HC Deb 05 December 1963 vol 685 cc221-2W
Sir T. Moore

asked the Minister of Transport if he will list those lengths of motorway which he expects will be completed by 31st December, 1968, giving an average completion rate of about 60 miles a year in the five years ending on that date.

Mr. Marples

Subject to the satisfactory completion of the statutory processes, and there being no excep- tional unforeseen difficulties, I expect to complete by the end of 1968 the lengths of motorway listed below. This list cannot take account of every possibility and must be subject to revision.

Hendon Motorway 10¼
Crick-Doncaster 86
Sheffield-Leeds 34
M.4—London-South Wales
Chiswick-Langley 13
Severn Bridge and Approach Roads
Newport By-Pass
Crick-Newport 9
Almondsbury-Tormarton 13½
Preston-Lancaster 13
Penrith By-Pass 8
Midland Motorway Links
Dunston-Coleshill 31
Lydiate Ash-Quinton 6
South of Quinton-Great Barr 10
A.l (M)—Baldock By-Pass 6
Darlington-Barton By-Pass 13
Durham Motorway 21
A.40 (M)—High Wycombe By-Pass 13
A.48(M)—Port Talbot By-Pass

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