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15Oct92 UK: NEDO BIDS TO SLASH ROAD PLANNING WAIT.

The construction think tank at the National Economic Development Office has put forward radical proposals to halve the time it takes to plan a major road scheme.The proposals call for stripping the Department of Transport of its responsibility for trunk roads and motorways and handing it over to an executive agency.This would leave the streamlined DTp's role to concentrate on strategic planning and securing funds for spending on transport.It takes on average 13 years to get a DTp road ...

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