Highways England claim 99% of their road network will be ‘roadwork free’ over the Easter weekend

 

Highways England are trying their best to give motorists in the UK a ‘Happy Easter’ by putting roadworks on hold or finishing the work in time before the Easter weekend arrives.

According to Highways England, who are a government-owned company and look after England’s motorways and major ‘A’ roads, they intend to complete around 459 miles of roadworks before the Easter weekend arrives and claim that 99% of the country’s motorways and major ‘A’ roads will be roadwork free by 06:00am this Thursday and will continue to be clear right up to 12:01 on Tuesday 23 April.

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Highways England claim 99% of their road network will be ‘roadwork free’ over the Easter weekend

One motorist described the news as “Egg-cellent”, so long as it actually happens.

“We’re doing everything we can to make journeys as smooth as possible this Easter and that’s why we’re keeping around 99 per cent of the road network we manage, free from roadworks,” said Melanie Clarke, Highways England customer service director.

Research suggests that around half of all breakdowns occur because of a simple mechanical issue that could have been avoided if a quick maintenance check had been carried out beforehand.

Simply ensuring you check the oil and water levels, tyre pressure, headlights and that you’ve got enough fuel to complete the journey, could make all the difference between a happy Easter trip or one sat spent on the side of the road waiting for assistance.

It’s also worth listening to or reading live traffic information before setting off on a journey and for those travelling to Wales this Easter weekend, there’s no toll to pay anymore on the Severn Bridge – more to spend on chocolate eggs or even an ice cream as the weather this Easter weekend in many places around the country is supposed to be pleasant.

 

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