Toll road 'part of multibillion-pound package of upgrades'

The government is reportedly planning to agree to a new toll road on the M4 in South Wales, but this is part of a multibillion-pound scheme of road upgrades in the UK.

According to the Times, the other upgrades include:

  • A1 between Newcastle and Berwick-Upon-Tweed to be converted to a dual carriageway
  • Widening of the A47 in Norfolk
  • A303 to be turned into a continuous dual-carriageway

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Second toll motorway planned

Britain’s second toll motorway will reportedly be given the go ahead with Ministers set to revive a plan to ease congestion on the M4 in South Wales.