Go-ahead for £1bn trans-Pennine roads revamp

Key Northern route the A66, which links Cumbria and North Yorkshire, is set to receive a billion-pound rehaul. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was at Gilling West near Richmond, North Yorkshire yesterday to announce the plans and launch the public consultation into options for completing the project. The eight-week consultation runs until 11 July. Highways England is looking to fully dual the remaining single carriageway sections of the A66, which total 18 miles of the 50 mile route. Transport for the North’s major roa... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...
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