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