Press releases and statements

Our latest news and announcements and media contact information.

Our news and announcements are listed according to the year in which they were published.

This page includes the most recent five.

  • ORR seeks improvement on Highways England’s capital planning, asset management and data reporting

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today released its Update on Highways England’s capital planning and asset management, outlining Highways England’s progress in developing better plans for maintaining and improving the motorways and main A roads. It highlights areas where ORR expects further improvement, including Highways England’s management of the condition of roads.

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  • Office of Rail and Road sets out its approach to monitoring road investment

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its approach to the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2), in which it highlights a range of issues for consideration by the Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England.

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  • ORR’s first annual assessment of Highways England: Good start to delivery but future planning needs focus

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its first annual performance assessment of Highways England, the government-owned company responsible for England’s strategic road network.

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  • Highways England off to a good start

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    A report published today by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) concludes that the new body responsible for England’s strategic road network, Highways England, has made a good start in its first six months of operation.

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  • ORR sets the framework for monitoring Highways England’s performance

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published details of how Highways England will be held to account for delivering more than £11bn of investment in England's motorways and main A roads over the next five years.

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