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Roads (Trunking)

Volume 931: debated on Thursday 12 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what progress has been made with the trunking of roads, which properly form part of the national

M69/A46 Leicester Ring RoadLeicester Western bypass added to trunk road preparation pool 10th December 1976.
A46/A15 proposed relief road for LincolnLincoln relief road added to trunk road preparation pool 10th December 1976.
A52 Nottingham to GranthamDraft trunking order published 11th February 1977.
New route. Gateshead bypass extensionNewcastle Western bypass added to trunk road preparation pool 15th February 1977.
Scotswood Bridge to A69 and from A69 to A696.
A21/M25 near Sevenoaks to HastingsTrunked on 1st April 1977.
New route. Manchester Outer Ring Road: Eastern section, Bradbury—Denton—Middleton to M62.Added to trunk road preparation pool 30th December 1975.
New route. Darlington A1(M) eastwards to A66.Added to trunk road preparation pool 10th December 1976.
Of the rest, some are still the subject of consultation with the local authorities concerned and others will be trunked after improvement schemes are completed.