Highways Agency


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Highways Agency

an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport.
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Mr Jones said: "I'm pleased that both the Highways Agency and Stephen Hammond are taking these concerns seriously and I am waiting for a further report following the engineer's investigation.
Derek Turner, of the Highways Agency, says: "Items thrown from vehicles can a hazard to other road users.
The Liberal Democrat MP has put forward legislation in the Commons that would require the Highways Agency and other public authorities to promote tourism by providing or permitting appropriate road signs.
HENRY Williams Ltd of Darlington has asked us to point out that it was not entitled to make statements relating to a contract to supply roadside equipment cabinets to the Highways Agency. The company had been commissioned to manufacture and supply aluminum Type 600 cabinets and associated equipment, as and when required.
One of the companies bidding for Birmingham City Council's pounds 2.2 billion highways maintenance contract has been drafted in by the Highways Agency to develop a national jambusting traffic information system.
A CRASH which killed three pensioners on an A1 crossing in Northumberland was only the second accident there in a three-year period, according to the Highways Agency.
The Highways Agency reaffirmed its opposition to proposals for the Magic Boat sculpture - a move which has infuriated the local authority.
The Highways Agency has been presented with a Milestone Award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme for having 1,000 sites registered a first for construction clients in the UK.
The Highways Agency and Yorkshire Animal Ambulance helped to reunite the family with their missing pet pooch.
After the Telegraph contacted the Highways Agency contractors were hurriedly sent back out to correct the howler, made as long-running works come to an end on the northbound A46 near the A428 junction.
Darlington-based Henry Williams has secured a multi-million pound contract with the Highways Agency to supply secure cabinets to house sensitive roadside electronic equipment.
Staff from AmeyMouchel, the Highways Agency's contractor, have been working alongside Highways Agency traffic officers and the Central Motorway Police Group since September to speed the clear-up of debris from crashes and reduce related congestion.
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