§ 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 A3(M)—Horndean-Bedhampton: 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.