Government invests £93m in major road upgrade scheme


The government is to spend £93m on major road upgrades as part of its attempts to “level up” the country. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the north would receive over half of the funding, with up to £56m invested on an overhaul of the Kex Gill section of the A59 in North Yorkshire. He said the upgrade would improve connectivity between Harrogate and Skipton and divert traffic away from the landslip-prone Kex Gill. The West Midlands will see £24m spent […]