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All the latest construction news from the transportation sector from Construction News

Andrew Neil CN Summit 2014

UK's biggest clients and companies to address CN Summit 2015

The UK’s biggest clients will present their pipelines and methods of collaboration, with 50 government, private sector and supply chain speakers already confirmed for the Construction News Summit 2015.

Heathrow third runway and Gatwick second runway CGIs

Business leaders call for early vote on Heathrow

Chief executives from Carillion and Mace are among a group of business leaders that have urged the government to call an early parliamentary vote to expand Heathrow.

HS2 High Speed 2 CGI

HS2 kicks off design panel search

HS2 has begun the recruitment process for members of its design panel.

M4 M5 smart motorway scheme in operation

Smart motorways deals worth £1.5bn go to big hitters

Smart motorway deals worth around £1.5bn have been awarded to some of the UK’s biggest contractors, with a Balfour Beatty/Vinci JV set to scoop the biggest of the packages.

Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin visits factory building Custom House station 1

Network Rail electrification pause based on 'unreliable' figures

The government’s decision to “pause” electrification on two major UK rail lines was made after Network Rail had provided “unreliable” and “not accurate” figures on the cost of its enhancement programme, according to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin.

Birmingham City Council Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan Moor Street Entrance

Birmingham HS2 regeneration gets council nod

Birmingham City Council has approved plans for one of the UK’s biggest regeneration programmes, including 4,000 new homes and a new High Speed 2 station.

The scheme includes 4.5 km of new highway and six new bridges including two over railway lines

Mott MacDonald connects with Doncaster airport

Innovative bridge design and construction methods are helping to unlock Yorkshire’s economy.

Robert Meakin, partner, Clyde and Co

Road investment: a developing strategy

Robert Meakin explains the evolving funding structure that will deliver roads up to 2020 and beyond.

Ramboll has proposed a low carbon barrier design

Let’s drive more out of our road network

Roads continue to be the dominant form of transport infrastructure in the UK, and while some say that this is the new age of the railway, the same could be said for the road network.

The new LED lighting provides a low maintenance, fit and forget solution for Conwy Tunnel

Seeing tunnel safety in a new light

Conwy Tunnel has received a number of innovative lighting solutions to improve efficiency and driver safety.

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