Controversial plans to close M4 Port Talbot junction changed

Controversial plans to close Junction 41 of the M4 motorway from August have been amended, with a peak-time closure of the Westbound on-slip only to be trialled.

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Junction closures will 'restrict' shoppers

Residents and traders in Port Talbot fear the closure of the junctions would lead to the town being 'cut off' from business.

Steve Redmore, manager of Aberafan Shopping Centre, said the closure would restrict people coming into the town, which is not needed in the current economic climate.

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