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Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Highways England Traffic Officers help keep holidaymakers and other road users moving on the busy A30 in Cornwall, assisting more than 120 incidents over the past two months of the summer holiday season.

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Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Highways England Traffic Officers help keep holidaymakers and other road users moving on the busy A30 in Cornwall, assisting more than 120 incidents over the past two months of the summer holiday season.

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FOI release: A21 pothole

FOI release: A21 pothole

Response to a request in relation to a pothole on the A21.

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Press release: Student drivers urged to lighten up before taking to the road as Freshersí season starts

Press release: Student drivers urged to lighten up before taking to the road as Freshersí season starts

New research suggests over half of students would potentially drive an overloaded car. Data shows 7 out of 10 students have driven while tired.

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FOI release: Cancellation of M2 closures between junctions 7 5

FOI release: Cancellation of M2 closures between junctions 7 5

Response to a request for information regarding the cancellation of the M2 works between junctions 5 and 7.

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FOI release: M25 smart motorway

FOI release: M25 smart motorway

Response to a request for information regarding a smart motorway upgrade on the M25 between Reigate and Orpington within 2013 and 2015.

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Press release: Roadside recovery industry offered Ďsmartí training by Highways England

Press release: Roadside recovery industry offered Ďsmartí training by Highways England

Highways England joins forces with the Network Training Partnership (NTP) to offer rescue and roadside recovery services a brand new training course to help them work safely on smart motorways.

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Press release: Strong but silent type of rig brings quieter roadworks

Press release: Strong but silent type of rig brings quieter roadworks

People living near a major Highways England roads project have benefitted from new quieter roadworks.

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Notice: Crichel Down notices: Highways England

Notice: Crichel Down notices: Highways England

Crichel Down notices relating to the sale of surplus land and property owned by Highways England.

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Decision: Dartford Crossing: charging scheme amendment order

Decision: Dartford Crossing: charging scheme amendment order

Order stating the free-flow road user charging scheme (without toll barriers) at the Dartford-Thurrock Crossing, will remain in force indefinitely.

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Extra motorway lanes saving drivers 40 minutes each week

Extra motorway lanes saving drivers 40 minutes each week

Extra lanes and new technology on one of Englandís busiest stretches of motorway are saving commuters up to 40 minutes each week.

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Press release: Extra motorway lanes saving drivers 40 minutes each week

Press release: Extra motorway lanes saving drivers 40 minutes each week

Extra lanes and new technology on one of Englandís busiest stretches of motorway are saving commuters up to 40 minutes each week.

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Safety on smart motorways

Safety on smart motorways

Highways England media statement:

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Updated plans for A27 Arundel bypass go on show

Updated plans for A27 Arundel bypass go on show

Six options for upgrading one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in south-east England have been unveiled by Highways England today (Friday 30 August).

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Keeping British MotoGP visitors on track for safer rides

Keeping British MotoGP visitors on track for safer rides

Highways England is reminding motorcyclists heading to the British MotoGP at Silverstone this weekend to make sure they stay safe Ė whatever the weather.

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Highways England urging motorists to Ďcheck it before towing ití

Highways England urging motorists to Ďcheck it before towing ití

Highways England is calling on motorists to Ďcheck it before towing ití following dramatic footage showing a trailer rolling down the M25 in Surrey

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Meet Highways Englandís control room operator and star baker

Meet Highways Englandís control room operator and star baker

By day she helps to keep the motorway network moving in Highways England's West Midlands regional control room.

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Meet Highways Englandís control room operator and star baker

Meet Highways Englandís control room operator and star baker

By day she helps to keep the motorway network moving in Highways England's West Midlands regional control room.

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M1 safety week reduces collisions by a third

M1 safety week reduces collisions by a third

A week of action to improve safety on the M1 helped to reduce collisions by almost a third.

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Going the extra historical mile

Going the extra historical mile

Six stone and cast-iron mileposts across roadsides in Yorkshire have been restored, protecting a historical feature and enhancing cultural heritage.

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Highways England weighs in with one tonne donation for food banks

Highways England weighs in with one tonne donation for food banks

Food banks helping families in crisis over the school holidays have been given more than a tonne of food and other items by teams working on Highways England schemes.

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Major upgrades planned for trans Pennine route

Major upgrades planned for trans Pennine route

Major upgrades to a northern trans-Pennine route are being planned to reduce congestion, and improve journey times and safety for thousands of drivers.

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Multi million pound investment for Yorkshire coastal route

Multi million pound investment for Yorkshire coastal route

More than £22m is being invested on a major Yorkshire coastal route over the next 12 months, improving journeys and safety for the thousands of drivers who use it every day.

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Highways England geared up to help motorists this bank holiday

Highways England geared up to help motorists this bank holiday

More than 480 miles of roadworks will be lifted or completed on motorways and major A-roads to help families have smoother journeys over the August bank holiday.

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Biggest ever emergency exercise planned for M62

Biggest ever emergency exercise planned for M62

One of the biggest ever motorway emergency exercises will take place on the M62 this weekend to help improve responses to major road incidents.

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Tackling tyre graveyards as new road surface using rubber is trialled

Tackling tyre graveyards as new road surface using rubber is trialled

A new road surface using recycled tyres is being trialled on the M1 motorway by Highways England.

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Here we go! Football fans urged to remember basic rules of road

Here we go! Football fans urged to remember basic rules of road

Football fans are being urged to play it safe when travelling home or away as the new season kicks off this weekend.

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Cumbrian students get construction insight from M6 team

Cumbrian students get construction insight from M6 team

Highways engineers of the future swap a day in the classroom for real world construction knowledge thanks to a Highways England team delivering improvements near Carlisle.

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Huge stride forward in upgrade of M6 junction

Huge stride forward in upgrade of M6 junction

A £78 million upgrade of junction 10 of the M6 which will ease congestion and speed up journeys for thousands of drivers has taken a big step forward.

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All in a day's work for problem solvers at Highways England

All in a day's work for problem solvers at Highways England

Reuniting a concert violinist with his beloved instrument and helping a driver stranded at motorway services for three days Ė it's all in a dayís work for our customer contact centre.

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Boost for bees and safer, smoother journeys in A66 upgrade

Boost for bees and safer, smoother journeys in A66 upgrade

Safer, smoother journeys as well as environmental benefits are on the way along the A66 in Cumbria Ė thanks to a £3.5 million package of improvements.

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Highways England awards groundbreaking contracts to deliver major upgrades

Highways England awards groundbreaking contracts to deliver major upgrades

The first in a series of contracts with supply chain partners to carry out up to £8.7 billion of work on Englandís motorways and major A-roads have been signed.

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Roman treasures found on A1

Roman treasures found on A1

Roman objects discovered through a Highways England major road improvement scheme shed light on Roman life in North Yorkshire.

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Fuel for thought as motorists head off on Easter getaway

Fuel for thought as motorists head off on Easter getaway

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks for Easter getaway to improve holiday journeys for millions of motorists and passengers.

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Highways England highlights dangers faced by road workers

Highways England highlights dangers faced by road workers

Highways England highlights the dangers faced by road workers as it released CCTV images of an incident that left a man with multiple injuries.

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Itís not just drivers who have motorway woes

Itís not just drivers who have motorway woes

Motorway patrols expect to deal with a variety of incidents and problems during their shift and they are not always confined to just humans.

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A generation to drive society forward

A generation to drive society forward

Highways England is calling for apprentices and graduates to help build a road network for the future.

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Kestrel close encounter

Kestrel close encounter

A kestrel has taken a shine to a Highways England CCTV camera stand on junction 11a of the M5.

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Graduate opportunities: Highways England

Graduate opportunities: Highways England

At Highways England we are looking for graduates to join our 3 year graduate training programme.

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New Chief Financial Officer

New Chief Financial Officer

Highways England appoint new Chief Financial Officer.

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M6 junction 5 to 6 closure 4 Feb 2016: Highways England response

M6 junction 5 to 6 closure 4 Feb 2016: Highways England response

Highways Englandís written submission to the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissionerís questions in response to the M6 junction 5 to 6 closure on 4 Feb 2016.

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Resurfacing and maintenance: M11, Essex

Resurfacing and maintenance: M11, Essex

Highways England is resurfacing part of the M11, one of the busiest roads in the East England.

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Improvement work begins on the M11, Essex

Improvement work begins on the M11, Essex

Improvement work on the M11 to begin on Monday 8 February.

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Improvements on the A64

Improvements on the A64

In January 2016 Highways England begins a series of projects on the A64 between Bramham and Staxton.

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Essential work on the A14 & M11 in Cambridgeshire

Essential work on the A14 & M11 in Cambridgeshire

Highways England improves safety for thousands of drivers on the A14 and M11.

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