Two new by-passes have opened in recent days, both promising to significantly improve road transport links in their respective regions. The first to open, on St Valentine’s Day, was in mid-Wales. The 4-mile Newtown bypass incorporates three bridges, four underpasses and five roundabouts, and while not without its detractors among affected local landowners, will eliminate the regular 45-minute crawl through the town for traffic travelling from North West Wales to the south of the nation. In particular, it will prevent […]
The RHA is concerned about proposals to reduce the width of roads in Northamptonshire to prevent lorries using them.
The government is to effectively double the number of roads and motorways given top funding status by creating a new Major Road Network (MRN).
The government’s £25bn Roads Programme is facing delays while the DfT reappraises the strategy in the light of the recent Court of Appeal ruling on plans to expand Heathrow.