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Roads: Construction

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 218807, tabled on 15 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to build new and upgrade existing trunk roads.

Answered on

5 January 2015

Government has published the first ever Road Investment Strategy, setting out how £15 billion will be invested in 127 schemes on England’s motorway and trunk road network between 2015/16 and 2020/21, 84 of which are newly announced. The North East of England and Yorkshire will benefit from a total of 26 schemes, 18 of which we newly announced in the Road Investment Strategy, worth around £3 billion.