Highways England sets out £11bn roads plan

Highways England has published its five-year plan detailing £11bn of investment.

The company officially replaces the Highways Agency next week.

The improvements over the first five years of operation include:

  • 112 major improvements, including 15 smart motorway projects providing 280 extra miles of capacity, and resurfacing the majority of the network
  • providing a more accessible road system delivering over 150 new cycling facilities and crossings, including 40 by the end of next year, and cycle-proofing new schemes
  • reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on the network by 40% from the 2010 baseline

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