The i54 is the new motorway junction that is being built off the M54 in Staffordshire.
The leader of Staffordshire County Council, Philip Atkins says the junction will create new jobs both in construction and in the businesses that move there.
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Ministers are also looking at schemes such as “lock-in agreements” to reduce the 250,000 sales that fall through annually.
West Mercia Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Andrew Thompson, who went missing this week.
The day will begin cloudy with outbreaks of rain but will start to become drier and less windy by the afternoon.