HC Deb 26 March 1975 vol 889 c163W
Mr. Welsh

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if the Commercial Property Development Advisory Group has any remit in Scotland.

Mr. John Silkin

The groups has been set up to advise the Secretary of State for the Environment, but much of its work will have a wider relevance, and

1st Year Flows* 15th Year Flows*
M27—Havant-Chichester 25,000 33,500
Clanfield to Hazelton Wood interchange 22,500 31,000
Hazelton Wood interchange to Purbrook Way 28,000 47,000
M18—Wadworth-Hatfield 18,500 37,000
M180—Scunthrope Southern bypass Not available 40,000
M11—Al20-Stumps Cross 26,000 37,000
M11—Cambridge Western bypass 21,500 28,000
* In vehicles per 16-hour day.

The new standards for a dual two-lane rural motorway are that the 16-hour average daily flow (combined directions) shall normally be between 35,000 and 48,000 vehicles, and exceptionally up to 56,000 vehicles. In addition, the highest flow on one carriageway during the peak hour shall not exceed a value, determined by the peak-hour daily flow relationship of the traffic using the route, of between 2.400 and 3,200 vehicles.