FTA and RHA blast Welsh minister’s decision to scrap M4 relief road build


 

The industry’s leading trade associations have slammed the Welsh government’s decision to ditch plans for a £1.4m M4 relief road, announced today (4 June). The scheme would have seen a new 14-mile stretch of motorway built, parallel to the existing M4 motorway between J23A at Magor to junction 29 at Castleton, to help ease congestion into South Wales around Newport. However Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford said the cost of the project to the government, alongside its environmental impact, meant […]