All new smart motorways scrapped

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Road Improvements Summary

New smart motorways to be removed from government road-building plans due to financial pressures and lack of confidence felt by drivers.

Press release updated: Sat 15th Apr 2023, 5:18PM UTC

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All new smart motorways scrapped

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