HC Deb 24 February 1997 vol 291 cc54-5W
Mr. Olner

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many kilometres of motorway are currently(a) open, (b)under construction and (c)planned in England (i) as new motorway and (ii) as existing motorway being widened. [17266]

Mr. Watts

The figures for trunk road are as followsMotorways currently

  1. (a) open: 2,725 km
  2. (b) under construction: 108 km
  3. (c) planned in England
    1. (i) as new motorway: 67 km
    2. (ii) as existing motorway being widened: 313 km

In addition, there are about 50 kms of non trunk motorways.