The Transport Committee has criticised successive governments for failing come up with long-term plans for bridge and tunnel projects, claiming that it has inhibited economic growth. The cross-party group of MPs also said a lack of political leadership meant that the Dartford Crossing, linking the M25 across the Thames, was the “least reliable section” of the strategic road network. Its report called for a new crossing to ease congestion and reduce the cost congestion was placing on the economy, which […]
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed.
A Lincolnshire haulier has blasted officials over roadworks which could cost his firm an extra £35,000 in longer journeys.
The establishment of a new entity to manage the Forth Road Bridge and the new Forth crossing will not give rise to the reintroduction of tolls there, a spokesman for the current crossing operator has confirmed.