Fourth lane A4 are more open than expected

The A4 motorway is Tuesday a fourth lane between Vlietland, and Two in the direction of Den Haag opened.

The widening of the road between Vlietland and the N14 towards Leidschendam would initially only be finished in december, but because the work faster as compared to what would be expected with the traffic already on the fourth strip.

"Fine for the road users that they are faster than with the fourth lane to use," said minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure, public Works and water management) about the early opening.

The new lane is 5.5 miles long and allows for significantly more capacity on the A4, one of the busiest motorways in the Netherlands. For the widening uses of the berm. For the widening is noise-reducing asphalt is applied on all lanes.

From mid-november, the traffic, the traffic in the other direction about a fourth lane. Also that is 5.5 km long.