Work on multi-million pound improvements to the White Rose Way is set to start after being given the green light.
The upgrade work, worth over £17m, will mean the White Rose Way will now be dualled between junction 3 of the M18 to the Potteric Carr roundabout.
This, along with the replacement of the Potteric Carr and Lady Bank roundabouts, will relieve the local pinch point which currently sees traffic for Doncaster town centre queuing back onto the M18. New toucan crossings, footpaths and cycleways will also be installed.
It is hoped that this second phase of improvements to this major route will unlock potential regeneration in the town, including expansion of Robin Hood airport and development of Rossington Inland Port leading to increased job opportunities and new local housing.
Work can now start on the main construction works with the road scheduled to open in summer 2013.