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The thrill of the open road 10 June 2020

Three more commemorative booklets have been added to the website, published at the opening of three very different motorway projects.

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The lockdown quiz: answers 29 April 2020

Last week we set you 50 tricky road-based quiz questions. Suffer no longer - here are the answers!

The lockdown quiz 21 April 2020

Something to feed your interest in roads and help pass the time while we're all spending more time at home: we present the first ever roads.org.uk quiz!

Local signs for local people 26 August 2019

Blue-bordered “local” direction signs are rapidly disappearing from our roads. They had their problems - but also an awful lot of fans.

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Imperfectly Odd: Batheaston Bypass

It has viaducts, a tunnel and plenty of controversy, but the amazing Batheaston Bypass doesn’t really work. What went wrong?

South London's lost motorways

Completing the story of London's epic Ringways, we've just published the Southern Radials, five more motorways that never saw the light of day.

To the north east!

Two new additions to our collection of Opening Booklets take us to Darlington and Middlesbrough.

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Studland Motor Road

The first motorway opened in 1958. The first road restricted to motor traffic, on the other hand, opened in 1923...