MOTORISTS in Hampshire are being asked to give their views on the future of investment into the areas roads.

National Highways has launched an online feedback tool for road users and those who live near motorways and major roads in the South East to give their views on where investment is needed.

The South East strategic road network, managed by National Highways (formerly Highways England), stretches over 4,300 miles and represents the core the of national transport system.

The area's roads are the most heavily used in the country according to highways bosses and work on the M4, the M3, the M23, M20, M2 and the M25, in addition to important trunk roads like the A3, A34, A27, A2 and A21, is projected to improve traffic flow as well as maintain vital routes.

National Highway’s regional director for the South East, Nicola Bell, said: “At National Highways we are constantly challenging ourselves to seek out ways to improve the experience of those who use our roads and the communities who live nearby. 

“The new easy-to-use online tool provides everyone from commuters, professional road users, nearby residents and community groups to comment."

The online tool has been developed as part of the organisations engagement process for Route Strategies, which is one activity used to inform the government’s decisions on future road investment.

It can be found on the National Highways website.