KRF to bring back Brock to help keep Kent moving

Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders have thanked residents, businesses, drivers and hauliers for their patience as the M20 Operation Brock contraflow is put out in time for Monday’s lifting of COVID restrictions. The precautionary move is being made to support the Department for Transport (DfT) in managing the strategic network ahead of tourist traffic returning.…

Kent prepared for summer travel after government lifts restrictions

Following today’s government announcement relaxing overseas travel rules from 19th July, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders say they stand ready to support the Department for Transport to meet its responsibilities on its strategic road network, helping to keep Kent moving and protecting local communities. In a statement to Parliament earlier on Thursday, Transport Secretary Grant…

Lorry parking ban pilot project ends

Communities will continue to be protected from illegal HGV parking despite central government’s decision not to extend Kent County Council’s current temporary powers to deter the growing problem, KCC’s Head of Highways has pledged. The County Council was initially given the authority to clamp and fine unlawfully parked trucks over five tonnes in restricted zones…

KCC publishes five year highway maintenance plan

Kent County Council has published its forward works programme outlining plans for highway maintenance right across the county for the next five years. This investment plan includes renewal and maintenance work not just for roads and pavements but also streetlights, drainage systems, traffic lights, bridges, tunnels, and trees. It includes around 7.5 million square metres…