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