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Roads (Contractors)

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 13 February 1980

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will list the names of contractors employed by counties, including the Greater London Council, acting as the agents of the Government, who are currently engaged in the construction of motorways and trunk roads.

land not already earmarked for development will be used in each of the three alternative proposals for the route of the proposed Shrewsbury bypass.

The approximate acreages of land, not already earmarked for development, likely to be required for each of the three alternative plans (with the various options) included in the consultation document entitled "A new A5 bypass for Shrewsbury and A5 and A49 route improvements", are:

Red with Option A220
Red with Option B270
Green with Option C260
Green with Option D280
Yellow with Option A200
Yellow with Option B250
These figures are based on the possible standards for the new road described in the consultation document. The precise land take will depend on the standards ultimately chosen and on the detailed design.