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