NEWS: BBC South Today July 22nd, 2019
BBC reports some A34 safety improvements being held back because of the Oxford - Cambridge Expressway
BBC South Today has reported that £12 million is being invested in A34 improvements as a result of a Highways England safety review of the road. This is a significant win for the A34 Action Group campaigners. However, Layla Moran MP says “we’re expecting more” and is shown here saying that one of the reasons for not making all the changes is because of the Oxford to Cambridge expressway.
In the same report, Richard Benyon MP says that he expects more (improvements) because if they build an expressway it will bring more traffic and the A34 will have to be upgraded.
Surely a final decision on route and understanding the full implications of any expressway, if it goes ahead, is 18 months - 2 years away. Should people using the A34 have to wait?
You can see the full BBC report in this video.
To see Highways England A34 Safety Review Project Summary click here.
To follow Highways England project to put new technology into the A34 click here.
For more information from the A34 Action Group, click here.
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