Bypasses: Construction

Transport written question – answered on 22nd October 2008.

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Photo of Theresa Villiers Theresa Villiers Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport

(1) which bypasses have been completed since 2000;

(2) how many bypasses have been built in (a) urban and (b) rural areas since 1997.

Photo of Paul Clark Paul Clark PPS (Rt Hon Ed Balls, Secretary of State), Department for Children, Schools and Families, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport

The following table lists bypass schemes which have been completed since 1997 by either the Highways Agency or the relevant local highway authorities. The Department does not distinguish between (a) urban and (b) rural areas.

Year Scheme
1997 A1184 Bishop Stortford South West Distributor Road, Hertfordshire
Parkeston Bypass Stage 1, Phase 1A, Essex .
Averham Bypass,. Nottinghamshire
A256 Whitfield to Eastry/Whitfield Bypass
A413Wendover Bypass, Buckinghamshire
1998 Werrington/Glinton Bypass, Cambridgeshire
Parkeston Bypass Stage 1, Phase 1B, Essex
A15/A16 Market Deeping Bypass, Lincolnshire
A16 Peakes Parkway, North East Lincolnshire
Dearne Town Link Road, Barnsley
A1058 Cradlewell Bypass; Newcastle
A228 Hale Street Bypass, Kent
A289 Wainscott Bypass, Kent
Tingewick Bypass, Buckinghamshire
1999 Dudley Southern Bypass, West Midlands
Coalfields Link Road Phase 1, Barnsley
Leeds Inner Ring Road, Stage 6, Leeds
2000 A617 Rainworth Bypass, Nottinghamshire
2001 A174 Skelton and Brotton Bypass
Burntwood Bypass Phase 1 and 2, Staffordshire
A151 Weston Bypass , Lincolnshire
C541 Addlethorpe Bypass and Bends Improvement, Lincolnshire
2002 A143 Broome-Ellingham, Essex
A131 Great Leighs , Essex
A6023 Denaby Main Diversion, Doncaster
A511 Ashby Bypass Stage 2, Leicestershire
A27 Polegate Bypass, East Sussex
A43 Silverstone Bypass (A43 M40 to B4031 Dualling), Northamptonshire
A43 Whitfield Turn to Brackley Hatch Improvement (A43 M40 to B4031 Dualling), Northamptonshire
A6 Clapham Bypass, Bedfordshire
A66 Stainburn and Great Clifton Bypass, Cumbria
Wyre Piddle Bypass,. Worcestershire
A428 Crick Bypass, Northamptonshire: (Developer Funded)
2003 A350 Semington-Melksham Diversion, Wiltshire
Barnsley Coalfields Link Road (aka Shafton Bypass)
A6 Great Glen Bypass, Leicestershire
A53 Hodnett Bypass, Shropshire
A5 Nesscliffe Bypass, Shropshire
A500 Basford, Hough and Shavington Bypass, Cheshire
A6 Rothwell-Desborough Bypass, Northamptonshire
A6 Rushden and Higham Ferrers Bypass, Northamptonshire
A6 Alvaston Bypass, Derbyshire
A650 Bingley Relief Road, Yorkshire
A4146 Stoke Hammond and Linslade Bypass (Northern Section), Buckinghamshire
A41 Aston Clinton Bypass, Buckinghamshire
A527 Biddulph Inner Bypass, Staffordshire
Ashton-Under-Lyne Northern Bypass Stage 1, Tameside
2004 St Clements Way, Thurrock (aka West Thurrock Marshes Relief Road)
A607 Rearsby Bypass, Leicestershire
Mansfield Ashfield Regeneration Route, Nottinghamshire
A63 Selby Bypass,; North Yorkshire ..
A10 Wadesmill to Colliers End Bypass, Hertfordshire
2005 A167 Chilton Bypass, Durham
A21 Lamberhurst Bypass, Kent
A47 Thorney Bypass, Norfolk
A142 Fordham Bypass, Cambridgeshire
Gloucester South West Bypass (Castlemeads section)
A5 Weeford-Fazeley Improvement, Staffordshire
A158 Coastal Access Improvement Phase 1—Partney Bypass, Lincolnshire
A428 West Haddon Bypass, Northamptonshire (Developer Funded)
A57 Cadishead Way (Brinell Drive to City Boundary), Salford
Burntwood Bypass Phase 3, Staffordshire
2006 A505 Baldock Bypass, Hertfordshire
South Lowestoft Relief Road, Suffolk
A421 Great Barford Bypass, Bedfordshire
2007 Barford Bypass, Warwickshire
A58 Blackbrook Diversion,. St Helens, Merseyside
A197 Pegswood Bypass, Northumberland
A1198 Papworth Everard Bypass, Cambridgeshire
A612 Gedling Integrated Transport Scheme, Nottinghamshire
A429 Barford Bypass, Warwickshire
Barnstaple Western Bypass, Devon
A38 Northfield Regeneration Relief Road, Birmingham
Rugeley Eastern Bypass Stage 2, Staffordshire
A4146 Stoke Hammond and Linslade Western Bypass, Buckinghamshire
Cradley Heath Town Centre Relief Road, Sandwell
Sheffield Northern Inner Relief Road, Sheffield
A158/C541 Coastal Access Improvement Scheme, Phase 2—Burgh Le Marsh Bypass, Lincolnshire
A165 Reighton Bypass, North Yorkshire
Ridgmont Bypass and Woburn Link Road,. Bedfordshire
A66 Temple Sowerby Bypass and Improvements at Winderwath, Cumbria
2008 Tunstall Northern Bypass, Stoke
A590 High and Low Newton Bypass, Cumbria

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