A hundred million pounds to prise open a bottleneck - and the prospect of a billion pounds to speed up traffic on a second vital route.
The first project turned from dream to reality today - work finally starting after forty years of campaigning on the final stretch of A11 duelling in Suffolk.
But big questions remain over when work on the A14 in Cambridgeshire will start - and how the massive bill can be afforded.
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