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Dear Highways England Company Limited,

Please can I be provided with the following information:

- cost of setting up the average speed cameras on the M4 Smart Motorway roadworks between junctions 7 and 12.

- the maintenance costs for the cameras on a monthly basis.

- how many speeding tickets have been issued on a monthly basis between the start of the works and the end of August 2019.

Please can you also confirm that the cameras are active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 50mph?

Yours faithfully,

Shaun

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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M4 J3 to 12 Smart Motorways, Highways England Company Limited

Dear Mr Jones

 

Thank you for your request for information about average speed cameras on
the eastbound carriageway of the M4 Junctions 7 and 12. I have dealt with
your request under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please see below your questions and our answers:

 

- cost of setting up the average speed cameras on the M4 Smart Motorway
roadworks between junctions 7 and 12.

 

The cost of the average speed cameras is included in this cost of the M4
Junctions 3 to 12 Smart Motorway scheme, which is £848m.

 

- the maintenance costs for the cameras on a monthly basis.

 

See response above

 

- how many speeding tickets have been issued on a monthly basis between
the start of the works and the end of August 2019.

 

Please note we are not an Enforcement Authority. Therefore, as this part
of your request relates to speed enforcement, this information can only be
confirmed with the relevant police force for the area you are interested
in.

 

Please can you also confirm that the cameras are active 24 hours a day, 7
days a week at 50mph?

 

The average speed cameras on the M4 Smart Motorway roadworks between
junctions 7 and 12 are active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 50mph.

 

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