HC Deb 30 January 1956 vol 548 cc87-8W
Mr. Patrick Maitland

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation on which road schemes within the area of the county of Lanark work has been started or authorised in the past year; and on which schemes he expects work to start during 1956.

Mr. Watkinson

Work was started on the following schemes in 1955:

Estimated Cost
Trunk Roads
A.73. Improvement opposite Law Hospital 786
A.73. Improvement at Dun-eatonfoot 705
A.8. Service Road at Salsburgh 7,800
A.74. Widening Verges at Beattock Summit 7,665
Classified Roads
C1.III. Improvement at Cross-gates/Bellshill 4,957
B.716. Footpath West End of Whitburn Road, Cambuslang 565
B.756. Improvement at junction of Uddingston Mill Highway 400
East Kilbride New Town
Road No. 11 (Contract No. 4) 2,332
Road No. 2 (Contract No. 5) 4,433
Road No. 1 (Contract No. 7) 1,604
Road No. 12 (Contract No. 2) 32,355
Road No. 6 (Contract No. 3) 18,523
Road No. 1 (Contract No. 6) 78,563

Works authorized in 1955 which are expected to start in 1956 are:

Estimated Cost
Trunk Roads
A.74. 'Bus Draw-ins at Strutherhill 800
A.73. Acuhinlea Bridge South of Newhouse 5,928
A.80. Stepps to Mollinsburn 631,364
Classified Roads
C1.III. Improvement at Liquo Farm 4,500
B.7010. Footpath S.E. of Railway Inn, Shotts 1,020
C1.III. Footpath at Sandy Road, Carluke 940
B.799. Footpath at Regal Cinema, Holytown 583
B.7058. Widening of Railway Bridge al Mount Vernon 4,000
A.749. Footpath at Nerston Cottages 260
C1.III. Footpath at Lawhill Highway 3,650
C1.III. Improvement between Meikle Earnock and Eddie-wood 10,217
B.757. Widening Holmbrae Road, Uddingston 14,360
East Kilbride New Town
Road No. 5 (Contract No. 1) 66,150
College Milton Road 99,400
Cemetery Bridge—Road No. 6 41,735

I am not yet in a position to list the schemes not yet authorised on which it is expected that work will start in 1956.