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. Designing and modifying residential streets
  2. National Highway Sector Schemes: certification for contractors and subcontractors
  3. Major Road Network and Large Local Majors programmes investment planning
  4. Highways England: skills card and registration requirements for suppliers
  5. Local highways maintenance incentive fund
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News and communications

  1. Bournemouth and Preston in the running for major transport funding
  2. Milestone for A585 bypass plan
  3. Spring announcement due for A358 route solution
  4. 55 years on, Dartford crossing looks to the future
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Research and statistics

  1. Road condition statistics: data tables (RDC)
  2. Local major schemes: meta-evaluation 2006 to 2010
  3. Future roads: public dialogue
  4. Factors impacting road traffic growth
  5. Road connectivity for ports and airports study
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Traffic regulation orders: applying for and creating orders plus using data
  2. Shaping the future of England’s strategic roads (RIS2)
  3. A38 Derby Junctions Improvements
  4. Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment: wider impacts transport appraisal guidance (WebTAG)
  5. Draft Road Investment Strategy 2: government objectives
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Highway bond provision
  2. A14 Orwell Bridge – aerodynamic study
  3. M27 junctions 11 and 12 climbing lanes
  4. Road maintenance spend, pothole numbers and compensation claims
  5. M62 junction 10 red light and camera
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