The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has complained that the government is adding further delay to the process of building a new Lower Thames Crossing. It followed an announcement by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin that it will now undertake “detailed planning” of two possible locations for the new crossing after a consultation on options. These are Option A: close to the existing crossing and Option C: connecting the A2 and M2 to the M25 via the A13. The Department for Transport […]
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The FTA has called on the government to speed up its decision over a new lower Thames crossing, after transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin ruled out one of the three possible locations and said a final announcement would be made “as soon as possible”.