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Scottish Transport Statistics No 29: 2010 Edition

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Table 4.3 Trunk road constructed/re-surfaced etc

1999-00

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10
( prov)

Equivalent road lane length

lane-kilometres (estimated)

New roads

constructed/opened

24

32

5

9

24

89

108

7

-

58

20

Reconstructed 1

43

31

53

58

86

105

142

114

80

56

18

Strengthened

165

133

209

304

319

256

280

324

170

194

197

Surface dressed

137

191

59

178

34

121

66

88

79

123

30

Total

369

387

326

549

463

571

596

533

329

431

265

Percentages of total

percentages

New roads

constructed/opened

6

8

2

2

5

16

18

1

-

13

8

Reconstructed 1

12

8

16

11

19

18

24

21

24

13

7

Strengthened

45

34

64

55

69

45

47

61

52

45

74

Surface dressed

37

49

18

32

7

21

11

17

24

29

11

Total

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

Source: Transport Scotland - Not National Statistics
1. Due to a change in the calculation of 'residual life' of roads, the additional category of 'reconstructed' (a form of strengthening) was added in 1996-97

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