Route Open Junctions Section
1 M42 and A42 Mar 1987 J0-1 South facing sliproads
2 A6144(M) Oct 1987 Entire motorway Now part of A6144
3 M74 and A74(M) Nov 1987 J11-12 Poniel → Millbank
4 A601(M) 1987 Over Kellet Link

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