HC Deb 04 July 1985 vol 82 cc224-5W
Mr. Best

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list in the Official Report the earliest and latest completion dates for each section of the A55 dual carriageway.

Mr. John Stradling Thomas

Individual schemes are provisionally programmed for a start within defined time bands, not on the basis of completion dates. My present assessment of progress with the A55 schemes now started, or in preparation is:

Current Provisional Start Date* Approximate Length of Contract (years)
Holywell Bypass Started October 1984
Bodelwyddan Bypass Started May 1985 2
Penmaenbach-Dwygyfylchi Improvement Under Review
Llanfairfecham Bypass January 1986–December 1988 2
Penmaenmawr Bypass January 1986–December 1988
Glan Conwy-Conwy Morfa (Conwy Crossing) 1986
Pen-y-Clip Tunnel January 1986–December 1988
Northop Bypass January 1986–December 1988 2
Travellers Inn Improvement January 1986–December 1988
Rhuallt Hill Improvement Post 1988 2
Aber Improvement Post 1988
* Subject to the satisfactory completion of engineering design, statutory procedures, and the availability of resources.