Thurrock Council is the latest council to join the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) and will now benefit from the wide range of services provided free of charge to council members.
Peter Wright, Strategic Lead – Highway Infrastructure at Thurrock Council commented: “Thurrock is excited to join LCRIG as it presents an opportunity for us to learn, participate and development through the numerous initiatives/programmes LCRIG has to offer. With the aim of providing a better service for our residents, businesses and service users.”
For more information on the benefits of joining LCRIG, please click here.
A UK-wide £150,000 competition by the Trustees of the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund will close on 22nd October. The Trustees are offering grants of up to a possible £150,000, plus cash prizes of £5,000 for schools – to encourage new and creative thinking about what road users, and society as a whole, expect from the roads of the future.
Honouring the former council leader, who passed away in 2019, ‘Terry O’Neill Way’ is a 1.5km cycleway, with a brand new tarmac path, running between Hayley Road South in Burtonwood village, Warrington, and J8 of the M62.
TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) has published a paper to stimulate discussion among local authorities about the need and the means to achieve an integrated toolkit to improve decisions in highways asset management.