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Kent Strategic Congestion Management programme

The initial aim of the programme was to enhance the effectiveness of the existing Highways Management Centre (HMC) through a technology refresh.

This activity commenced in the 2015/16 financial year and is ongoing. This HMC is seen as an essential component which supports and strengthens the Council’s ‘Growth without Gridlock’ strategy.

Three such hotspots have been identified and improvements to these will be delivered from the SELEP fund in 2016-17. These are at:

  • A229 Loose Road, Maidstone: Armstrong Road and Sheal’s Crescent junctions
  • A292 Mace Lane and Wellesley Road junction, Ashford
  • A292 Somerset Road and Canterbury Road junction, Ashford.

In addition to the hotspot schemes, funding from SELEP will be used to provide a contribution to a pan-European project to introduce a connected Intelligent Transport System (C-ITS) corridor from Blackfriars in London to the Port of Dover via the M2 and A2 through Kent.

Funding value: £4.8m
Total Project cost: £4.8m
Return to Capital Investment