Devon County Show – Advice for Drivers Road users are advised that the area around Junctions 29 and 31 of the M5 is expected to be especially busy during this year’s Devon County Show at Westpoint.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Footpath repairs on A458 Winnington Green, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out footway repairs alongside the westbound carriageway of the A458 near Winnington Green, Shropshire, from Monday 2 June.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight work on A49 near Onibury, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight improvement work on the A49 near Onibury, Shropshire, from Wednesday 28 May to Friday 13 June.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road maintenance to be carried out on A5 near Shrewsbury The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight work on the A5 between Nesscliffe and Montford Bridge near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, from Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Three overnight bridge work schemes to start on M5, M54 and M42 in the West Midlands Three separate schemes to replace bridge expansion joints, which allow structures to expand and contract with changes in temperature, start in the West Midlands on Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Work starts to close layby on A500 at Hanchurch, Staffordshire An eight day scheme to permanently close a layby on the A500 at Hanchurch, near Newcastle-Under-Lyme starts on Tuesday 27 May.

Date: 16 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight improvements at M4 junction 18 near Bath Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the M4, junction 18 slip roads and roundabout starts on the evening of Monday 19 May.

Date: 15 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

M5 northbound near Gloucester closed overnight for bridgeworks Road users are advised that the northbound M5 between Junction 12 and junction 11a will be closed for two nights while two new bridge beams are installed.

Date: 15 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing work begins on A64 at Malton The Highways Agency will next week (19 May) start essential maintenance work to resurface a two-mile stretch of the A64 at the Golden Hill junction at Malton in North Yorkshire.

Date: 15 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Further overnight closures for A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry - westbound Road users are advised that there will be further overnight closures next week as part of the A45/A46 Tollbar End Improvement project near Coventry.

Date: 14 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New roundabout for Stocksbridge Work is to start next week (19 May) on a Highways Agency project to build a new roundabout on the A616 Stocksbridge bypass in South Yorkshire.

Date: 14 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Response to article in the Daily Telegraph on 14 May 2014

Response to article in the Daily Telegraph on 14 May 2014

Date: 14 May 2014

Type: Statement

Overnight closures for A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures this week as part of the A45/A46 Tollbar End improvement project near Coventry.

Date: 13 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Widening starts on northbound M6 at Broughton Interchange Work to widen the northbound carriageway of the M6 around junction 32 at the interchange with the M55 began yesterday (Monday 12 May).

Date: 13 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures of the M1 at junction 19 Catthorpe, Leicestershire There will be a number of overnight closures on the M1 at junction 19 near Catthorpe, Leicestershire, during the week of 26 May as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing work at the junction.

Date: 13 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Dart Charge gantries being installed at Dartford Crossing Work begins this week to install gantries which will house signage and technology associated with the new Dart Charge remote payment system coming into operation at the Dartford Crossing from October 2014.

Date: 12 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight resurfacing work on A45 near Stretton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the A45 near Stretton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire, from Monday 12 May.

Date: 12 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight bridge work over M42 near the NEC, Birmingham The Highways Agency will carry out work on a bridge over the M42 near Birmingham, from 20 May for three nights.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A423 near Ryton, Coventry The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the A423 exit slip road from the A45 on the approach to Ryton Industrial Estate roundabout from Monday 19 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight work on A49 in Hereford The Highways Agency is to carry out a package of work on the A49 Victoria Street in Hereford from Monday 12 May for two weeks.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A49 near Dorrington, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the A49 near Dorrington, Shropshire, for two nights from Thursday 15 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closure of M5 northbound from junction 7 to 8, Worcester The Highways Agency is to resurface a section of the M5 northbound between junction 7 and 8 near Worcester from Wednesday 14 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight bridge repairs on B4102 Solihull Road near Hampton in Arden, Solihull The Highways Agency is to replace the joints on the bridge which carries the B4102 over the M42 near Hampton in Arden near Solihull.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M6 junction 3 slip roads near Coventry to be resurfaced The Highways Agency will be resurfacing the M6 junction 3 slip roads near Coventry from Tuesday 20 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Improved road markings on A500 at Stoke-on-Trent Road markings and studs are to be renewed on the A500 at Stoke-On-Trent from Monday 19 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road marking on M5 junction 7-8 in Worcestershire Road markings and studs are to be replaced on the M5 southbound between junction 7 near Worcester and junction 8 near Tewkesbury from Monday 12 May.

Date: 9 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Carriageway repairs on A5 Watling Street, Brownhills Overnight carriageway repairs are to be carried out on the A5 Watling Street at Brownhills, Walsall, from Monday 19 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closure of M42 to M6 link road near Birmingham The M42 junction 8 southbound link road to the M6 northbound will be closed overnight on Monday 19 May for resurfacing.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight road works on A46 near Evesham, Worcestershire The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing work on the A46 at Beckford, near Evesham, Worcestershire, from Tuesday 20 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight closures on M5 near West Bromwich The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight carriageway repairs on the M5 southbound near West Bromwich from Saturday 17 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Pedestrian access improvements on the A49 in Hereford The Highways Agency will be carrying out work to improve pedestrian footpaths and disabled access within a two-thirds of a mile section of the A49 in Hereford, starting on Monday 12 May.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Residents invited to drop-in sessions ahead of M6 resurfacing work near Penkridge, Staffordshire Drop in sessions are being held to reassure those living near the M6 in Staffordshire ahead of construction work which could cause some disruption.

Date: 8 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A49 near Ludlow, Shropshire The southbound carriageway of the A49 between the B4361 and Sheet Roundabout near Ludlow, Shropshire, will be closed for three nights from Monday 19 May.

Date: 7 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing work on A19 northbound near Easington, Peterlee Road users and local residents are being advised that from Monday 12 May there will be a series of overnight carriageway closures on the A19 northbound between the A181 Wellfield junction to the A182 Easington Carriageway. Local diversions will be in place.

Date: 6 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Safety scheme at A1 Elkesley junction in Nottinghamshire A multi-million pound scheme to improve safety at the A1 Elkesley junction with Jockey Lane gets underway next week.

Date: 2 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

A45/A46 Tollbar End scheme near Coventry: overnight closures As part of the Highways Agency’s £106m investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, a number of overnight closures are required in the coming week.

Date: 2 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Resurfacing on the M20 near Maidstone Work will begin next Thursday (8 May) to resurface the M20 coast bound between junctions 6 and 7 leading to smoother journeys.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Two congestion cutting schemes begin in Tyne and Wear Two Highways Agency schemes aimed at cutting congestion and improving journeys for drivers in Tyne and Wear will begin shortly.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Two congestion cutting schemes begin in Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough Two Highways Agency schemes aimed at cutting congestion and improving journeys for drivers in Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough will begin this month.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

A3 Hindhead tunnel maintenance continues Overnight maintenance to the jet fan system at the Hindhead tunnel will be carried out over the next five weeks to keep journeys safe and reliable.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A21 Tonbridge to Pembury dualling gets the green light A much-needed scheme to provide vital extra capacity on the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury will go ahead, it was confirmed today.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A5-M1 link road in Bedfordshire: advance work to get underway this month Work will get under way this month on the A5-M1 Link Road improvement scheme, the Highways Agency has announced.

Date: 1 May 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Fines warning to drivers ignoring safety signs The Highways Agency is warning motorway drivers they are putting road workers’ lives at risk by ignoring safety signs and illegally using the hard shoulder to avoid congestion caused by accidents.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight improvements at M4 junction 18 near Bath Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the M4 junction 18 slip roads and roundabout starts on the evening of Tuesday 20 May.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

M5 northbound near Gloucester closed overnight for bridgeworks Road users are advised that the northbound M5 between Junction 12 and junction 11a will be closed overnight tomorrow night (Thursday, May 1) while two 27 metre long bridge beams are removed.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

New section of M25 ‘smart motorway’ opens on Kent/Surrey border A new generation of motorway opened on the M25 today between junction 5 (Sevenoaks) and junctions 6/7 (Godstone/M23) as part of a record investment in roads.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Major improvements for roads in the north east The Highways Agency has a major programme of road improvements planned in the north east, with the region benefiting from over £500 million of investments to the road network beginning this year.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Overnight repairs on A5 Nesscliffe Bypass, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight carriageway repairs on the A5 Nesscliffe Bypass in Shropshire from Monday 12 May.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight resurfacing on A50 Catchems Corner slip road, Stoke-on-Trent The Highways Agency is to carry out overnight resurfacing on the A50 westbound entry slip road at Catchems Corner, Stoke-on-Trent, from Monday 12 May.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Lighting repairs on A483 in Shropshire The Highways Agency will be carrying out work to replace lighting cables on the A483 in Pant, Shropshire, from Wednesday 6 May, lasting two weeks.

Date: 30 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journey for drivers on the A69 in Northumberland Drivers on the A69 in Northumberland will benefit from safer, smoother journeys as the Highways Agency carries out resurfacing works at Hexham, Henshaw, and Wharmley.

Date: 29 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Drivers thanked ahead of Denton Island improvement second phase The Highways Agency is thanking drivers for their patience and support after it completed the first phase of a £5.3 million project to boost safety and reduce congestion at one of the busiest junctions along Greater Manchester’s M60.

Date: 29 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Repair and re-waterproofing work starts on M6 Walsall canal bridge The first phase of work to replace joints and re-waterproof the deck of the Walsall canal bridge between junctions 10 and 9 of the M6 will take place from tonight (28 April).

Date: 28 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journeys on the M4 eastbound, Berkshire/Swindon Overnight resurfacing work will begin on Monday (28 April) resulting in smoother journeys for drivers using the M4 eastbound in Berkshire/Swindon.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Get involved: A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon web chat 1pm to 2pm, Tuesday 29 April As the consultation on the vital improvements to the A14 gathers pace, members of the public are being given the chance to quiz the Highways Agency in the comfort of their own homes or during their lunch breaks via two live web chats.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Carriageway repairs to start on A2 Jubilee Way in Dover, Kent Work starts this weekend (Saturday 26 April) on the A2 Jubilee Way in Dover to repair manhole covers on the viaduct.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Two congestion cutting schemes completed in Yorkshire The Highway Agency has just completed two pinch point schemes, reducing congestion and improving journeys for drivers on the M1 in Yorkshire.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Next phase of improvements on the M40/A34 junction Work starts next week on the second phase of improvements on the M40/A34 junction which will reduce congestion and boost the local economy.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

£7m Broughton Interchange Pinch Point improvements start next month A £7m Highways Agency project to reduce congestion around one of Lancashire’s key motorway junctions will get underway next month.

Date: 25 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

M40 Junction 12 Improvements Scheme: draft orders - April 2014

Explanatory statement, public notice, draft compulsory purchase order, draft scheme order and draft side road order.

Type: Publication

Overnight improvements on the A46 near Bath Overnight work to maintain safe and reliable journeys on the A46 north of Bath will start on Monday, 28 April and continues for three weeks.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Roads Minister approves scheme extension: three more miles of A1 Western Bypass to be widened The Roads Minister has given the green light for the Highways Agency to widen more of the A1 Western Bypass at Gateshead – helping to tackle congestion and support economic growth and local development.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

M6 Preston waterproofing work resumes with overnight carriageway closures Work to repair a motorway bridge along the northbound carriageway of the M6 north of Preston in Lancashire will resume this weekend (Friday 25 April) with a series of overnight carriageway closures on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Highways Agency: still time to have your say as A14 consultation continues The Highways Agency is urging those who use the A14 and who live or work nearby to get online and have their say on the plans for the £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Milestone reached as A11 bypass set to open A key milestone in the programme to dual the A11 between Fiveways roundabout and Thetford in Suffolk will be reached with the opening of the A11 bypass on 28 April 2014.

Date: 24 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Road users advised of overnight closures on M18 junction 2 to A1(M) slip roads near Doncaster The Highways Agency is carrying out overnight resurfacing work and road marking on the M18 junction 2 to A1(M) northbound slip roads.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Road users advised of overnight lane closures on M42 near Solihull The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight resurfacing work on the M42 near Solihull from this Thursday evening (24 April), lasting five weeks.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Drivers to enjoy a ‘smarter’ M25 next week Another section of ‘smart’ motorway opens next week on the M25 in Kent and Surrey, improving journeys for drivers and boosting the economy.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight closures of the M1 and M6 at Catthorpe, Leicestershire There will be a number of overnight closures as part of the Highways Agency’s M1 Junction 19 improvement at Catthorpe, Leicestershire, in the coming week.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Overnight concrete repairs on M54 near Telford, Shropshire The Highways Agency is to carry out concrete repairs on the M54 near Telford, Shropshire, from Friday 2 May.

Date: 23 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Route Strategies Evidence Reports

Route Strategies Evidence Reports

Type: Publication

Resurfacing at the M2/A249 junction, Kent Drivers will benefit from smoother journeys and improved journey reliability thanks to work starting on the M2 near Sittingbourne, Kent.

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A64 westbound lane closures at Bramham for electricity work Drivers are advised that one lane will be closed on the westbound A64, on the approach to Bramham, overnight on 24 April and during the day on 25 April, to allow Northern PowerGrid to install a new electric supply.

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Improvements for A38 Harcombe Bridge near Chudleigh A vital maintenance scheme for Harcombe Bridge on the A38 near Chudleigh, will start at the end of this month.

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Proposed changes to Tunstall road element of A1 Leeming to Barton scheme – draft orders published Draft orders for a modified route for local traffic via Catterick Lane and Tunstall Road that would be put in place as part of the A1 Leeming to Barton improvement scheme are being published today (17 April).

Date: 17 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

A1 Leeming to Barton Improvement - Draft Orders (Catterick Lane / Tunstall Road) - 17 April 2014

Copies of the draft orders for the Catterick Lane / Tunstall Road alternative.

Type: Publication

Improvements to A20, Greater London and Kent Work to improve journeys on a section of the A20 in Kent, near the M20 and M25, will take place next week.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: M26 closed in both directions, Kent Road users are advised that the M26 is closed in both directions, between the M25 and M20, following an incident involving at least four vehicles.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Boost for drivers and Midlands’ economy as latest smart motorway goes live on M6 The Midlands got a boost today with the launch of the latest stretch of ‘smart motorway’, making greater use of technology on the M6 near Birmingham, bringing improved journeys and less congestion.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight carriageway closures for delayed Thelwall Viaduct repairs Drivers using the M6 through Cheshire are being advised that Thelwall Viaduct will be subject to overnight carriageway closures next week as a £2.5 million maintenance project moves onto the northbound bridge.

Date: 16 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Easter travel eased as the Highways Agency lifts road works Easter holidaymakers will be able to travel more freely during the bank holiday weekend as 98% of England’s motorways and major A roads will be free of road works.

Date: 14 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

New generation of motorway opens on M25 Drivers on the M25 are reaping the benefits of record roads investment as the first section of a new generation of motorways opened today.

Date: 14 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Red X means ‘don’t use that lane’ Follow the Red X code and don’t drive in a motorway lane with a Red X displayed.

Date: 11 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Are you fit to tow? CCTV clip shows the importance of being prepared for towing New CCTV footage shows the potential dangers of towing as the Highways Agency urges drivers to prepare caravans and trailers this Easter.

Date: 11 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Better journeys for drivers around Telford as scheme completes ahead of schedule Drivers are already starting to benefit from improvements to the M54 Forge roundabout, which have been completed ahead of schedule by the Highways Agency, despite challenging winter weather.

Date: 9 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of M6 closures for resurfacing near Stoke-on-Trent The Highways Agency will be resurfacing the M6 between junctions 15 and 16 near Stoke-on-Trent from Monday 14 April.

Date: 9 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

M25 becomes ‘smartest’ motorway in the country Final preparations are taking place for the M25 to become England’s first ‘smart’ motorway, improving journeys and boosting the economy.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Smoother and safer journeys for the M25 in Kent Overnight resurfacing starts this week on the clockwise M25 between junctions 4 (Orpington) and 5 (Sevenoaks) in Kent to provide smoother and safer journeys.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Highways Agency launches A14 consultation Plans for the £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme moved a step closer today with the launch of a 10 week consultation.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

£6 million cost to collect litter on motorways - Bag and Bin it, Highways Agency asks road users The litter blighting England's motorways costs at least £6 million a year to collect and could fill an Olympic sized swimming pool four times over, latest figures from the Highways Agency show.

Date: 7 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

£4.3m pinch point improvement project to reduce congestion near Leeds and Wakefield A Highways Agency project to reduce congestion and improve access to Leeds and Wakefield will get underway on the M1 at junction 41, in West Yorkshire next week (7 April).

Date: 4 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Improved road surface on the M1 and A1 northbound, London A package of work begins next Monday (7 April) to improve the surface of the northbound M1 and A1 in London, resulting in smoother journeys.

Date: 3 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Dartford Crossing improvements move a step closer The introduction of a new scheme to improve journeys at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing will move a step closer later this month with the start of advance construction work.

Date: 3 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

A45/A46 Tollbar End upgrade near Coventry. Work to connect new water main As part of the £106 million investment to improve the A45/A46 Tollbar End roundabout, A45 Stonebridge Highway and Stivichall Junction, a new water main is to be connected at Siskin Drive.

Date: 1 April 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

£3.8 million scheme to replace central reservation barriers between Junctions 21 and 22 on the M5

Road users will benefit from new concrete safety barriers being installed on the central reservation of the M5 near Weston-super-Mare.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Safety improvement work on the M6 in Staffordshire

The Highways Agency is to carry out safety improvement work on the M6 near Stoke from Monday 7 April.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight improvements on the A14, Suffolk

Road users will benefit from improved safety along the eastbound A14 in Suffolk thanks to a scheme taking place in April.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvements: important dates for diaries

The Highways Agency has announced the 10-week consultation for the major upgrade to the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon will start on Thursday 7 April, 2014 and close on 15 June 2014.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March - Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on A11 in Suffolk as part of the dualling scheme

As work to improve the A11 Fiveways to Thetford progresses, road users are advised that there will be road closures on the A11 in Suffolk at the start of April.


Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Motorists advised of M42 closure between junctions 3 and 2 southbound due to incident in Warwickshire

Motorists are being advised of a closure on the M42 between junctions 3 and 2 southbound due to an ongoing incident.

Date: 31 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Final A556 overnight closure tonight

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being reminded that repairs to the route will be completed tonight (Sunday 31 March) with the final overnight closure of the carriageway.

Date: 30 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: A556 overnight closures continue tonight

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being reminded that weekend overnight closures of the route for repairs will continue tonight (Saturday 29 March).

Date: 29 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March 2014 - Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March 2014 - Sunday 6 April

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 06 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: A556 overnight closures this weekend

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being reminded that overnight closures of the route for repairs will start tonight (Friday 28 March).

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 28 March but could be subject to change

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 6 April 2014

The following information summarises the work being carried out this coming week. It is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March 2014 – Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing work starts on A46 Warwick Bypass

The Highways Agency is to resurface the A46 Warwick Bypass from Monday 31 March.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: Overnight closures this weekend M5 between junctions 11a and 12

Road users are advised that the M5 between junctions 11a and 12 will require closures this weekend as part of essential maintenance works at Gloucester Painswick Bridge.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March to Sunday 6 April The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

A new milestone for the A23 Handcross to Warninglid widening project

Workers on the A23 Handcross to Warninglid major project have achieved a significant safety milestone - they have worked more than one million hours without a single accident.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Business Plan 2014-2015

The Highways Agency Business Plan for 2014 - 2015.

Type: Publication

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March - Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 27 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March – Sunday 6 April

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 31 March to Sunday 6 April 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

£30,000 A556 overnight repairs this weekend

Drivers using the A556 link between the M56 and M6 in Cheshire are being advised that a £30,000 project to tackle wear and tear along the route will be delivered with overnight working this weekend.

Date: 28 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Weekend testing on the M6 near Birmingham ahead of smart motorway opening

Hard shoulder running tests will take place this Sunday, 30 March on a short stretch of the M6 in Birmingham, with a view to an extra lane becoming fully operational by Easter. A further day of testing on Sunday 6 April may also be needed.

Date: 27 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Essential bridge maintenance work M49 near Avonmouth

Road users are advised that essential overnight work on the M49 southbound bridge near Avonmouth will begin on Monday, 31 March and continue for five nights.

Date: 27 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Motorists warned of delays on M6 between junctions 15 to 14 in Staffordshire

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M6 between junctions 15 to 14 following an incident earlier this morning.

Date: 27 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Westbound M56 closed between Bowdon and Lymm tonight

Drivers planning to use the westbound M56 in Cheshire later this evening (Wednesday 26 March) are being advised that the whole westbound carriageway will be closed for resurfacing work between Bowdon at junctions 7 and 8 and Lymm at junction 9 .

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Work to improve safety at A50 and A500 Sideway roundabout in Stoke-on-Trent

A Highways Agency scheme to improve safety at the A50 and A500 roundabout in Stoke-on-Trent will get underway next week.

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of resurfacing work of A46 Evesham Bypass

The Highways Agency is to resurface the A46 Cheltenham Road between Ashton and Evesham, also known as the Evesham Bypass, from Friday 4 April.

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Safety work to be carried out on bridge over the M6 near Stafford

The Highways Agency is to carry out safety work on the bridge that carries Ash Flats Lane over the M6 between junction 13 and 14 near Stafford from Tuesday 1 April.

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Northbound M6 closures for bridge repairs south of Tebay

Drivers using the northbound M6 in Cumbria are being advised that a section of the route will be closed next week for bridge repairs

Date: 26 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Single lane only for westbound M56 tonight

Drivers are being advised the westbound M56 between junction 8 with the A556 at Bowdon and junction 9 with the M6 at Lymm will only have a single running lane open to traffic from around 11.30pm this evening (Tuesday 25 March)

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Westbound M56 lane closures possible tonight

Drivers are being advised that the westbound M56 between junction 8 with the A556 at Bowdon and junction 9 with the M6 at Lymm may only have a single running lane open to traffic from around 10pm this evening (Tuesday 25 March)

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Essential maintenance work Piffs Elm Bridge M5 junction 10 at Gloucester

The Highways Agency has announced plans for extensive maintenance work at Piffs Elm Bridge which supports the A4019 over the M5 at junction 10 near Gloucester.

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: Postponed M6 junction 39 resurfacing starts Thursday

Drivers using the M6 through Cumbria are being advised that postponed resurfacing work along the northbound exit slip road at junction 39 at Shap will now start this Thursday (27 March).

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic Bulletin amendment: Traffic to start using new section of A453

Work to switch the traffic using the A453 in Nottinghamshire to a new section of road has been rescheduled after heavy rain has been forecast.

Date: 25 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Essential repairs to be carried out along A590 at Ulverston

The Highways Agency will be carrying out essential carriageway reconstruction and resurfacing work on the A590 Canal Street in Ulverston between Booths Roundabout and the junction with Swan Street, for approximately two weeks from Monday 31 March.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight slip road closures at M6 junction 16 near Stoke-on-Trent

The southbound entry slip road at junction 16 of the M6 near Stoke-on-Trent will be closed for repairs for seven nights from Monday 7 April.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Road users advised of overnight closures on M69 near Coventry

The Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight drainage and road marking work on the M69 near Coventry from Monday 7 April.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic to start using new section of A453

Traffic using the A453 in Nottinghamshire is to be switched to a new section of road from next week as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvements.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: A34 between the A343 and the A4 northbound (Berkshire ) closed.

Road users are advised that the A34 between the A343 and the A4 northbound has been closed due to a serious incident this morning.

Date: 24 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March - Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March 2014 - Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March 2014 - Sunday 30 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March – Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 24 – Sunday 30 March 2014

The following information summarises the work being carried out this coming week. It is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March to Sunday 30 March The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 24 – Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March 2014 – Sunday 30 March 2014 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March to Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 21 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 24 - Sunday 30 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 18 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Road users advised of overnight closures of M6 in Staffordshire

The Highways Agency will be replacing road markings and studs on the M6 between junction 14 at Stafford and junction 15 at Stoke-on-Trent from Monday 31 March.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 24 March – Sunday 30 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Overnight closures for M1 j39-42 smart motorway improvements

Road users are advised that parts of the M1 in West Yorkshire will be closed for five nights between this Sunday (23 March) and the following Saturday (5 April) as part of the next phase of work to upgrade the road to a smart motorway.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Improvements to A27 in East Sussex

Work to resurface sections of the A27 near Bexhill in East Sussex, which will improve road safety and ensure smoother journeys for road users, will take place next week.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: M6 junction 39 resurfacing POSTPONED

Drivers using the M6 through Cumbria are being advised that resurfacing work along the northbound exit slip road at junction 39 at Shap has been postponed.

Date: 20 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Overnight closures of the M6 at Catthorpe, Leicestershire

Road users are advised that there will be three overnight closures of the M6 at its junction with the M1 junction 19 at Catthorpe within the next week as part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing improvement scheme.

Date: 19 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Smoother journeys for A66 Keswick drivers in £340,000 project

A £340,000 Highways Agency project to resurface a half-mile section of the A66 west of Keswick in Cumbria will get underway next week.

Date: 19 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

A63 Garrison Road roundabout to Southcoates Roundabout resurfacing

The Highways Agency will be carrying out resurfacing, and associated road marking and road stud work on the A63 between Garrison Road roundabout and Southcoates Roundabout in Hull, next week.

Date: 19 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on A11 and B1106 in Suffolk as part of the dualling scheme

Road users are advised that there will be two separate road closures on the A11 and B1106 in Suffolk as part of the A11 Fiveways to Thetford dualling and improvement scheme at the end of March.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Northbound lane closure M6 in Cheshire

Drivers using the northbound carriageway along a busy section of the M6 through Staffordshire and Cheshire are being advised that congestion resulting from an earlier incident is continuing and could continue into this evening's peak travel period.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

A19 Leven Viaduct maintenance work, Maltby

The Highways Agency will shortly be carrying out essential repairs to the A19 Leven Viaduct near Maltby, Cleveland.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight slip road closures for M6 junction 39 at Shap

Drivers using the M6 through Cumbria are being advised that the northbound exit slip road at junction 39 at Shap will close overnight for up to a week from Thursday (20 March).

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

£2.8m safety boost for M56 at Lymm

A £2.86m Highways Agency project to provide a new concrete safety barrier along the M56 around Lymm in Cheshire will get underway at the weekend.

Date: 18 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Improvement work at the A14/M11 Girton Interchange - update

Road users are advised that there will be overnight closures on the A14 and M11 at the Girton Interchange (junction 31) from tonight (Monday 17 March) while work to strengthen the embankments and reconstruct drainage systems is taking place.


Date: 17 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Bridge work on M6 junction 2 near Coventry

The Highways Agency is to replace bridge joints on the M6 near junction 2 near Coventry from Monday 31 March for two weeks.

Date: 17 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Closures tonight on A14 westbound and M11 northbound in Cambridgeshire

The A14 westbound between junctions 31 and 28 and the M11 northbound from junction 13 will be closed from 9pm tonight for a lorry to be recovered following an earlier incident.

Date: 15 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 17 – Sunday 23 March 2014



The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.


Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March 2014 - Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March 2014 - Sunday 23 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March – Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March 2014 – Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Public information exhibitions for A1 Leeming to Scotch Corner improvements, North Yorkshire

Road users and local residents are being invited to attend public information exhibitions to update them about the work that is taking place to upgrade part of the A1 in North Yorkshire to a three-lane motorway.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Improvements for northbound A12 near Colchester

Work to restore a section of the A12 near Colchester, resulting in smoother journeys for road users, will begin next Thursday (20 March) for up to three nights.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on A120, near Braintree, Essex

Road users are advised that part of the A120 will be closed overnight for three nights next week as the ongoing Galleys Corner roundabout improvement scheme continues.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: overnight carriageway closures for resurfacing on the A11 near Wymondham in Norfolk

Road users are advised that overnight maintenance work to improve the road surface and maintain road safety on the A11 near Wymondham in Norfolk will start on Monday (17 March).


Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Northbound A12 closed near Mountnessing, Essex for surface repairs

Resurfacing is due to be carried out tomorrow night (Saturday 15 March) on the northbound A12 near Mountnessing in Essex.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Traffic bulletin: Safety scheme starts at Hartley Bends on the A46 at Bath

A scheme to improve the safety of road users on the A46 near Bath will get underway next week, a day later than scheduled on Wednesday, March 19.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Overnight resurfacing work on Eastville Viaduct, M32 Bristol

Road users are advised that essential overnight resurfacing work on Eastville Viaduct on the M32 junction 2 in Bristol will begin on Monday 17 March.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic Bulletin: Southbound M42 re-opened between junctions 11 and 10 following incident

Road users are advised that the southbound M42 has re-opened between J11 and J10 in Warwickshire following a serious incident this morning.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New safety barriers for A628 Salters Brook Bridge

The Highways Agency will begin work to renew barriers on the A628 at Salters Brook Bridge in Sheffield next week, improving safety along this important Pennine route.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Partial M53 roundabout closure for resurfacing

A £90,000 Highways Agency project to resurface parts of the roundabout with the A41 at junction 5 of the M53 near Ellesmere Port will be taking place next week.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March to Sunday 23 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March - Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic Bulletin: M42 southbound closed between junction 11 and 10 due to incident

Road users are advised that the southbound M42 is closed between J11 and J10 in Warwickshire following a serious incident this morning.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme on track

The £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme in Cambridgeshire is progressing well and the Highways Agency is on track to submit its Development Consent Order application this autumn. Construction work is expected to get underway in late 2016, with the road opening to traffic by the end of the decade.

Date: 14 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March to Sunday 23 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 14 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

New crossing to improve safety on A595 in Egremont

Pedestrians and cyclists in Egremont will soon benefit from a new signal-controlled toucan crossing to help them cross the A595.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Repair work for A1 Ferrybridge to Redhouse, Yorkshire

The Highways Agency will carry out overnight repairs and maintenance work on parts of the A1 through Yorkshire from this weekend.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 17 March – Sunday 23 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

A64 Brambling Fields slip road closure for safety work

Drivers using the A64 in North Yorkshire are being advised that the eastbound exit slip road at the Brambling Fields junction east of Malton will be closed for a week for maintenance.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: A417 Gloucester closed between A429 and A336


Road users advised that the A417 is closed between the A429, Cowley, and A336 at Air balloon Roundabouthas reopened following three incidents this morning.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Find out more: proposals to transform 32 miles of the M4 between junctions 3 and 12, London/Bucks/Berks Road users, local residents and businesses can find out more next week about proposals to transform the M4 into one of the longest stretches of ‘smart motorway’ in England by 2021.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Resurfacing on the A404, High Wycombe/Burchett’s Green

Work to resurface sections of the southbound A404 between High Wycombe and Burchett’s Green will begin overnight on Thursday 20 March, resulting in smoother journeys for drivers.

Date: 13 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Essential maintenance at Stroud Road Brookthorpe Bridge M5 near Gloucester

Essential maintenance work at Stroud Road Brookthorpe Bridge on M5 between Junctions 11a and 12 will require narrow lanes on both carriageways from Monday, March 24.

Date: 12 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Safety scheme starts at Hartley Bends on the A46 at Bath

A scheme to improve the safety of road users on the A46 near Bath will get underway next week.

Date: 12 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Resurfacing work starts on M6 between junctions 3 and 3a near Coventry

The Highways Agency is to resurface the M6 between junctions 3 and 3a near Corley Services, Coventry, from Monday 17 March.

Date: 12 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: M6 northbound remains closed between junction 6 and 7, Birmingham

The northbound M6 remains closed between junction 6 at Gravelly Hill and junction 7 at Great Barr, Birmingham, following an incident involving an HGV earlier today.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closure of the anti-clockwise M25 at junction 5 in Kent

Road users are advised that the anti-clockwise M25 will be closed at junction 5 tonight (Tuesday 11 March) for surface repairs.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Eastbound M62 (junction 37) closure tonight for vehicle recovery

Drivers in Yorkshire and the Humber are being advised that a section of the eastbound M62 around the end of the motorway at North Cave will close tonight for several hours for recovery of a large crane involved in an accident earlier today (Tuesday 11 March).

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic bulletin: Eastbound M62 closed at Huddersfield in West Yorkshire

Drivers in West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester are being advised to avoid the eastbound M62 around Huddersfield following a serious incident at around 1pm today (Tuesday 11 March) which has resulted in the full and ongoing closure of the carriageway.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic Bulletin: M6 northbound closed between junction 6 and 7 due to incident. Highways Agency advises drivers to seek alternative routes and allow extra time for journeys

The M6 northbound is closed between junction 6 at Gravelly Hill and junction 7 at Great Barr, Birmingham, due to a serious incident.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Driving through the A3 Hindhead tunnel...?

Drivers using the A3 Hindhead tunnel in Surrey are being reminded that the red X symbol above a lane means 'move out, stay out'.

Date: 11 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: B5288 (Penrith) closed nightly for M6 bridge repairs

Drivers using the B5288 over the M6 in Cumbria are being advised that it will be totally closed for four nights this week for work to repair the bridge over the motorway.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Nightly B road closure this week for M6 bridge works at Penrith

Drivers using a local B road over the M6 in Cumbria are being advised that it will be totally closed for four nights this week for work to repair the bridge over the motorway.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures on the northbound A12 at Hatfield Peverel, Essex

Drivers in Essex are advised that there will be overnight closures of the A12 between Junction 19 and Junction 20B at Hatfield Peverel from tonight (Monday 10 March) for maintenance work.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

M4/M5 smart motorway – Highways Agency wants to hear from road users

Onlive survey available until end of March.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Traffic bulletin: overnight carriageway closures for resurfacing on the A47 Acle Straight and repairs on the A12 Breydon Bridge in Norfolk

Road users are advised that overnight maintenance work to improve the road surface and maintain road safety on the A47 near Acle in Norfolk will start tonight (Monday 10 March).

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Weekend and overnight carriageway closures for M6 bridge repairs in Lancashire

Work to repair a motorway bridge along the northbound carriageway of the M6 north of Preston will take place later this month.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Lighting maintenance on the A20 near Folkestone, Kent

Lighting maintenance starts on the A20 next Monday (17 March) on the viaduct approaching the Roundhill Tunnel near Folkestone in Kent.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Traffic bulletin: Abnormal loads on the M25, Essex/Kent/Surrey

Road users planning to travel on the M25 and other major roads in Essex, Kent and Surrey on the next two weekends are advised that a large slow moving vehicle carrying a large transformer will be travelling in those areas.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Improved journeys on the A259 between Rye and Brenzett

Resurfacing is due to start today (Monday 10 March) to provide drivers with smoother, quieter and safer journeys on the A259 between Rye and Brenzett.

Date: 10 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 10 – Sunday 16 March 2014

The following information summarises the work being carried out this coming week. It is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March 2014 - Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March 2014 - Sunday 16 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March - Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March – Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March 2014 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

£1m for smoother M60 journeys around Stockport

A £1m overnight resurfacing scheme along the M60 around Stockport in Greater Manchester is underway.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Safety improvements for the A23 in East Sussex

Drivers on the A23 in East Sussex will benefit from safer journeys as a result of lighting maintenance starting on Monday (10 March).

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in the North West: Weekly summary for Monday 10 – Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 7 March but could be subject to change

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 10 March to Sunday 16 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Reduced congestion for the M20 near Maidstone, Kent

Road users on the M20 near Maidstone in Kent will benefit from reduced congestion as work starts next Monday (10 March) to realign the coastbound exit slip road at junction 7 to improve traffic flows.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Planned roadworks in North East: Weekly summary for Monday 10 - Sunday 16 March 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 4 March but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North East

Gantry installations on the M25 junctions 25 to 27, in Herts/Essex

Work to install gantries on the M25 between junction 25, Cheshunt and junction 27, Epping will continue this month and through spring as part of the major upgrade of this section of the M25 into a ‘smart motorway’.

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Overnight closures of the M1 at Catthorpe, Leicestershire

As part of the M1 Junction 19 Improvement Scheme near Catthorpe, Leicestershire, a series of overnight closures will be necessary during March, as traffic management arrangements - the roadworks - are changed

Date: 7 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East Midlands

Safety improvements on the A46 in Gloucestershire

A £1.5m Highways Agency project to improve safety and access to a major motorway junction in Gloucestershire will get underway this month (31 March 2014).

Date: 6 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South West

Lane closures for overnight central barrier work along M6 in Cumbria

Drivers using the M6 between Shap and Penrith in Cumbria are being advised of lane closures later this month as work gets underway to repair and maintain the central reservation barrier along an eight mile stretch of the motorway.

Date: 6 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

£450,000 repairs for M6 north of Penrith

Two Highways Agency projects to give drivers safer, smoother journeys along the M6 north of Penrith in Cumbria will be taking place this month.

Date: 6 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: North West

Traffic bulletin: westbound A14 closed overnight near Newmarket, Suffolk, for resurfacing

Road users are advised that the westbound A14 will be closed overnight tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow night near Newmarket, Suffolk, for sections of the carriageway to be resurfaced.

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Road surveys on the A31, Dorset

Overnight surveys of the A31 in Dorset to inform future maintenance work will begin on Monday (10 March).

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: South East

Safety improvements on M6 in Staffordshire

Work to improve safety for road users on the M6 between junctions 14 and 15 in Staffordshire will start on Monday (10 March).

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

A45/A46 Tollbar End Quarterly Newsletter - March 2014

Issue 1 – March 2014

Type: Publication

Overnight bridge work on M5 to M6 link road near West Bromwich

Overnight work to replace bridge expansion joints on the M5 to M6 link road between West Bromwich and Walsall starts on Monday 10 March for six weeks.

Date: 4 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Traffic Bulletin: Update - work on new safety measures on A120 in Essex to start in mid-March

Road users are advised that work on a scheme to improve safety for drivers on the A120 in the Little Bentley area of Essex will now start in mid-March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: East

Draft regulations published for consultation: variable mandatory speed limits M5 J4a to J6

Draft regulations to introduce variable mandatory speed limits as part of a proposed upgrade of the M5 (junctions 4a to 6) to a smart motorway, have been published today (3 March 2014) for consultation.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Overnight barrier replacement on M69, Warwickshire

Work to replace the safety barrier on the M69 in Warwickshire is due to start on Monday 10 March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Bridge improvement work starts on A38(M) Aston Expressway, Birmingham

The Highways Agency is to carry out bridge improvement work on the A38(M) Aston Expressway, Birmingham, from Monday 17 March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: West Midlands

Safety improvement work on M50 near junction 3, Herefordshire

Work to replace the safety barrier alongside the M50 immediately before junction 3 near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, starts on Monday 10 March.

Date: 3 March 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National