Timeline of how costs escAlAted
February 2014 - The estimated cost for the project rises from £11 million to £12 million. The works then begin to widen the parkway from two to three lanes in each direction between junction 1 and junction 2 (Goldhay Way/Malborne Way roundabout). January 2015 - Peterborough City Council approves an extra £4.5 million for the project after problems emerge including soil contamination. The council cabinet hits back at claims of mismanagement. February 2015 - The decision to spend the extra £4.5 million is calledin, but demands for an investigation are rejected by councillors. September 2016 - Another £830,000 for the works is approved.