The M20 will be contraflowed as a temporary solution to Operation Stack, to allow traffic to travel in both directions between junctions 8 and 9 when HGVs are being queued, according to the government. The announcement has been welcomed by the industry as an “obvious solution” and a compromise for operators concerned about managing queues during cross-Channel disruption. Roads minister Jesse Norman said the northbound stretch of the motorway would be contraflowed and available for use in early 2019. He […]
A risk management company has warned that “little or nothing” is being done to protect the employees of haulage firms in Calais – and the warning signs are there that violence in the area could escalate.
The construction of a major lorry park in Kent to replace Operation Stack won’t begin until 2018 at the earliest after a judicial review was announced for December.