Government scraps plan to build £3.5bn Oxford-Cambridge expressway


The government has abandoned its plan to build a £3.5bn motorway between Oxford and Cambridge via Milton Keynes after analysis showed it was not worth the money. The Department for Transport said it would now investigate the need for more targeted road interventions instead of the Oxford-Cambridge expressway, which had been on the table since 2014. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: “The Oxford-Cambridge arc is home to cutting-edge research, globally renowned science and technology clusters and some of the most […]