Corporate report

Highways England route strategies

Our approach to informing future investment on road.


Route strategies approach

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The roads we manage provide businesses with the means to get products and services to their customers, give access to labour markets and suppliers, and encourage trade and new investment. They are essential to the growth, wellbeing and balance of the nation’s economy. It is important that planning for the future of these roads reflects national, sub-national and local aspirations and is based on firm evidence.

Route strategies will bring together information from our customers, stakeholders, delivery partners and across the business. This information will be reviewed to help us better understand the performance of our roads and shape our investment priorities to improve the service for road users and support a growing economy.

You can view our previous route strategies on our website.