Government reviews £25bn Roads Programme following Heathrow ruling


 

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. The review could result in some major road schemes, including plans to expand the Smart Motorway programme, delayed or scrapped altogether. The five-year Roads Programme, which plans to expand more than 100 major roads, was due to start next month and was expected to be published alongside this week’s budget. However, […]