Great Howard Street Bridge

Costs rise on £10m Liverpool bridge replacement

A project to replace the Great Howard Street Bridge on the A565 in Liverpool has seen construction costs grow by more than £1m due to delayed service diversions and “unforeseen issues”, according to the council.

Porsche Preston

Porsche Centre gains consent in Preston

Bowker Motor Group has received permission to build a 43,000 sq ft Porsche showroom in Preston, and is planning to start on site in the spring with the building due to open later this year.

Chris Grayling. Credit Chris McAndrew

BOOK NOW | Grayling to speak at Northern Transport Summit

Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, is among the first speakers confirmed for the Place North West annual conference exploring transport and infrastructure projects, opportunities and challenges in the North.

Preston’s £161m Western Distributor road moves forward

Lancashire’s Local Enterprise Partnership is to sign off the business case for the Preston Western Distributor road scheme, linking the A583 with the M55, at a meeting later this month, despite costs on the project increasing by nearly £60m.