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Dangerous Tunnel slip road closure is only temporary, Howard told….6 August 2003

Contributed by localrags on Aug 05, 2003 - 03:56 PM



DANGEROUS TUNNEL SLIP ROAD CLOSURE IS ONLY TEMPORARY, HOWARD TOLD



Michael Howard, MP for Folkestone and Hythe, has been given an assurance from Kent County Council
that the closure of the Channel Tunnel slip road is temporary and will be reopened as soon as possible.….more

The slip road lets motorists leaving the Tunnel to reach Folkestone without going to Junction 11 and then turning back.

It was closed as a result of accidents which have occurred since a new layout was put in place after construction of the High Speed Rail Link.

Mr Howard has been told that changes to the layout will be discussed at a meeting to take place on August 18th.

He said: “I worked hard to secure this link when the Channel Tunnel was constructed. I shall make sure it is opened again as soon as possible.�

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