It seems that plans to dual the main link between the north of Scotland and the rest of the UK (as well as the southern part of Scotland), the A9, are to be brought forward with the announcement of a GBP3bn programme of improvements. Read more here from The Press Association.
Quite apart from improving the speed of travel up and down this major Scottish road artery, it should improve safety, too, by obviating the need for many motorists to make dangerous overtaking manoeuvres.
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