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Road Building and Improvements

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many miles of new motorway and trunk road to at least dual carriageway standard are planned. (110625)

The following table lists the trunk road and motorway schemes currently in the Targeted Programme of Improvements, which provides new or additional lengths of motorway and trunk road to at least dual carriageway standard.

These schemes will be delivered subject to the satisfactory completion of statutory processes and the availability of funding.

Scheme

Anticipated start of works date

Length of scheme (miles)

Additional lane miles

M1 J31-J32 Widening

On site 22 January 2007

1.24

2.49

A595 Ration-Lillyhall Improvement

January 2007

3.23

12.93

A1 Bramham-Wetherby (including Wetherby Bypass)

Spring 2007

6.21

14.91

M1 J21-30 Widening (Phase 1)

Summer 2007

14.60

29.21

M25 J1b-3 Widening

Summer 2007

2.67

5.59

A1 Dishforth to Leeming (A1 Dishforth to Barton)

Spring 2008

24.67

52.82

M27 J11-J12 Climbing Lanes

Spring 2008

1.99

2.30

M27 J3-J4 Widening

Spring 2008

2.55

5.16

A421 Bedford to M1 Junction 13

Autumn 2008

8.02

32.69

M1 J10-J13 Widening

Winter 2008

14.17

28.40

M62 J25-J27 Widening

Winter 2008

7.21

14.42

M25 J16-23 Widening

Winter 2009

22.12

40.39

A453 Widening (M1 J24 to A52 Nottingham)

Winter 2009

7.15

14.29

M1 J39-J42 Widening

Spring 2009

6.59

11.19

M62 J27-J28

Summer 2009

3.29

6.59

A14 Ellington-Fen Ditton Improvement

Spring 2010

22.56

121.36

M1 J21-J30 Widening (Phase 2)

Spring 2010

37.84

72.64

A21 Tonbridge to Pembury

Spring 2010

2.55

10.19

M25 J27-J30 Widening

Summer 2010

14.04

26.22

M1 J34-J37 Widening

Winter 2011

10.00

20.01

A47 Blofield to North Burlingham Dualling

Spring 2011

2.49

4.97

A23 Handcross to Warninglid Widening

Spring 2011

2.36

4.72

M1 J32-J34 Widening

Spring 2011

7.39

10.75

A21 Kippings Cross to Lamberhurst Bypass

Spring 2011

2.98

11.81

M1 J30-J31 Widening

Summer 2011

5.90

11.81

A46 Newark-Widmerpool Improvement

Spring 2012

17.09

43.50

M25 J5-J7 Widening

Autumn 2012

22.12

40.39

M25 J23-J27 Widening

Autumn 2012

17.34

30.70

M1 J37-J39 Widening

Autumn 2012

7.89

12.80

A57/A628 Mottram in Longdendale, Hollingworth and Tintwistle Bypass

Spring 2013

3.98

12.74

A11 Fiveways-Thetford Improvement

Spring 2013

9.20

18.77

M1 J31-J32 Widening

Summer 2014

3.54

11.06

A505 Dunstable Northern Bypass (A5 to M1 Link)

2013-14

2.73

10.94

Total number of miles of new road and Motorway

317.71

748.76