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Highways and Transport Innovation - Special Edition!

 

Welcome to this special edition of the Highways newsletter which showcases all the new projects and schemes coming to MK using the latest technology.

 

Milton Keynes' unique redway network and the grid road system make it an ideal real-life area to trial these new pilot schemes from global innovators.

 

There's also a round up of news about ongoing road resufacing, bridge, redway and footway repair works.

 

 

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bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image New EV Experience Centre opens in MK
bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image Autonomous PODs
bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image Traffic Sensors
bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image Electric Vehicle Charging Points
bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image Cold Harbour Bridge Works
bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image Council awarded £3.9m after successful bid to improve A509
bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image Road repairs carried out
bullet left bullet right spacer image spacer image Work begins on the Super Redways
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In This Issue
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tag spacer image spacer imageNew EV Experience Centre opens in MK spacer image spacer image
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MK is the first location in the UK to have it's own Electric Vehicle Experience Centre. The centre includes multi-brand cars on display and staff who can answer any questions about electric vehicles.


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tag spacer image spacer imageAutonomous PODs spacer image spacer image
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A fleet of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles will be on CMK's footpaths between the rail station and the shopping centres from late 2017.


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tag spacer image spacer imageTraffic Sensors spacer image spacer image
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A number of V-shaped boxes are being installed on lamp posts across the city as part of a new technology project to collect traffic data.


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tag spacer image spacer imageElectric Vehicle Charging Points spacer image spacer image
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spacer image Charging a vehicle
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MK Council has installed over 170 fast electric vehicle charging points and 56 rapid electric vehicle charging points across the city. A large number of these are in Central Milton Keynes.


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Extensive bridge refurbishment works have started on Cold Harbour Bridge near the MK Bowl.  The bridge is over a stream along the V4, Watling Street.


The work will cost around £70k in total  and is necessary to ensure the bridge’s future integrity. The repairs will begin in August and will take 6-8 weeks to complete.


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tag spacer image spacer imageCouncil awarded £3.9m after successful bid to improve A509 spacer image spacer image
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The Council’s highways team have been awarded £3.9m of government funding after a successful bid to upgrade the A509/A422 Willen Road to Olney road.


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Here's a round up of the road works carried out in July/August including pothole repairs - this does not include the major schemes or programmes


All work is listed by date order on http://www.roadworks.org


Alternatively visit http://www.mkhighways.co.uk for background info on our projects, schemes and initiatives for both Highways and Transport


 


 


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As part of the Council's cycling strategy, new 'super redways' will be created to encourage more cycling between residential and business or industrial areas.These new 'super redways' have already been identified and the first two are being upgraded now.


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