A.40, Bucks-Middlesex Border

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th March 1959.

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Photo of Sir Ronald Bell Sir Ronald Bell , Buckinghamshire South 12:00 am, 25th March 1959

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether he is now able to announce the date upon which the construction of a second carriageway of the trunk road A.40 over the Bucks-Middlesex border will start.

Photo of Sir Richard Nugent Sir Richard Nugent , Guildford

Preparatory work on a second carriageway for trunk road A.40 near Denham is well under way. Construction should start before the end of this year.

Photo of Sir Ronald Bell Sir Ronald Bell , Buckinghamshire South

Will my hon. Friend bring forward as much as he can the start of work on this very dangerous stretch of road?

Photo of Sir Richard Nugent Sir Richard Nugent , Guildford

We hope to let the contract by the middle of the summer.