Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of Highways England’s Strategic Business Plan, which sets out how £27.4 billion will be invested in the Strategic Roads Network in the next five years.
The publication is a response to the UK Government’s second Roads Investment Strategy (RIS2) and provides the detail of specific funding, activities and projects Highways England plans to deliver to 2025.
Commenting, Director of External Affairs for the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Marie-Claude Hemming said: “This long-awaited publication sets out in detail the vital investment that will made to the Strategic Roads Network in the next five years, which will drive economic growth, boost connectivity, and create jobs.
“CECA looks forward to working closely with our members and Highways England to deliver these ambitious plans, which will mark a new chapter for connectivity in our roads network, to the benefit of businesses and communities in all parts of England.”
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