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Five-stage HGV plan for Kent’s roads in case of no-deal Brexit

BREXIT

Andrew Forster
08 January 2019
Up to 6,000 Dover-bound lorries could be diverted to the disused Manston Airport for temporary storage
Up to 6,000 Dover-bound lorries could be diverted to the disused Manston Airport for temporary storage

 

Kent County Council has released more details of contingency plans being put in place to handle freight in the event of a no-deal Brexit on 29 March.

The council says ‘no-deal’  could see the county having to cope with holding up to 10,000 HGVs on a routine basis. “Such congestion could exceed that of previous incidents experienced in Kent, including Operation Stack in 2015, which resulted in almost 7,000 HGVs contained on the M20 in Kent,” policy advisers David...

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