The Lower Thames Crossing will be the biggest road project in the UK since the M25

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    £ billions of additional economic benefits

    for the country, through increased investment and business opportunities


    90% extra road capacity

    created across the river connecting Essex and Kent

    70mph speed limit

    70mph, 14.5 mile route

    offering new connections

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    Thousands of new jobs

    created by the crossing

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    £3.5bn – £6.8bn

    estimated cost of the scheme

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    +47,000 responses to 2016 Route Consultation

    making it the largest ever consultation for a UK road project