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Government announces £2.3bn Yorkshire road improvements

A £2.3 billion scheme to upgrade roads and motorways in Yorkshire and the North East has been announced by the government.

It aims to build on the so-called Northern Powerhouse project by improving connections between cities.

The money will be spent widening motorways and there has been talk of a £6 billion Trans-Pennine tunnel.

  • 02 Dec 2014
  • From the section England