HC Deb 28 March 1962 vol 656 cc114-5W
Mr. Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the progress of stage 2 of the Prestwick-Ayr by-pass.

Mr. Maclay

Since work started on the bypass in October, rain followed by frost has held up construction of the new bridge over the River Ayr and affected progress on the earth-works for the bypass. The contract is behind schedule but it is expected that the scheme will be completed in the spring of 1963.