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Work is due to start next spring on a £50 million-plus extension of the M8 in Scotland.And next month consulting engineer Frank Graham will reveal its options for rebuilding the existing M8, which has reached the end of its design life and is breaking up.In the wake of a public inquiry held earlier this year, Ian Lang, the Secretary of State for Scotland, has now given the all-clear to the eastern extension of the M8 - a 7.3 km stretch between Newbridge and the Edinburgh city bypass. ...

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