Highways England’s consultation on options for a permanent Operation Stack solution will open to Kent residents and workers next week as plans for a site to replace the collapsed Stanford West project get under way. Plans for a relief truck park at Stanford West were abandoned late last year after a judicial review concluded the DfT had not carried out the correct environmental checks to proceed with the site 2017. At the time, transport secretary Chris Grayling said public consultation […]
A movable concrete barrier on the M20 that can be set up “within hours” to keep Kent’s roads moving at times of cross-channel disruption will be on standby from later this year, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today (Monday 17 February).
A permanent lorry parking area with space for 3,600 lorries in Kent has been given the green light as a long term solution to the problems caused by Operation Stack.
Plans for the Operation Stack alternative, Stanford West truck park near the M20, are in the balance after local protesters were granted a judicial review of the scheme.