Bifa’s Keen not keen on lorry park plan

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has added its voice to growing criticism of government plans to build a huge lorry park in Kent as an alternative solution to Operation Stack. It said that the government had not clearly demonstrated what options have been evaluated and that the decision to proceed had ignored some of the usual best practice when planning the expenditure of such large sums of money. Director general, ... [+]

FTA wants Stanford West

The Freight Transport Association has come out in favour of Stanford West as the best option for a new overflow lorry area for Dover. Highways England put two proposed sites out for public consultation in December to find a permanent solution to Operation Stack to prevent the chaos seen on ... [+]

Highways Agency axes Dover ‘queue buster’

The Highways Agency has decided to get rid of a moveable barrier used to reduce congestion on the M20 near during 'Operation Stack', the BBC reported. The concrete quick moveable barrier (QMB) was installed between junctions 11 and 12 of the M20 four years ago as part of Kent ... [+]

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