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National Highways makes 32 design changes to overbudget A66 road scheme


National Highways has announced 32 design changes to its proposed A66 Northern Trans-Pennine project.

The design changes have been made in collaboration with delivery partners Balfour Beatty, Costain, Keltbray and Kier following feedback from stakeholders and the public. The scheme will see the remaining 29km of single carriageway sections of the…

Infrastructure pipeline could be impacted by inflation, recession and supply chain uncertainty


High inflation, recession and supply chain uncertainty are jeopardising key infrastructure projects that are crucial to Britain’s chance at economic recovery, according to a new report from construction consultant Currie & Brown.

The 2023 Infrastructure Cost Predictions Report finds that the total cost of Britain’s National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) is set…

A1 bridge resurfacing and renewals to go ahead in west Yorkshire


Two key structures over the A1 in west Yorkshire are set for important maintenance work this year.

The Wentbridge Viaduct will see important resurfacing and maintenance work go ahead, while work will also be undertaken on the nearby Wentedge Road Bridge. Resurfacing and renewal has been earmarked by National Highways for…