New road opened in Kent

£87 million road opened in East Kent

Multi million pound road opens in Kent

Road, Traffic, East Kent
£87 million road opens in east Kent Credit: ITV Meridian

The East Kent Access Road has opened. The 87 million pound project carries traffic along the A256 between Sandwich and Thanet. The dual cariageway will improve traffic flow between the Kent ports of Dover and Ramsgate, and take lorries away from Richborough and Cliffsend.

Bracelets, gold, bronze age
Two bronze age bracelets found Credit: ITV Meridian

During the building of the road many archaeological discoveries were made, including two three thousand year old golden bracelets.