A426 improvement plans go to High Court

Campaigners have won the right for a High Court oral hearing to be held to establish whether work can begin on a multi-million-pound project to dual the A428 from the Black Cat roundabout in Bedfordshire to Caxton Gibbet in Cambridgeshire. The Bedfordshire Independent newspaper reports that the Transport Action Network submitted an application to the […]

Environmentalists launch challenge to A428 road improvements

The environmental pressure group Transport Action Network has launched a legal challenge against National Highways’ plans to dual the A428 in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. The work will involve dualling the road between A1/A421 Black Cat Junction and A428/A1198 Caxton Gibbet Junction to high quality dual carriageway. Construction will include 12 miles (19km) of new Dual […]

Legal challenge to RIS2 plans thrown out by judge

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps did not break the law when approving the government’s second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2), a high court judge has ruled. In the High Court, Mr Justice Holgate dismissed Transport Action Network’s (TAN’s) application for a judicial review on environmental grounds. In making his decision he concluded that approval of RIS2 was […]

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