HC Deb 07 February 1962 vol 653 cc59-60W
63. Mr. Morris

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will make a statement on the progress of the Port Talbot by-pass.

Mr. Hay

Work on the Briton Ferry-Baglan section was completed last October. My right hon. Friend has awarded contracts for the construction of a concrete raft to carry the road between Baglan Roundabout and Baglan Nurseries, and for part of the demolition work on the final section. We hope to invite tenders for the construction of the final section within the next two months.

Mr. Morris

asked the Minister of Transport what stage the development of the Port Talbot inner relief road has reached.

Mr. Marples

The position is still as explained in the Answer I gave to the hon. Member on 12th July last.

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