Roadworks removed to ease busy Christmas roads
23 December 2015
From the section UK
Millions of drivers will hit the roads during the festive period
Nearly 400 miles of roadworks are to be removed in preparation for one of busiest days on the roads for motorists, Highways England has said.
A total of 148 schemes will be removed by 06:00 GMT on Wednesday in an effort to free up motorways and A-roads.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said he recognised roadworks could be “frustrating” and wanted to apply “common sense”.
Wednesday along with 30 December will be peak travel days, Abta said.
“It’s impossible to improve roads without some element of engineering …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed