Work on M20 Brexit emergency fallback to commence this weekend

M20 Ashford, Kent. PA Images

Overnight work on the M20 in Kent to install a temporary steel barrier that keeps traffic flowing in the event of disruption after Brexit starts this weekend. Highways England said it had learned lessons from Operation Stack and that its new package of measures, collectively called Operation Brock, were “a significant improvement” to previous attempts to queue lorries heading for Europe. Completion of the steel barrier, which will create a contraflow system, is scheduled for mid-March and overnight closures will […]