Gloucestershire MPs continue to work with the Secretary of State for Transport to ensure a solution is found regarding the "missing link". It is essential that we move ahead with this work. The queues on the road are getting worse and the accidents, sometimes fatal, tragically continue. All the options, including a tunnel, have been fully explored over many years and now is the time to act. I’m pleased that the government is taking a similar view.
Options have been published and responses to the consultation are currently under consideration: https://highwaysengland.citizenspace.com/he/a417-missing-link/
We will continue to apply pressure to ensure that construction can begin as soon after 2020 as possible.