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S5W-04308: Richard Lyle (Uddingston and Bellshill)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 2 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what the (a) length and (b) cost was of the sound-proofing barriers that were constructed on the (i) M8, (ii) M74 and (iii) A725 as part of the M8 M73 M74 Improvement Plan.

Answered by: Keith Brown 10 November 2016

Please refer to the answer to question S5W-04307 on 10 November 2016 regarding the length of soundproofing barriers. All answers to written Parliamentary Questions are available on the Parliament's website, the search facility for which can be found at

The £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project is a DBFO contract awarded using the Non-Profit Distributing model and as such the cost of providing individual items of infrastructure - such as acoustic barriers - are not identified within the contract for the project.