Road improvement and investment

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

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.

  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.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Designing and modifying residential streets
  2. Classifying roads and organising the primary route network
  1. Highways England: skills card and registration requirements for suppliers

    • Detailed guide
    • Highways England
  2. A3 Hindhead tunnel: advice for drivers

    • Detailed guide
    • Highways England
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News and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. A38 Derby Junctions Improvements
  2. Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment: wider impacts transport appraisal guidance (WebTAG)
  3. Highways England: enforcement policy
  1. Allowing learner drivers to have driving lessons on motorways

    • Department for Transport and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 17 February 2017
  2. M6 junction 19 improvement scheme options

    • Highways England
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 23 September 2016
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Transparency

  1. Smart Motorway Programmes contractor details

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  2. Correspondence between Highways England and Alistair Burt MP

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  3. A12 Re-designation as A47

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  4. A138 Chelmer viaduct

    • Highways England
    • Foi release
  5. Stakeholder presentations on improving the M25 south-west quadrant

    • Department for Transport
    • Research
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