Date: 25 Aug 2020
Category: News

roads

Highways England has unveiled the details of plans for £27.4 billion investment in the strategic road network across the country.

Highways England will deliver £14 billion of projects improving the quality, capacity and safety of the motorways and major A roads that have helped keep the country going during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Almost £11 billion will go into improving every day journeys by repairing and replacing parts of the network, largely built in the 1960s and 70s.

In a boost to the nation’s recovery, Highways England said its plans would help support 64,000 construction industry jobs. Read more here