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Information about the Highways Agency

The Highways Agency is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT), and is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport. We have a major role in delivering the Government's Ten Year Plan for Transport.

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What does the Highways Agency do? We are responsible for England's strategic road network - managing traffic, tackling congestion, informing road users, improving safety, minimising adverse impact on the environment and more.
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We have published our Annual Report for 2007/2008. In the report, you can find out more about our work and how we have performed over the past year. It also includes a financial review for 2007/2008. Our Business Plan for 2008-2009 is available in the Corporate Documents section.
We are committed to providing value for money by ensuring business is managed efficiently and effectively.
Map of the motorways and trunk roads for which the Highways Agency is responsible.
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