South West news
The latest stories from our region
A38 Saltash Tunnel works
September 2023 - National Highways will be embarking on a phased programme of safety, refurbishment and modernisation work in and around the Saltash Tunnel this month.
The 35-year-old A38 tunnel is set for a £20 million ‘generational’ refurbishment, involving an upgrade of the Tunnel & Traffic Control System, electrical distribution, lighting, fans and electronic signage, with the bulk of the work taking place next year.
Women in Construction Week - behind the scenes the A303 Sparkford to Ilchester team
It's Women in Construction Week - the perfect opportunity to show the diverse and important work women in our teams do. Julie, Caitlyn and Paulina share their experiences of working in the sector.
Bike, walk or horse ride across Cornwall with the newly opened Saints Trail!
With £11.3 million investment from our designated users and communities fund, we're committed to improving the safety of walkers and cyclists in the South West.
The Severn Bridges
Our bridges across the River Severn connect England and Wales, providing a vital link for businesses and communities. Here you can find information about current and planned closures of the bridges.
December - Historical finds on Somerset scheme
December - New habitats for reptiles on the A30
September - Ash dieback in the South West
September - Raising awareness of carbon emissions impact
February - South West apprentice Teri Preston
February - South West apprentice Jonny Hill
January - Why I became an Ecologist