HC Deb 28 February 1973 vol 851 cc358-9W
Mr. Hicks

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will itemise the road schemes under construction, programmed and in the preparation pool together with costs and commencement dates where appropriate for the A30 and A38 trunk roads west of Exeter.

Mr. Speed

Dates forecast for schemes in the firm programme and preparation pool are dependent on the successful completion of statutory and other procedures, and on the availability of funds.

Following is the information:

Forecast Contract Let
Schemes estimated to cost less than approximately £½ million
A30 Gold Cross Hill, Tedburn St. Mary Autumn 1973
A30 Chiverton Cross Diversion Mid-1974
Estimated to cost between £2 million-£3 million
A30 St. Erth/Chyandour Mid-1976
Estimated to cost between approximately £5 million-£10 million
A30 Okehampton Bypass End-1975
A30 Okehampton-Launceston Bypass End-1978
A30 Launceston Bypass-Bodmin Bypass End-1978
A30 Polstrong-St. Erth Spring 1975
A38 Plymouth Outer Ring Road End-1976
A38 Saltash-Trerulefoot Mid-1977
A38 Liskeard-Bodmin Bypass Mid-1978
Estimated to cost between approximately £10 million-£15 million
A30 Exeter-Okehampton Mid-1975
Estimated to cost between approximately £15 million-£20 million
A30 Bodmin Bypass-Camborne/Redruth Bvpass Spring 1975