It's been revealed that part of the new bypass A38 near Dobwalls in Cornwall has to be repaired - at a cost of more than £10 million.
It was only six years ago that work on three mile stretch was completed, costing more than £50 million. But now the Highways Agency says safety improvements are necessary because of problems with surface water and the risk of ice forming when the temperature drops. Work will begin next month.
A man's been killed after his car ploughed into a stationary trailer in Cornwall.
The man was the only occupant of the car which struck the trailer on the A38 near the Carkeel roundabout at Saltash, east Cornwall, on Saturday morning.
He was pronounced dead at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital.
It's the second fatal accident in the region in two days after a 58 year old local cyclist was killed on the A38 at Lee Mill, Devon, on Friday morning. He was hit by a lorry.
A stretch of the A38 at Saltash is expected to be closed for much of the day.
A stretch of the A38 in South East Cornwall is expected to remain closed all day after a serious accident.
The crash happened between the Carkeel Roundabout and Liskeard Road, in Saltash.
A lorry is understood to have been involved in the accident, which happened shortly before 7.30am today. One person has been taken to hospital.
Diversions are in place and drivers are being asked to use the A388 between Carkeel and Stoketon Cross.
The A38 is currently closed in both directions at Carkeel. Diversions are in place and long delays are expected.
It's due to a serious accident involving a car and a lorry. Police are directing traffic.
The Deputy Prime Minister will be in Cornwall today to announce details of a £200 million investment scheme in the South West.
The money from the Growth Deals initiative will spent by local enterprise projects on schemes as wide as investment in training at the new Hinkley Point power station in Somerset and improvements to the A38.
An army of gritters and snow ploughs is on duty on Telegraph Hill and the A38 south of Exeter. All lanes are now clear but there is thick fog.
At least one person has been seriously injured in a multi-vehicle accident on the A38 in Plymouth. It happend on the Exeter bound carriageway of the A38 between Manadon and Marsh Mills. Police say there were freezing conditions in the area at the time.
A man is being treated at Derriford Hospital and is said to be in a critical condition.
There were a total of five collisions, involving ten vehicles. The road is expected to be closed until 1300 hours.
On the A38 in Plymouth, the Parkway Southbound exit slip road is closed, and there are long delays. It's due to an overturned car at the A374 Plymouth Road / B3416 Plymouth Road (Marsh Mills Roundabout). Police are in attendance.