Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed the Mayor is contemplating the creation of a new ring road beneath the capital in order to tackle congestion. The conceptual inner orbital tunnel would provide a 22 mile route under the capital’s streets and could cost around £30bn to create. It has been proposed after the Mayor’s independent Roads Task Force recommended looking at road tunnel projects in parts of the capital. Isabel Dedring, deputy mayor for transport, said TfL was “at the […]
The closure of the M4 is now just days from becoming a national embarrassment for Britain, according to the Labour Party. The warning came after the Highways Agency (HA) missed its self-set target to reopen the M4 in central London today. Work to fix a crack within the fabric of the Boston Manor Viaduct, which has seen the M4 closed between junction 2 and 3 since last weekend, is now predicted to be complete “within the next few days”. The […]
A report from the Climate Change Committee has raised concerns about the Highways Agency’s (HA) approach to boosting the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) in the face of climate change, including events such as flooding.