IHE welcomes additional funding – check out each regions allocation

November 28, 2016

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) welcomes the announcement of the scheme details making up the £1.3 billion made available in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement last week.

This includes:

  • £925 million to tackle congestion and provide upgrades on local roads
  • £175 million to improve the 50 most dangerous roads in the country
  • £220 million to Highways England to combat congestion
  • £27 million for the Cambridge to Oxford expressway
  • 6 local major schemes to better journeys

In addition, the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling:

  • awarded £50 million to build the Lincoln Eastern Bypass
  • announced development of 6 further local major schemes
  • allocated £70 million for 2017 to 2018 to fix potholes

A full breakdown of funding can be found here.

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