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The Government has confirmed that it is scrapping controversial plans to introduce toll charges on a stretch of the A14 through Cambridgeshire.
The treasury will outline more details of the plans later today for the £1.5 billion project to upgrade the road, without the need for charging motorists.
Controversial plans to toll part of the A14 through Cambridgeshire are expected to be scrapped tomorrow by the Government.
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It's expected that controversial plans to toll the A14 are to be scrapped tomorrow.
The Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds, David Ruffley says a change in the plans could be a result of people power.
Campaigners battling against plans to toll part of the A14 look to have won their battle.
The Government is expected to announce tomorrow that it's dropping plans to charge drivers to use a section of the road.
The toll money would have gone towards the 1.5 billion pound project to improve the road. It's now thought the taxpayer will foot the bill.
John Howells is from the Road Haulage Association in Peterborough. He told ITV Anglia News that a toll would be the wrong way to go.
It's claimed that the controversial plans to toll the A14 in Cambridgeshire are to be dropped.
Improvement to the A14 will instead be paid for by the Government. The proposed toll is part of a scheme to widen and improve the heavily congested stretch of the road.
It's expected the announcement will be made tomorrow.
A consultation on the proposed tolling suggested that drivers could be charged between £1 and £1.50 to use a stretch of the road.
Tomorrows announcement is expected to reveal that the 1.5 billion pound project will go ahead with taxpayer funding.