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S5W-05547: Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 13 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many additional miles of road it has built in Dumfries and Galloway in each year since 2007.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 22 December 2016

The Scottish Government has invested over £65 million in major trunk road improvements in Dumfries & Galloway since 2007, of which 10.6 miles are newly constructed road and 2.0 miles have been significantly improved or widened. A breakdown by year is provided in the following table.

Year – Road Scheme Opened

Length of new trunk road (miles)

Length of existing trunk road which has been improved (miles)

2007

 

 

2008

 

1.7

2009

3.6

0.3

2010

1.5

 

2011

 

 

2012

 

 

2013

 

 

2014

5.5

 

2015

 

 

2016

 

 

Total

10.6

2.0