HC Deb 12 February 1965 vol 706 cc142-3W
Viscount Lambton

asked the Minister of Transport if he will give details of improvements to the A.1 north of Morpeth, in view of the present unsatisfactory nature of the road.

Mr. Tom Fraser

Work is due to start within the next two years on the following major improvement schemes:—Morpeth By-pass (£1,250,000), Alnwick By-pass (£1,100,000), Felton Cemetery (£30,000), Felton Lanehead (£60,000), Lonning Head (£50,000), Middleton to Detchant Lodge (£40,000), West Mains Diversion (£75,000) and Scremerston (£40,000).

Also in the programme are schemes at Cat Inn (£50,000) and Haggerston Diversion (£200,000), due to start in three to four years.

In addition, considerable maintenance and minor improvement work will be undertaken within the next few years.

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