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Doncaster's £56m road scheme

The biggest roadworks project in Doncaster's history starts this week. The fifty six million pound Finningley and Rossington route will take around two years to complete.

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Work starts on £56m Doncaster relief road

Work has started on the £56m Doncaster relief road which has angered some environmental campaigners but which is expected to bring thousands of jobs to a deprived part of our region.

The road will link the M18 motorway to Robin Hood Airport at Doncaster - the first phase of one of Yorkshire's most ambitious regeneration projects.

But councillors have been forced to defend their decision to allow the road to be built through green belt land. David Hirst reports.

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