National Highways to invest £103m to improve South West roads

National Highways has announced a £103m investment to improve roads across the South West.
The funding will cover 75 schemes totalling almost 800 carriageway miles across the whole region during the current financial year.
Among the projects earmarked for the renewals programme include refurbishment of the M5 junction 15 and 16 bridges at the Almondsbury Interchange, a technology upgrade in the A38 Saltash Tunnel and stabilising a landslip alongside the A35 at Chideock.
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Jason Hones, National Highways’ South West regional director, said: “It’s vital that National Highways’ motorways and A-roads are kept in good condition to make sure they remain safe, reliable and keep the South West moving. This investment will help us achieve the amb …