About Us...

six:TEN Highways & Traffic was founded by Director, Jon Preston, who has 20 years experience of highway, traffic and road safety engineering.  His experience began whilst working within the design office of a large County Council over a period of eight years, during which time he advanced from Technical Assistant to the role of Traffic Engineer.

Following this, Jon was employed by a large multinational consultancy for twelve years, giving him the opportunity to work at numerous organisations including local authorities and other consultants.  With increased levels of responsibility and experience, he was promoted to the role of Area Manager, and has built up an excellent reputation with many clients in the north-west of England.

Jon has worked across a wide range of highway and traffic engineering disciplines, some specific examples include:

  • Traffic Sign & Road Marking Design - Blackbrook Bypass, St Helens
  • Highway Structural Maintenance - Annual Capital Resurfacing Programme, Blackburn
  • Highway Design - Preliminary design, Blindfoot Roundabout, A580 East Lancashire Road
  • Traffic Calming - Woodlands Road, Cheetham Hill, Manchester
  • AIP Scheme Design - Junction improvement, Newton Road/Waring Avenue, St Helens
  • Vulnerable Road Users - Pedestrian link improvements, Moss Bank
More recently, Jon has worked with a Management Agents Contract (MAC) on behalf of the Highways Agency, carrying out in excess of 130 Road Safety Audits on the motorway and trunk road network as well as numerous Accident Investigation and Road Safety Engineering Studies, including:

Road Safety Audits
  • M62 Junction 12, Eastbound - Improved lane drop and diverge layout
  • M6 Junction 23 - Traffic signal and highway improvements
  • A5032, Switch Island - Street lighting replacement
  • M61 Junction 9 - Traffic sign/road marking improvements
Road Safety Studies
  • M60 Junction 25 - Offside slip road collision study
  • M6 Midnight Lighting Switch-off - Collision analysis and site selection
  • Motorway Annual Safety Reports - Collision trend identification and proposed remedial works
In addition to his many years experience, Jon is a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and a Member of the Society of Road Safety Auditors and is up to date with the latest technical affairs within each organisation.

Jon aims to continue his success with six:TEN Highways & Traffic, offering a friendly and professional service that develops strong and lasting partnerships with all clients.  

six:TEN and our associates have the experience and capability to progress all of your highway, traffic and road safety requirements from inception through to completion.  We will carry out all work in accordance with your specific brief, will regularly keep you informed of progress and will tailor all projects to your corporate standards.

Contact us here to discuss your specific requirements and we look forward to hearing from you!


Contact Us

t    01744 600517

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e   contact@610traffic.co.uk