Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin released the first £25m funding from the £170m Local Pinch Point Fund to enable early delivery of the improvements.
He said: “Tackling bottlenecks on the highway network will help keep get the country moving and the economy growing.
“I want to see this work underway and shovels in the ground as soon as possible, so today I am announcing £25m to fast track the first 10 schemes.”
Of the 10 schemes awarded funding, four are expected to commence in the next few weeks, with the others starting over the coming year.
|Buckinghamshire County Council||A40/A4010 Chapel Lane junction improvement||April-13||£1.8m|
|Cheshire East Council||Basford West Spine Road||Mar-14||£4.7m|
|East Riding of Yorkshire Council||Goole Logistics Gateway Project – A614 Airmyn Road Roundabout Scheme||Oct-13||£1.6m|
|Halton Borough Council||A1105 Anlaby Road Flyover Structural Maintenance – Kingston upon Hull||Jan-14||£2.4m|
|Kingston upon Hull City Council||A1105 Anlaby Road Flyover Structural Maintenance – Kingston upon Hull||Jan-14||£2.6m|
|Northamptonshire County Council||Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone Site Access||Mar-13||£6.8m|
|Peterborough City Council||Junction 17 A1(M) - Junction 2 Fletton Parkway Widening Scheme||Jan-14||£11m|
|Southampton City Council||Southampton Bridges to Prosperity||Oct-13||2.6m|
|Essex County Council||A414/A1025 (Clock Tower) Junction, Harlow||Apr-13||£2.9m|
|Kent County Council||North Farm Improvements||Apr-14||£5m|