Major roads

Operation, improvement and investment in the major road network.

Services

  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.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Highways England: skills card and registration requirements for suppliers
  2. A3 Hindhead tunnel: advice for drivers
  1. Planning and the major road network in England

    • Detailed guide
    • Highways England
  2. Road investment strategy schemes

    • Guidance
    • Department for Transport
See all guidance and regulation

News and communications

  1. M4 smart motorway plans to go on show this weekend

    • Highways England
    • Press release
  2. Further consultation on proposed changes to A303 Stonehenge upgrade

    • Highways England
    • Press release
  3. 100 miles of extra lanes coming to North West motorways

    • Highways England
    • Press release
  4. Road funding via the National Productivity Investment Fund and the Large Local Majors fund

    • Department for Transport and Highways England
    • Written statement
See all news and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. Highways England: enforcement policy
  2. Lower Thames Crossing: route options
  3. Reducing roadwork disruption on local ‘A’ roads
  1. Worcestershire County Council Southern link road: inspector's report

    • Department for Transport
    • Independent report
  2. Road investment strategy for the 2015 to 2020 road period

    • Department for Transport and Closed organisation: Highways Agency
    • Policy paper
See all policy and engagement

Transparency

  1. Stakeholder presentations on improving the A66 and A69

    • Department for Transport
    • Research
  2. A1 east of England strategic study: stakeholder reference group

    • Department for Transport
    • Research
  3. Surface defect data request (potholes)

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  4. POPE of major schemes: A38 Dobwalls Bypass

    • Highways England
    • Research
  5. POPE of major schemes: A419 Blunsdon Bypass

    • Highways England
    • Research
See all transparency