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Questions raised over journey time savings from £500m road

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Rhodri Clark
31 August 2018
 

The Scottish Green Party is claiming that a £500m motorway improvement scheme has failed to deliver promised journey time savings.

A year on from completion of the improvement to the M8, M73 and M74 east of Glasgow, the party said the motorway scheme had reduced morning peak journey times by four to five minutes, considerably less than claimed at the official opening ceremony in August 2017.

At that time, Transport Scotland placed a statement on its website headlined “M8 journeys...

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