Highways England releases net zero roadmap – but neglects to suggest less driving could help cut emissions

At the heart of its strategy is achieving net zero for its own operations by 2030, delivering net zero road maintenance and construction by 2040 and an aim to ‘support’ net zero travel on its roads by 2050

Highways England invests £9.3m in ‘try before you buy’ EV scheme

Businesses are being offered a free trial of EVs for two months

Government to supercharge the future of EV driving with £12m funding

The funding will support research projects which focus on the development of greener vehicles and the improvement of EV charging technology

Highways England to trial low carbon concrete on major A road

Move to use Cemfree could save 500 tonnes of carbon emissions says concrete provider

Skanska trials innovative materials for ‘greener’ roads

The construction and property development giant has set a goal to become carbon neutral by 2045

Highways England rolls out electric roadworks vehicles trial

Researchers from the University of Bath are collecting and analysing data to determine what activities these new vehicles are best suited for

Highways England accelerates EV drive with £2.8m investment

More than 50 charging points are to be installed across the country

LEDs light up UK motorway

  More than 1,600 street lights have been replaced with energy efficient ones at a UK motorway. The improvement works took place on the M62 near Huddersfield and Halifax – junction 22 to 25 – and the M621 near Leeds. The new lights are believed to be 53% more efficient, saving the equivalent energy of […]

Street lights to be replaced with LEDs in Northumberland

Drivers will benefit from a new LED lighting system on the A69 when work begins this week to replace the current street lights. The work is being carried out during the evening to minimise the impact for drivers and will be completed by 16th October. Twenty six new lighting columns are being installed at Bridge […]