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.
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