You can access all our current publications and correspondence related to the Highways Monitor in this section.
Our monitoring reporting guidelines and associated template statements set out the information that Highways England is required to provide to us through annual monitoring reporting statements.
28 May 2020
Holding Highways England to account policy PDF, 949 Kb
ORR's monitoring framework and enforcement policy for Highways England.
30 Mar 2020
This page contains information on ORR’s approach to the activities we are responsible for in the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2).
11 Mar 2020
Details of our plans and activities in benchmarking Highways England's performance and efficiency.
25 Feb 2020
The Office of Rail and Road’s review of Highways England’s performance and delivery of its investment plan.
18 Jul 2019
Presentation by Richard Coates, Deputy Director, Highways, at The Future of the UK Highways and Road Network event.
23 Apr 2019
This report summarises the findings of ORR’s 2018 review of Highways England’s delegated expenditure controls.
29 Mar 2019
Our response to the Department for Transport’s consultation on Highways England’s Strategic Road Network (SRN) Initial Report. The SRN Initial Report sets out Highways England’s high level aspirations for the future and will inform the preparation of the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2) covering the period 2020-21 to 2024-25.
23 Mar 2003
This report summarises the findings of ORR’s June 2017 review of Highways England’s delegated expenditure controls.
20 Jul 2017
Joint research report by ORR and Transport Focus into what road users want from England’s motorways and major A roads, and how they would like to see that measured and reported to help boost performance.
31 Mar 2017
This report provides an update on Highways England’s progress in developing a robust capital baseline plan and improving its asset management and information – with particular focus on road condition.
2 Feb 2017
The Investment Plan, part of the Road Investment Strategy (RIS), outlines a five year capital funding package of more than £11 billion for Highways England to invest in maintaining, renewing and improving the strategic road network (the motorways and main A roads in England).
12 Dec 2016
This report summarises the findings of ORR’s June 2016 review of Highways England’s delegated expenditure controls.
27 Jul 2016
Developing an approach to setting the Performance Specification for England’s motorway and trunk roads in the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2).
1 Jul 2016
This study looks at potential areas of Highways England’s supply-chain related risks or constraints to delivery of the Road Investment Strategy (RIS).
6 Apr 2016
This note provides a summary of a stakeholder event that was held on 13 May 2015, with a range of roads stakeholders.
13 May 2015
This study, based on National Travel Survey data from 1995 - 2007, investigates behaviour changes and other factors which may be causing a leveling off in car traffic and sustained growth in rail demand since the mid 1990s.
3 Dec 2012