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 […]
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 government has pulled the plug on the planned lorry park in Stanford West, which was selected as a solution to the chronic congestion caused by Operation Stack.
Pressure is being placed on the government to settle out of court a forthcoming judicial review into a lorry park to replace Operation Stack in Kent.