3cx compact highways master

One highway solution.

The JCB Compact Highways Master is a versatile and safe 2-in-1 road planer, capable of tackling two different applications. That means doing more work with less equipment, for safer working on busy sites. 

JCB Backhoe Loader 3CX Highway Master


Nothing can match the 3CX Compact Highways Master for productivity. With a 70% increase to the new front mounted planer, this built-for-purpose machine can make short work of resurfacing projects.

  • 2-in-1 road planing capability means more work with less equipment
  • Rear boom mounted fully hydraulic 300mm road planer for precision working.
  • Attach a front mounted 600mm planer for larger reinstatement operations.
  • Powerful and constant hydraulic flow optimises performance and maintains speed. 


The 3CX Compact Highways Master can work safely within a single carriageway decreasing disruption for road users. A high visibility cab with front and rear cameras and a dust suppression system provide unsurpassed safety and preserve costly attachments.

  • Powerslide enables a squared off cross cut whilst the machine is stationary.
  • An integrated dust suppression system engages automatically.
  • Raised high visibility cab provides 360 degrees visibility.
  • Front and rear cameras as standard provide complete clarity.


The 3CX Compact Highways Master offers the ultimate in versatility being able to plane, sweep, dig, doze, grab, grade, lift, load, backfill, tow and more.

  • Skid steer loader quickhitch to the front allows common skid steer attachments.
  • New Vari-Speed Pro allows for independant control of flow rate and travel speed.
  • 40km/h road speed enables driving from one job to the next fully equipped.
  • New multi lever joystick allows for fine operation of multiple functions of the machine.


At 35% smaller than a standard backhoe, the 3CX Compact measures just 1.95m wide and 2.74m high.

  • With a turning circle 16% smaller than a standard size backhoe loader, the 3CX Compact can turn within a single carraigeway.
  • With a front-end skid-steer carriage and high-flow hydraulics to the front and rear, the 3CX Compact is as versatile as any machine in the market.
  • At a maximum road speed of 40kph, the 3CX Compact can be deployed to site without the need for additional transportation.
  • For added flexibility, there's an optional handheld tool circuit built in that can power a huge array of attachments, such as water pumps, disc cutters, augers, hand breakers and much more.

Example package

3 year JCB FlexiLease +VAT from
£547.02 week
3 year HP from
£647.94 week

J.C.Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Finance illustration based on the following specification (MRRP £99,351.95 Excl. VAT)

Machine specifications

  • 3CX Compact Highwaysmaster 7-Way Multi-Function Lever, High Flow Hydraulics
  • Michelin Power CL Tyre Set
  • Highwaysmaster Cab With Air Conditioning. Cloth Air Suspension Seat For Use With High-Flow Hydrauli*
  • Cab Electrics, LiveLink, Key Immobiliser
  • Hammer Pipework For 10 Extending Dipper with Powerslide
  • 5/8 Loader Pipework With SRS, High Flow
  • UK Territory Pack With Cesar Datatag
  • 6-in-1 Shovel - 2000 mm (78 inch) with Skid Steer Hydraulic Hitch
  • Stabiliser Street Pads
  • Heavy Duty Sweeper 1800 mm Skid Steer Quick Coupler Mounting
  • Toe Plate 2000 mm (78 inch)
  • JCB Patch Planer 300 mm
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J.C.Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 708332). More details can be found on their website www.jcb-finance.co.uk. Finance is restricted to UK business users and terms apply. The weekly values used are for illustrative purposes only. JCB FlexiLease instalments are based on a 3+33 monthly payment profile and are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate. The illustration is based on the machine operating in a medium application for a maximum of 1500 hours per annum. Return conditions will apply and you do not own the machine at the end. HP instalments are based on a 0+36 monthly payment profile with a 10% deposit and the full VAT amount payable at time of signing and you can own the machine at the end subject to a £60 Option To Purchase Fee collected together with the final payment. Offers are subject to a £245 documentation fee payable with the first monthly payment.

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