and trunk road network will find that the Highways Agency's website
has been given a facelift. Users will find the site more attractive
and easier to navigate and use. It incorporates four new services to
The website is the agency's most important communication tool, as it
registers well over a million page impressions a month.
Visitors to our website can now get real-time traffic information
from the National Traffic Control Centre. They will also be able to
also get traffic-flow forecasts to help them plan their future
Details of all our road projects are now stored in a database, which
visitors can search by simply clicking a map or selecting a road from
a drop-down list. There is also a live and continuously updated
stream of timely and relevant information for the road user.
Archie Robertson, Highways Agency Chief Executive, said:
'We are delighted to be launching our redesigned website, as part of
our efforts to improve the ways that we keep the public informed. Our
aim is to provide an efficient and logical website where people can
find real time traffic information and locate details of our road
projects quickly and easily.'
The website will be constantly updated with news and information to
ensure road users and stakeholders are always kept up-to-date with
Highways Agency activities.
The new website can be viewed at: www.highways.gov.uk
1. The Highways Agency is an executive agency of the Department for
Transport. It manages, maintains and improves the network of trunk
roads and motorways in England on behalf of the secretary of state.
It works closely with other transport operators and with local
authorities to integrate the trunk road network with the rest of
England's roads and other forms of travel.
2. Information about roadworks and road co nditions on the motorways
and trunk roads in England is available from the Highways Agency
Information Line on 08457 504030, and the Highways Agency website: