VIDEO: Work got under way in earnest on the South East's newest - and biggest - road scheme at first light today. But, as the bulldozers and chainsaws arrived, the protesters were there to meet them. Fred and Sangeeta link to Malcolm Shaw.
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Top Gear favourite The Stig headed out on the road at a slower pace as a giant figure of the show's test driver headed across on a truck.