asked the Minister of Transport why he has not yet given his consent nor sanctioned a loan to the borough of Cleethorpes to construct a new road from Bentley Street to the new housing estate, in view of the fact that the proposed road has the support of other Departments and the county council; and, since the question has been under his consideration since June, 1948, if he will give immediate authority for this work to be done.
I hope to approve this proposal when substantially greater resources can be devoted to road work, but in existing economic conditions I cannot give my consent.
asked the Minister of Transport if he will give details of the English road reconstruction or widening begun or likely to begin during the next 12 months.
I am arranging to circulate in HANSARD particulars of major
|SCHEMES ESTIMATED TO COST £25,000 OR MORE|
|County||Description of Scheme||Estimated Cost|
|Berkshire||Provision of roundabout on the London-Bath trunk road A.4 at its junction with A.321 at Twyford||26,500|
|Cheshire||Reconstruction of the railway bridge on the Winchester-Preston trunk road A.5011 at Lawton||38,500|
|Cheshire||Widening and diversion of the Winchester-Preston trunk road at Snapes Aqueduct near Lawton||84,500|
|Cornwall||*Widening and diversion of route B.3263 near Trewarmett||28,600|
|Durham||*Diversion at Winston Village A.67||61,894|
|Durham||Diversion on the London-Edinburgh trunk road A.1 at Neville's Cross||117,000|
|Gloucestershire||Provision of a new bridge over the railway at Gossington on the, Exeter-Leeds trunk road A.38||26,000|
|Lancashire||Widening of the Liverpool-Preston trunk road A.59 between Aintree Police Station and the junction with B.5194||126,000|
|Northumberland||*Widening and improvement of B.6324, Stamfordham Road, Newcastle||34,234|
|Northumberland||*Widening and reconstruction of A.696, Ponteland Road, Newcastle||59,394|
|Warwickshire||*Reconstruction of Hill Street Bridge, Birmingham||59,103|
|Yorkshire (North Riding)||*Construction of new road known as Greystone Road, Lackenby||49,500|
|Yorkshire (North Riding).||*Widening and reconstruction of A.175, Southbank Road, Middlesbrough||53,500|
|Yorkshire (West Riding)||Widening of Mill Bridge, Doncaster on the London-Edinburgh trunk road A.1||120,000|
|Schemes marked with an asterisk are on classified roads: the others are on trunk roads.|
|In addition there are 332 smaller schemes estimated to cost £1,074,000.|