REDHILL BALANCED NETWORK PROPOSAL WINS £2.8M
03 June 2013
Redhill Balanced Network Proposal from Surrey County Council wins £2.8m from Local Pinch Point funding to stop road congestion.
Redhill Balanced Network Proposal from Surrey County Council has won £2.8m from the Government's Local Pinch Point Fund to ease road congestion.
Congested roads across England are to be tackled with £165 million of funding, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today. This is the second tranche of funding from the £190 million Local Pinch Point Fund, first announced in December 2012. A further 62 schemes have today won department funding, bringing the total number of schemes financed by the fund to 72. Combined with local contributions, the total investment rises to more than £300 million.
The successful Redhill Balanced Network bid includes a series of link and junction improvements in the town centre, to reduce congestion and improve accessibility for motorists, bus users, cyclists and pedestrians.