Monday, 1 December 2014

Government confirms £15bn road plan

The government has confirmed a £15bn plan to upgrade the UK's road network. The funding will involve 100 road improvement schemes and add 1,300 new miles of extra lanes to motorways and A-roads. The projects include the long-expected tunnel under Stonehenge on the A303 and improvements to junctions on the M25. The plans are published in the first ever Road Investment Strategy. They are designed to unlock some of the most notorious trouble spots on the country's roads. Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin called the move the "biggest, boldest and most far-reaching roads programme for decades
The guardian.

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