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Motorways (Drainage)

Volume 82: debated on Monday 8 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he is taking to ensure the better drainage of the carriageways of motorways.

Potential improvements in drainage are frequently considered and evaluated as part of the continuing process of developing better designs and construction methods. Currently, trials are in progress in an attempt to develop durable previous surfacings through which water can drain to the edge of the carriageways, thereby reducing spray from vehicles.