Overruns on Broughton Bypass construction

Unexpected ground conditions have added £3m and five months to the programme for a new road from M55 J1 around the village of Broughton to the A6 in Lancashire, opening up development sites with potential for 1,400 new homes.

Rail works due over bank holiday

Network Rail will be carrying out electrification work in Chorley over the bank holiday weekend and is warning passengers between Preston and Manchester to check before they travel.

Tram and rail passengers face summer disruption

A summer programme of tram and rail works begins on Sunday 26 June that will cause upheaval for Metrolink passengers and rail users going between Preston and Bolton, as well as Manchester and Huddersfield.

East Lancs trains into Manchester prove popular

There has been an 180% increase in the sale of tickets originating in East Lancashire for passengers heading to Manchester in the past year since the Todmorden Curve reopened to enable direct trains into the city.

SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review

The construction and property sector has seen unprecedented changes in recent years and as we enter a new period we think it’s important to understand the impact of this on industry professionals.

Costain wins £110m Preston road contract

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The engineering company has been appointed to deliver four miles of road linking Preston and Southern Fylde to the M55, as well as connecting new and existing housing areas in North West Preston. [VIDEO]