Plans for new smart motorways cancelled

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Road Improvements Summary

New smart motorways removed from government road-building plans in recognition of lack of public confidence and cost pressures.

Press release updated: Mon 17th Apr 2023, 9:36AM UTC

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Plans for new smart motorways cancelled

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