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Here are all the news releases we issued during the construction of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon project.
Road projects could be delivered faster, thanks to the use of AI
May 2021 - Completing roadworks faster and making sites safer for staff are among the improvements identified using a trailblazing form of artificial intelligence (AI) on Britain’s biggest roads project.
New environment report highlights positive impact of scheme
March 2021 - More habitat for bats, birds and bugs! That’s the headline from an environment report which looked at the impact the scheme is predicted to have on the amount and quality of habitat created for wildlife during the project.
Station access changes as Britain’s biggest roads project takes next step to completion
November 2020 - A new access to a town railway station will be the latest step towards completion in the closing stages of Britain’s biggest roads project.
Britain’s biggest roads project delivers local link
November 2020 - While Britain’s biggest roads project has been delivering a 21-mile upgrade to benefit 85,000 drivers daily, the team has also been working to deliver benefits for local residents.
Drivers reap benefits of Britain’s biggest road upgrade
July 2020 - Nearly four million road users have already experienced the benefits of Britain’s biggest road project since its early opening two months ago, Highways England revealed today.
Britain’s biggest road project opens to traffic eight months early
May 2020 - Britain’s biggest road-building project is opening for traffic eight months ahead of schedule, Highways England announced today.
Spring opening for Britain’s biggest road project
February 2020 - Britain’s biggest road project is set to open to drivers more than half a year early, Highways England announced today.
Amazing endeavours lead to award nomination for A14’s top archaeologist
January 2020 - Mammoth tusks, rare Roman coins, and Britain’s oldest beer have all been among the amazing archaeological finds on Highways England’s £1.5 billion programme to upgrade the A14.
Time-saving road marking robot makes it a happy new year for drivers
January 2020 - A clever little robot is saving drivers on England’s busiest roads from hundreds of hours of disruption.
On the first day of Christmas, the A14 gave to me…
December 2019 - Opening two thirds of Britain’s biggest roads project a year early is just one of the many milestones celebrated by the £1.5 billion improvement in 2019.
A14 Huntingdon bypass opens
December 2019 - A new 12-mile bypass to the south of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire has opened to traffic, Highways England announced today.
A14 bypass opening date revealed
November 2019 - A 12-mile bypass to the south of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire – part of the UK’s biggest road upgrade – will open to traffic on Monday 9 December.
Charity races on new A14 raise more than £17,000
October 2019 - Some 1,700 runners and cyclists were among the first people to step foot on the brand new A14 Huntingdon bypass on Saturday, raising thousands for local charities.
Owl rescue shows environmental commitment on A14 project
July 2019 - Rescuing an injured barn owl is highlighting just how strongly the team working on Britain’s biggest roads project is committed to protecting the local environment.
Demolition of bridge on Britain’s biggest roads project finishes 24 hours early
June 2019 - Work to demolish a bridge, the next stage of providing an improved junction in Britain’s biggest roads project, has been completed 24 hours early.
New junction bridge opens on Britain’s biggest road project
June 2019 - The country’s biggest road project takes a step closer to completion as one of the dozens of new bridges being built for it opens early next week.
Britain’s biggest road upgrade uncovers extremely rare Roman coin
May 2019 - An incredibly rare coin featuring a Roman emperor who reigned for only two months is the latest remarkable discovery made on Britain’s biggest road upgrade.
Britain’s biggest road just got bigger
March 2019 - The A1, Britain’s longest road, has been boosted with 7 miles of new lanes after an improved section of it opened to traffic on Monday 25 March.
First section of new local road opens to help link Cambridgeshire communities
March 2019 - The latest section of Britain’s biggest road project opens today – giving communities a new local link from their villages to their nearest city.
A14 archaeology work scoops latest national award
Major milestone for A14 as new bridge completed
Earliest evidence of beer making discovered on Britain’s biggest road scheme
UK’s biggest road upgrade reaches half way point
Mammoth discovery on A14 improvement programme
We’re working hard to minimise the impact of the project on local communities
Plans for part of A14 upgrade to become a motorway
Innovative technique to install two bridges in one weekend on A14 upgrade
Thousands benefit from A14 community fund
Second year opens on a high for A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon upgrade
Archaeology shines light on 6,000 years of history