§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the road building work contracts within the three counties of Yorkshire during(a) 1988–89 and (b) 1989–90 scheduled to cost over £1 million; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
Trunk road improvement scheme contracts costing over £1 million in the counties of North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire are as follows:
Completed during 1988–89
- A616 Stocksbridge to M1
- A1 Wetherby Bypass
- A629 Airedale, Section 1
- A650 Airedale, Section 2
- A65 Settle and Giggleswick Bypass
- M62 Climbing Lane west of Junction 25
Presently under construction
Al Dishforth Interchange
Due to commence construction in 1989–90
- A65 Addingham Bypass
- A650 Drighlington Bypass
- A1 Improvement, Bramham to Wetherby (Subject to the completion of outstanding statutory procedures).
In addition work has been carried out in 1988–89 on four major maintenance contracts with a value of over £1 million. There are eight major maintenance contracts with a value of over £1 million planned for 1989–90.
Road building contracts on non-trunk roads are the responsibility of the local highway authorities.