Drive To Improve A47

The A47 links the East to the Midlands - yet despite its importance, much of it remains single carriageway. Now a report backed by local MPs and businesses says dualling it would bring huge economic benefits...

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Plans to improve A47

A47 Credit: ITV Central

There are plans to improve the A47, one of last major roads in the East Midlands to only have one lane for most of its 150 miles. The project will begin with the road being converted into a dual carriageway at the junction of the A47 and A1.

Drivers on the route say it will speed up journeys, which will be better for business, and improve general safety.

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