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Road Building and Improvements

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many miles of trunk road and motorway are scheduled for widening in the next five years. (110629)

The following table provides details of motorway and trunk road schemes scheduled for widening in the next five years, subject to the satisfactory completion of statutory processes and availability of funding.

Project name

Start of works

Length of scheme (miles)

A3 Hindhead improvement

January 2007

4.04

M1 J31-J32 widening

January 2007

1.24

A595 Parton-Lillyhall improvement

January 2007

3.23

A1 Bramham-Wetherby (including Wetherby bypass)

Spring 2007

6.21

M1 J21-30 widening (Phase 1)

Summer 2007

14.60

A14 Haughley New St.-Stowmarket improvement

Summer 2007

2.49

M25 J1b-3 widening

Summer 2007

2.67

A1 Dishforth to Barton

Spring 2008

24.67

M27 J11-J12 Climbing Lanes

Spring 2008

1.99

M27 J3-J4 widening

Spring 2008

2.55

A421 Bedford to M1 J13

Autumn 2008

8.02

M1 J10-13 widening

Winter 2008

14.17

M62 J25-J27 widening

Winter 2008

7.21

M25 J16-23 widening

Winter 2009

22.12

A453 widening (M1 J24 to A52 Nottingham)

Winter 2009

7.15

M1 J39 -J42 widening

Spring 2009

6.59

M62 J27-J28 widening

Summer 2009

3.29

A14 Ellington-Fen Ditton improvement

Spring 2010

22.56

M1 J21-30 Widening (Phase 2)

Spring 2010

37.84

A21 Tonbridge to Pembury

Spring 2010

2.55

M25 J27-30 widening

Summer 2010

14.04

M1 J34-J37 widening

Winter 2011

10.00

A47 Blofield to North Burlingham Dualling

Spring 2011

2.49

A23 Handcross to Warninglid widening

Spring 2011

2.36

M1 J32-J34 widening

Spring 2011

7.39

M1 J30-J31 widening

Summer 2011

5.90