Is the Oxford-Cambridge expressway on a road to nowhere?

Conservationists have tried and failed through the courts to have a proposed motorway link between Oxford and Cambridge blocked on environmental grounds but a review of the development now looks likely and there have been suggestions that the road will be cancelled altogether. Conor McGlone reports.

by Conor McGlone
The proposed dual-carriageway, which is intended to provide the fastest route between Oxford and Cambridge, rerouting traffic to avoid Milton Keynes. Photograph: Highways England
The proposed dual-carriageway, which is intended to provide the fastest route between Oxford and Cambridge, rerouting traffic to avoid Milton Keynes. Photograph: Highways England

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