Detailed plans for new toll road on the A14 revealed

Detailed plans for the new toll road on the A14 have been made public, but there are fears the charge will prompt motorists to find rat runs through nearby towns and villages.

The A14 is a vital route for commuters and freight traffic and is one of the most congested.

The Government says the answer is to build a £1.5 billion upgrade between Cambridge and Huntingdon, including a new 12-mile road toll, but not everyone is happy. Matthew Hudson reports.

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More criticism of A14 toll road

Plans to build a new A14 toll road Cambridge and Huntingdon continue to attract criticism. The Campaign for Better Transport claims the £1.5 billion proposals could breach air pollution limits.