The government has given the go-ahead for £15.9 million of improvement work to transport links in Luton town centre.
The scheme will see Luton Borough Council construct a link road to complete the Inner Ring Road and changes to traffic circulation on the north side of the town centre.
The Department for Transport will provide a maximum of £15.9m towards the full scheme cost of £24.1m.
More top news
After a cloudy start with outbreaks of rain, drier weather will spread from the west this evening with some clear spells developing.
Two men have been taken to hospital after they were stabbed in broad daylight at a shopping mall in Luton.
A world record-breaking replica of the Bayeux Tapestry has gone on display in Woodbridge in Suffolk.