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Roads: A303

Volume 712: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether in the next three years any stretches of the A303 trunk road will be re-surfaced with sound-reducing materials; and if so, in which areas it will take place. [HL4947]

Subject to the availability of funds within the Highways Agency's budget, the following stretches of the A303 trunk road are due to be resurfaced with “low noise” surfacing in the next three years:

Boscombe Down to Countess Roundabout (0.75 miles);

Winterbourne Stoke Improvements (0.31 miles);

Tintinhull Junction to Cartgate Roundabout (0.06 miles);

Willoughby Hedge (A350 Junction) to Mere (5 miles);

Deptford to Stockton Wood (3.1 miles); and

Hazlegrove Roundabout (0.25 miles).