Following today's Autumn Statement from the Chancellor, below is a list of the progress of construction and infrastructure schemes for the East Midlands:
Starting soon: Loughborough Road Improvements (early 2013) & London Road bridge, Derby (2013).
Under construction: Nottingham Tram Extension (opens 2014) & A43 Corby Link (due to be completed in 2014).
New funding announced: M1 J28 to 31 accelerated delivery pilot & Super-connected cities (Derby).
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