Roads

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 6th November 2001.

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Photo of Adam Ingram Adam Ingram Scottish National Party

Question S1W-18753

To ask the Scottish Executive why the absence of slip roads to East Linton on the proposed A1 expressway between Haddington and Dunbar results in greater national economic benefit than the provision of slip roads as outlined in the report prepared by Roger Tym and Partners, A1 Haddington – Dunbar Expressway Economic Assessment of Passing Trade at East Linton .

Photo of Sarah Boyack Sarah Boyack Labour

The net benefits of the slip roads measured as time and accident savings and the reduction in vehicle operating costs are less than the cost of building and maintaining the slip roads.

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