a tunnel would be built from the east

Everything you need to know about the Lower Thames Crossing after historic public turnout From News Shopper

If the proposals are given the green light, a tunnel would be built from the east of Gravesend to the east of Thurrock, Essex, much to the anger of Shorne, Higham, Chalk and Riverview Park residents.

The argument became so heated that in the same month, Gravesham Council used a council tax hike to help fund a 150,000 battle over the river crossing.

However, in an exclusive interview with the DfT's Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Andrew Jones, News Shopper reported that the government had not ruled out Option A in spite of the transport agency's support of Option C.

In March, Thurrock's own Russell Brand cited the peasant's revolt of 1381 led by Wat Tyler as a source of inspiration and reason to sign the petition against Highways England's plans cartier love bracelet exact replica.

Depending on which road network is chosen, it will cost the taxpayer between 4.3bn and 5.9bn Subject to the necessary funding and planning approvals, the new crossing would be open in 2025, if publicly funded.

If private funding is also used to meet the costs of the project cartier fake love ring gold, it is anticipated the crossing would be open by 2027.

Highways England has confirmed that it received 47,034 responses over the new Lower Thames Crossing today (May 24), making it the largest ever public consultation for a UK road project.

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He said: "Whilst its good to see thousands of people engaging in the consultation process love bangle replica, this information must be used to make a swift decision on the next Lower Thames Crossing.

"The congestion at the Dartford Crossing this week shows there is no resilience in the network and motorists need an alternative route which has to be well away from Dartford.

"There is strong feeling locally that we need another crossing and I suspect this is why so many people have been motivated to respond to the consultation."

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