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Severn River Crossing

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL2333, tabled on 17 September 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the annual cost of maintaining the first and second Severn crossings in each of the last 10 years.

Answered on

25 September 2015

Severn River Crossing Plc (SRC) is required to maintain and repair both Severn Crossings. This includes performing regular maintenance and inspections work and carrying out any necessary repairs.

Separate maintenance costs are not available. The figures below for both crossings show all of SRC’s operational expenditure including maintenance on both crossings.

Year

Operational expenditure (including maintenance) £m

2005

8.75

2006

9.90

2007

10.62

2008

10.65

2009

10.71

2010

10.70

2011

13.03

2012

13.05

2013

14.37

2014

13.16