Paul Watter, from the AA, told ITV News that bottlenecks on motorways can be incredibly dangerous, because they spill back on to the carriageway. He said that it was understandable for work to be carried out to reduce congestion, but it would come with difficulty for the local area.
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A band of rain pushing in overnight, bringing with it the odd spot of coastal and hill fog, but things should improve by tomorrow.
Local authorities said the move is necessary to "avert the growing number of deaths and increasing harm linked to psychoactive substances".
Sunny and bright spells for most of us this afternoon, feeling pleasantly warm.