§ 27. Mr. Crawford
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the cost of constructing hard shoulders on existing sections of the M90; and what is the comparable cost of such construction being carried out as an integral part of the motorway when it was being constructed.
§ Mr. Millan
The cost of providing hard shoulders on the existing 17 miles of the M90 is expected to be about £2 million. At 1967 prices it would have344W cost some £500,000 to include this work in the initial contracts.