HC Deb 06 March 2000 vol 345 c458W
Mr. Jenkin

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (1) when the report of the study of road problems(a) in the Hull area, (b) in South East Manchester, (c) in the Tyneside area, (d) around Hastings, (e) around the London orbital motorway, (f) at Deeside Park Junction and (g) between Southampton and Folkestone is to be published; and if he will make a statement; [113102]

(2) when the reports of the study of road problems on the (a) A3 at Hindhead, (b) South and West Yorkshire motorway box and (c) A1 between Bramham and Boston be published; and if he will make a statement. [113103]

Mr. Hill

We expect final reports for the studies currently under way to be published as follows:

Access to Hastings Multi-Modal Study Summer 2000
A1 Bramham to Barton Study By Autumn 2000
A3 Hindhead Study End 2000
London Orbital Multi-Modal Study Autumn 2001
Deeside Park Junctions Study Spring 2001
Tyneside Area Multi-Modal Study Spring 2001
South East Manchester Multi-Modal Study Spring 2001
South and West Yorkshire Motorway Box Autumn 2001
Multi-Modal Study Autumn 2001

Both the Hull Multi-Modal Study and Southampton to Folkestone Multi-Modal Study are in the second tranche of our study programme. Preparatory work on these studies will begin later this year. We anticipate that it will take some 12 to 15 months to complete the Hull study and between 18 and 24 months to complete the Southampton to Folkestone Study.

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