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.

See more services in this topic

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 strategic road network in England
  5. Summary of the road investment strategy
See more guidance and regulation in this topic

News and communications

  1. Spring announcement due for A358 route solution
  2. 55 years on, Dartford crossing looks to the future
  3. UK’s biggest road upgrade reaches half-way point
  4. Saltash Tunnel gets hi-tech safety upgrade
See more news and communications in this topic

Research and statistics

  1. Local major schemes: meta-evaluation 2006 to 2010
  2. Stakeholder presentations on improving the A66 and A69
  3. A1 east of England strategic study: stakeholder reference group
  4. POPE of major schemes: A38 Dobwalls Bypass
  5. POPE of major schemes: A419 Blunsdon Bypass
See more research and statistics in this topic

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
See more policy papers and consultations in this topic

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
See more transparency and freedom of information releases in this topic