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Shaping the future of England’s strategic roads (RIS2)

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Proposals for the Strategic Road Network (SRN) and its current and future needs.

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Consultation description

In order to set investment in the Strategic Road Network (SRN) the government publishes a multi-year ‘Road investment strategy’ (RIS). The second RIS (RIS2) will cover the financial years 2020/21 to 2024/25.

As the first step in the process for setting RIS2, Highways England has published its Strategic Road Network initial report and supporting documents.

The SRN initial report sets out:

  • Highways England’s assessment of the current state of the SRN
  • its potential future needs
  • their proposed priorities for RIS2

To inform its response to the initial report, the Department for Transport is first seeking views on:


Shaping the future of England's strategic roads: consultation on Highways England's Initial Report

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Published 13 December 2017