Junction 21 M6

Costain picked for M6 smart motorways upgrade

Highways England has chosen Costain for a £150m deal to convert a 10-mile stretch of the M6 between Woolston and Orrell to a smart motorway, covering Junction 21a to 26.

Jim O'Neill

O’Neill calls for Cheshire devolution as priority

Lord Jim O’Neill, vice-chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, has called on Government to conclude a devolution deal for Cheshire and Warrington this year, a move welcomed by local business leaders.

West Warrington Transport

Warrington to trigger £8.2m Omega highways spending

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Warrington Council’s executive board will next week be asked to give the go-ahead to Omega Local Highways Phase 3, a series of improvements to the road network around the Omega site, now firmly established as a logistics hotspot and moving into a phase of residential development.

Warrington Public Realm

Warrington approves spend on highways and public realm

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The executive board of Warrington Council has approved a town centre public realm project and a road improvement scheme to support the ongoing highway works at junction 8 of the M62, the key junction for the Omega distribution hub and Lingley Mere.

Mouchel wins £2.8m smart motorways contract

Infrastructure engineering company Mouchel has been appointed by AECOM to jointly deliver two North West schemes for Highways England as part of the Smart Motorways Programme.