Monitoring National Highways

Improving biodiversity on the strategic road network

24 May 2023
Biodiversity is defined as the variety of all animal and plant life on earth. It has a vital role in sustaining our natural environment – from providing the air we breathe, to absorbing carbon and underpinning the food chain.

ORR finds National Highways met its road investment strategy targets in 2021-22, but raises concerns about three critical areas of delivery

14 July 2022
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) says that over the next year, National Highways must: improve its performance against its 10-minute response time on certain sections of smart motorways; provide better evidence of how it is considering the long-term needs of its assets when making renewals decisions across the strategic road network (SRN) – England’s motorways and major A-roads; and provide a

ORR’s role and approach to RIS3

4 May 2022
A consultation seeking views on our proposed approach to assessing the challenge and deliverability of plans for the third road investment strategy - RIS3.