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Road Construction Programme

Volume 927: debated on Wednesday 2 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what progress has been made towards the completion of the strategic network of 3,500 miles of first-

AmendmentsEstimated startOn 4,500-mile Network
A13 Lodge Lane Improvement(f)
A41Whitchurch Bypass(f)*
A46Newark Relief Road(c)*
A52Borowash Bypass Extension(b)*
A590Dalton in Furness Bypass(c)*
M25Enfield D Ring A111-A10(a)*
M65M6/M6I Whitebirk(b)*
A10Brandon Creek-Southery(f)*
A27Lewes to Beddingham(c)*
A41Whitchurch to M54(f)*
A46Coventry Bypass(f)*
A47Leicester to A1(f)*
A49Ross on Wye Bypass(f)*
A419Groundwell Corner(f)*
A419Latton Bypass(f)*
A458A5 to Welsh Border(f)*
A606Improvement at Tollerton(f)*
Lincoln Relief Road(f)*
Leicester Western Bypass(f)*
A1(M) Eastwards to A66(f)
Ringway 3 M4-Uxbridge Road(f)
Ringway 3 MI-A4020(f)
The possible start date of schemes depends on many factors, including engineering design, statutory procedures, and availability of resources. Any start dates given must, therefore, be taken as subject to change. They will he advanced wherever circumstances permit.
They are quoted in bands:
(a) 1977.
(b) 1978 and 1979.
(c) 1980–82.
(d) 1983–85.
(e) After 1985.
(f) No start date determined.
The schemes on roads included in the 4,500 mile strategic network are marked *.