Route Open Junctions Section
1 M25 and A282 Feb 1976 J6-8 Godstone → Reigate
2 M25 and A282 Feb 1976 J17-19 Maple Cross → Hunton Bridge
3 M27 Mar 1976 J8-9 Windover → Park Gate
4 M275 Mar 1976 Entire motorway
5 M62 May 1976 J36-38 Goole → North Cave (inc. Ouse Bridge)
6 M5 Oct 1976 J26-27 Chelston → Willand
7 M42 and A42 Nov 1976 J4-8 Solihull section
8 M62 Nov 1976 J4-6 Queens Drive → Tarbock
9 M69 Nov 1976 J2-M1 Leicester section
10 M25 and A282 Dec 1976 J12-13 Thorpe → Egham

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What's new

Go west! New Ringways pages are here

A new set of Ringways pages are now online, looking at unbuilt motorways and road projects west of London.

No smoke without ire

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has just expanded to cover the whole inner city, and across the UK, other cities are implementing their own Clean Air Zones. Is this the future?

Devon help us

Road signs are colour coded for different types of road, but in Devon there are more colours than anywhere else. What do Devon's colourful signs mean?

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Even in the 1960s heyday of roadbuilding, some people said you could never build your way out of congestion. Glasgow had plans to prove them wrong.