HC Deb 03 November 1989 vol 159 cc341-2W
Mr. Amos

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, further to the answer to the hon. Member for Hexham on 10 January,Official Report, column 617, if he will list (a) those trunk road improvement contracts that have been awarded since the start of the financial year 1989–90. together with the name of the successful tenderer and the value of the contract, (b) those contracts on which tenders have been invited but contracts have not yet been awarded and (c) those contracts on which tenders have not yet been invited but are expected to be let by the end of the financial year 1989–90.

Mr. Atkins

The following contracts have been awarded since 1 April 1989:

Scheme and Successful Tenderer Contract Price £ million
M1 J34 Meadowhall Development1— Birse Construction 1.2
M3 Compton-Bassett Widening—John Mowlem 41.5
M20 Maidstone-Ashford (Contract 2)—Wimpey Construction 28.7
M40 Waterstock-Wendlebury Section—Fairclough/Alfred McAlpine 63.9
A23 Waddon Marsh Bridge—Balfour Beatty 2.7
A27 Brighton Bypass (Dyke Road/Patcham)— Alfred McAlpine 16.7
A41 Chester Improvement—Fairclough 17.5
A41 Bicester Bypass State 1—John Mowlem 4.7
A42 Castle Donnington North (Contract 1)— A F Budge (Construction) 24.7
A65 Addingham Bypass—Cumbrian Industrials 3.1
A69 Brampton Bypass—Cumbrian Industrials 4.9
A127 Rayleigh Weir GSJ—Christiani and Nielsen 11.8
A282 Dartford Third Crossing Approach Roads—Balfour Beatty 27.7
A303 Ilchester to South Petherton—
Wimpey Construction 12.8
A406 Chingford Road to Hale Road.Cementation Construction 60.3
A604 M1–A1 Link: Contract 6 (Kettering-Thrapston)— A. F. Budge (Construction) 25.7
Contract 7 (Thrapston-Brampton phase 1)—Tarmac Construction 14.2
1 Grant aided scheme.

Tenders have been invited for the following schemes and the contracts should be awarded before the end of the financial year:

A6 Quorn and Mountsorrel Bypass
A16 Boston Algakirk Diversion
A16 Louth Bypass
A23 Warninglid to Brighton (Sayers Common to Muddlewood)
A43 Castle Donzington North (Contract 2)
A47 Castor and Ailsworth Bypass
A47 Eye Bypass
A418 Leighton Linslade Bypass1
A523 Macclesfield Inner Relief Road
A604 M1–A1 Link:
Contract 1 (Catthorpe Interchange)
Contract 4 (Rothwell to Kettering)
Contract 5 (Kettering Southern Bypass)
A650 Drighlington Bypass
A1079 Market Weighton Bypass
1 Grant aided scheme

Subject to completion of statutory procedures further tenders for other schemes may be invited before the end of the financial year.