Highways England will change its name to National Highways, with Nick Harris confirmed as the new chief executive.
The High Court has ruled that transport secretary ‘acted unlawfully’ when granting permission for a short tunnel through the Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS).
Safety improvements to existing smart motorways will be brought forward and no ALR motorway will be open without radar technology to detect stopped vehicles.
This Highways England report sets out the progress it has made against the action plan published in 2020 to boost smart motorway safety.
A South Yorkshire, police crime commissioner (PCC) has written to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, calling for a ban on smart motorways.
Nick Harris will be Highways England’s acting chief executive from February 1 when Jim O’Sullivan steps down from the role.
Highways England has launched a study into whether surface water which runs off roads affects the level of microplastics in the environment.
Highways England is starting work on a £51 million upgrade to the A19 six months ahead of schedule.
Highways England is introducing new resources to make it easier for disabled people to use England’s motorways and major A-roads.
Network Rail and Highways England have published a new joint document that they hope will make it easier to develop more parkway stations across the UK.
Highways England is to trial cutting motorway speed limits in four areas to 60mph to monitor the impact on air quality.
Highways England is handing £9.3 million to local authorities to encourage businesses with diesel vans to switch to electric with a free two-month trial.
Dipesh J Shah has been selected as Highways England chair, responsible for the delivery of the second five-year road investment strategy, RIS2.
The Department of Transport (DfT) has greenlit millions of pounds of funding for two major highways projects in North East Lincolnshire.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has accelerated plans to fix potholes and improve roads in a shake-up of transport infrastructure spending.
Highways England still has the majority of its £100 million budget left to spend on improving air quality as part of a five year project that ends in 2021.