Jake Berry MP has welcomed the announcement that £1.9 billion will be invested in Britain’s roads in 2014, supporting nearly 10,000 jobs.
In the North West, £485 million will be invested in 38 schemes, supporting 994 jobs.
“This is fantastic news for all of us in Rossendale and Darwen.
“It will give a welcome boost to the economy, supporting nearly a thousand jobs in the region.
“It will also cut congestion and reduce journey times, helping the hardworking people who use the roads every day.”