MPs to debate A303 Stonehenge tunnel plans

Credit: ITV West Country

MPs will debate plans today to move the A303 into a new tunnel under Stonehenge.

The tunnel is one of several ideas being considered to upgrade the road.

A public consultation into the plans closed in April.

Highways England says the project will 'enhance and protect' the ancient site but opponents argue the idea could destroy archeological treasures.

The preferred route for the A303 upgrade. Credit: ITV West Country

The latest plans were unveiled earlier this year.

ITV West Country's Robert Murphy explained in February what they could look like:

You can find more information about the project on the Highways England website.

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