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Autumn Statement: Full list of the 40 priority infrastructure projects

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The government has set out a list of its top-40 priority infrastructure projects as part of the National Infrastructure Plan 2


Highways Agency programme in construction - pre-2010 Spending Review
New Lower Thames crossing
Highways Agency managed motorways programme - Spending Review projects
Mersey Gateway Bridge
Highways Agency trunk road improvements programme - 2010 Spending Review projects
Local transport projects - funded at or before 2010 Spending Review
Highways Agency - Autumn Statement package
Local authority major transport schemes - development pool projects
Alternative approaches to resolving issues along the A14 corridor

Public transport

Reading upgrade programme
High Speed Two (subject to consultation)
Rail infrastructure and rolling stock enhancement
Northern rail connectivity (Liverpool-Newcastle including Northern Hub)
East Coast Main Line
Intercity Express Programme
Great Western Electrification
London Underground investment programme
Kings Cross Station improvements
Northern Line Extension to Battersea


Gatwick capital investment programme
Heathrow capital investment programme


Ports - container terminal projects
Ports - renewable energy projects

Local infrastructure funding programmes

Growing Places Fund
Regional Growth Fund


Electricity generation - new nuclear investment
Electricity generation - wind energy investment
Carbon Capture and Storage investment
Electricity and gas transmission and distribution investment
Electricity generation - gas investment (CCGT)
Smart meters
Electricity generation - biomass investment


4G mobile auction and rollout
Fixed broadband investment - private and public
Rural mobile coverage
Urban broadband fund
Water and sewerage and flood risk management
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Flood and coastal erosion risk management programme (including Thames Estuary 2100)


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