M1 to Nottingham Road Revamp

The widening of the A453 officially begins today. Seven miles of road between Junction 24 of the M1 and the Nottingham Ring Road will be widened in the £150 million project.

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First turf cut as work starts on the A453 road rewidening

A453 re-widening scheme started this morning Credit: ITV Central

The first turf has been cut in the start of a major road re-widening scheme between the M1 and Nottingham.

Campaigners have been trying to get the A453 turned into a dual carriageway between Junction 24 of the M1 and Nottingham's ring road since the 1980's.

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