£20m Awarded for Road to Divert Traffic From Houghton Regis Town Centre

Funding for a new road to connect  the Woodside industrial estate at Porz Avenue, Houghton Regis, to the planned new M1 junction 11a has been agreed. 

The award of £20m was announced this week, among other road plans for the South Midlands, by Dan Rogerson MP, Minister for Water, Forestry and Rural Affairs.

Cllr Alan Winter, Houghton Regis Town Council, "It's great that the funding is secured. This road will really help to divert traffic away from Houghton Regis town centre. Once built will it will seriously help management of traffic that currently leaves Houghton Regis via the Sundon Road. Back in 2011 I video'd traffic going through Houghton Regis. In rush hour it used to take a good 25 minutes to get from Tesco, Dunstable Road, to the Red Lion, Bedford Road. I would expect massive improvements in a few years time." 



Comments


Enjoyed this post? Never miss out on future posts by following us.





 HRND

Houghton Regis News Desk

Quick Links
Contact HRND HRND on Facebook Local Clubs & Societies Construction Fix My Street
Story Index HRND Pinterest HRND Twitter

Houghton Regis News Desk administers these Facebook Groups

1. News Desk Conversation Group (Houghton Regis & Dunstable) Private Group for local discussions
2. Job Vacancies in South Bedfordshire for jobs
3. Houghton Regis Planning Applications for discussions on planning.
4. Business News Desk (Luton, Dunstable, Houghton Regis)
5. Bus News Desk (Dunstable & Houghton Regis)
6. Images of Dunstable, South Bedfordshire & Nearby Past & Present - submit your photos and art pictures

Other Group Sites
Luton News Desk
Dunstable News Desk
Editors Blog



Your donations help Houghton Regis News Desk to stay online! Donate here!