Road improvement and investment

Local roads, major roads, motorways, road resurfacing and making roads safer.


  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.

  2. Abnormal load movements application and notification forms

    Forms to be completed when wishing to make an abnormal loads movement by road and not using the ESDAL system.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Roads funding information pack
  2. Designing and modifying residential streets
  3. Local highways maintenance incentive fund
  4. National Highway Sector Schemes: certification for contractors and subcontractors
  5. Classifying roads and organising the primary route network
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News and communications

  1. Thousands of jobs linked to new Manchester Airport road
  2. Explosive start for triple decker roundabout
  3. Better journeys ahead with groundbreaking contract awards
  4. Government’s ‘cast-iron’ commitment to Cumbria’s roads
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Research and statistics

  1. Future roads: public dialogue
  2. Road connectivity for ports and airports study
  3. Technology and RIS2
  4. Factors impacting road traffic growth
  5. Induced travel demand: an evidence review
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Shaping the future of England’s strategic roads (RIS2)
  2. A38 Derby Junctions Improvements
  3. Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment: wider impacts transport appraisal guidance (WebTAG)
  4. Highways England: enforcement policy
  5. Draft Road Investment Strategy 2: government objectives
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. M62 junction 10 red light and camera
  2. M58 accident data and clover leaf junctions
  3. Spend on the A47 Bascule Bridge since 2007-2008
  4. Request for minutes, meeting attendees and correspondence relating to the A1 and A428
  5. Highways England Delivery Plan Update 2018 to 2019
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