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A120 – A12 Newsletter – December 2020

Earlier this year we heard that our long-running campaign for a much-needed dual-carriageway upgrade of the A120 between Braintree and the A12 had been successful in securing initial Government funding…


In March 2020, the government announced details of its latest Road Investment Strategy (RIS2), covering April 2020 to March 2025.

The strategy outlines how the government will be investing £27.4 billion in maintaining, improving and building capacity in the strategic road network during the 2020-25 period, including £2.2 billion for the east of England.

The document also looks further ahead and includes a list of ‘pipeline projects’ which will undergo more analysis and design work ahead of being considered for potential future investment.

The A120 Braintree to A12 was identified as a pipeline project and will now be progressed by Highways England.

For more information, email A120braintreetoA12@highwaysengland.co.uk

A120 Braintree to A12 - Highways England 

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