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A40 And A48 (Dyfed)

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 19 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if any slippage has occurred on the various starting dates of sections of the dual-carriageway into the heartland of the county of Dyfed westward from the termination of the M4 Motorway at Pont Abraham.

As frequently happens when preparing road improvement schemes, the estimated starting dates of improvements to the A48 and A40 in Dyfed have changed from time to time. Work on the Pont Abraham-Cwmgwili improvement commenced in December 1979 and I hope, subject to the satisfactory completion of statutory and contractural procedures, that work on the Carmarthen southern bypass will start in 1980–81.