A lot of finds were uncovered during the archaeological evaluation carried out for the M62 Junction 6 Improvement scheme so we thought it would be nice to provide an interactive website so you can see what we found.
The National Traffic Control Centre collects real-time information on road conditions
John Stapleton looks into why people Lane Hog and what effects it has on the driver hogging the lane and other road users.
See how we are driving through key messages about safety on our network for the drivers of tomorrow.
Find out about the history of roads and the work the Agency does to preserve archaeological remains.
Our traffic forecaster can help get you there quicker
Before You Go
Check Your Route Using
- A road atlas
- Transport Direct at http://www.transportdirect.info/
Check The Traffic Conditions
- Our live web updates at www.highways.gov.uk/trafficinfo
- Our automated telephone line updates on 08700 660 115 (Calls from BT landlines to 0870 numbers will cost no more than 8p per minute; mobile calls normally cost more. Please check with your service provider)
- Traffic Radio on DAB digital radio and at www.highways.gov.uk/radio
- Ceefax, BBCi and http://www.bbc.co.uk/travelnews
- We have a number of leaflets available to inform you about planned roadworks in your region. You can obtain them by calling our information line on 08457 50 40 30 (Calls from BT landlines to 0845 numbers will cost no more than 4p per minute; mobile calls normally cost more. Please check with your service provider).
Check The Weather Forecast
- Met Office at http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/
- Plan your journey to allow for a 15 minute break every two hours
- Make sure your vehicle is roadworthy and always carry a spare tyre in good condition
- Take emergency items for very hot or very cold weather
- Check you have enough fuel before you set off
- Don’t start a long trip if you are already tired.