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The Highways Agency was an executive agency of the Department for Transport, responsible for building and maintaining England's trunk roads network, which includes most of the country's motorways (notable exceptions include the privately operated M6 Toll motorway, the M602, and a number of urban motorways). The agency also employed Traffic Officers to clear up after accidents, help the police, and manage traffic during roadworks and after accidents.

The agency was replaced by a new company called Highways England on 1 April 2015.

Areas

England was divided into fourteen areas, each with its own team. [1]

  1. Corn­wall & Devon
  2. Som­er­set, Avon, Wilt­shire & Gloucestershire
  3. Hamp­shire, Berk­shire, Sur­rey, Oxford­shire, Dorset & Wiltshire
  4. Kent, Sur­rey, East Sus­sex & West Sussex
  5. M25, link roads to GLA Bound­ary, Berkshire, Buck­ing­hamshire, Hert­ford­shire, Essex, Kent & Sur­rey (M25 Area)
  6. Essex, Cam­bridgeshire, Suf­folk & Norfolk
  7. Leices­ter­shire, Northamp­ton­shire, Derbyshire, Not­ting­hamshire, Lin­colnshire, part of Warwick­shire, Rut­land & part of Oxfordshire
  8. Cam­bridgeshire, Bed­ford­shire, Hert­ford­shire & part of Suffolk
  9. West Mid­lands, Here­ford, Worces­ter­shire, Shrop­shire, War­wick­shire & Staffordshire
  10. Cheshire, Mersey­side, Greater Man­ches­ter & part of Lancashire
  11. no area 11
  12. York­shire & Hum­ber­side Ports Motorways
  13. Cum­bria & parts of Lancashire
  14. Northum­ber­land, Tyne and Wear, Durham & North Yorkshire

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