Drivers give lukewarm reviews to Northamptonshire's new stretch of 'smart' motorway

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A revamped stretch of motorway through Northamptonshire is finally running on all four lanes - but drivers have given the new section lukewarm early reviews.

The £94 million scheme to convert junctions 19 through to 16 into a Smart Motorway is not expected to be fully open until next month - but Highways England has now finally removed the 50mph speed limit between junctions 16 for Northampton and Junction 17 for the M45.

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