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Building Roads and Heroes
Celebrating the last group of learners graduating from the Building Heroes on-site highways skills academy programme at Blaydon as part of the A1 improvements at Scotswood and Birtley.
M621 junctions 1-7 scheme reaps excellence award for inspirational females
They’re leading a multi-million motorway improvement scheme and paving the way ahead for generations of women and girls to become future engineers - read more about their award success.
A1 Birtley to Coal House Feathery Friend Makes a home in an unusual place
In the A1 Birtley to Coal House project, construction was briefly halted to protect a pied wagtail nest. The team's commitment to wildlife conservation led to a seven-day delay in the beam lift, allowing the birds to safely fledge. This story underscores the balance between progress and environmental responsibility in infrastructure development.
October - Building Roads and Heroes
June - M62 Ouse Bridge update
April - 5000 bulbs spring to life
February - National Apprenticeship Week