Roads Minister Robert Goodwill will visit the Midlands today to view progress on developing the M6 J5-8 smart motorway scheme.
The project, which aims to reduce congestion between junctions 5 and 8 on the M6, has created 600 jobs.
Construction on the £115 million smart motorway M6 scheme started in April 2012 and it is due for completion in spring 2014.
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It will be another day of frequent sunny spells, brisk winds, and isolated showers.
Friday will remain cold in the breeze with a mixture of sunny spells and isolated showers.
Outbreaks of rain, sleet and some hill snow are forecast across the region through Saturday morning.