Transport Minister Andrew Jones plans to spend £1.2 billion on road and transport upgrades, this is the latest step in the economic plan to stimulate UK economy and build a road network that works for everyone.
Andrew Jones, Transport Minister, said:
“The funding we have allocated today is focused on relieving congestion and providing important upgrades to ensure our roads are fit for the future – helping to build an economy that works for everyone.
Roads play a significant part in everyday life, linking people with jobs and businesses with customers, which is why this government is investing record amounts improving and maintaining highways across the country to help motorists.”
This is good news for the freight and transport industry as investment is vital to keeping Britain’s transport network moving.