Major roads

Operation, improvement and investment in the major road network.


  1. Apply to close or divert a highway

    How to apply for a stopping up order to close or divert a highway, including information on the documents you must provide.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. National Highway Sector Schemes: certification for contractors and subcontractors
  2. Highways England: skills card and registration requirements for suppliers
  3. A3 Hindhead tunnel: advice for drivers
  4. Planning and the major road network in England
  5. Road investment strategy schemes
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News and communications

  1. We bake a winner - could you?
  2. A120 Little Hadham bypass: Highways Act orders
  3. Mammoth discovery on A14 improvement programme
  4. A1 congestion cutting plans go on show
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Research and statistics

  1. Stakeholder presentations on improving the A66 and A69
  2. A1 east of England strategic study: stakeholder reference group
  3. POPE of major schemes: A38 Dobwalls Bypass
  4. POPE of major schemes: A419 Blunsdon Bypass
  5. POPE of major schemes: A69 Haydon Bridge Bypass
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Highways England: enforcement policy
  2. Lower Thames Crossing: route options
  3. Reducing roadwork disruption on local ‘A’ roads
  4. Draft Road Investment Strategy 2: government objectives
  5. Road investment strategy for the 2015 to 2020 road period
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Surface defect data request (potholes)
  2. A1 and its junction with New Road in Sandy FOI
  3. Surface defects (potholes) on Highways England’s road network FOI
  4. A1089 maintenance
  5. A31 winter maintenance policy
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