Major Road Network plans get thumbs up from transport industry


The government is to effectively double the number of roads and motorways given top funding status by creating a new Major Road Network (MRN). It will use vehicle excise duty (VED) to pay for highway upkeep in a move welcomed by industry groups. The plans, which will go 
out to consultation later this year, form part of the new Transport Investment Strategy. This includes a proportion of the VED-funded National Roads Fund, which will be allocated to pay for the […]