MP urges residents to give feedback on A1 upgrade options

Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan is calling on local residents to have their say on final plans for improvements to the A1.

Tuesday, 8th November 2016, 12:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:02 pm
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Highways England recently held roadshows detailing the possible options in order to gather feedback and local knowledge.

They used this to finalise the route options, which they are now putting to the public.

Mrs Trevelyan said: “I am so pleased there was such a high turnout at the roadshows – the Highways England team found everyone’s local knowledge invaluable, and even changed their proposals to take local insight into account.

“They are now ready to set out the various route options and explain the pros and cons of each. It is vital that everyone now has their say on the route of the dualled A1 and on the junction improvements that are planned. The Highways England team will also be on hand to answer people’s questions about the timeline for works.”

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