1996

Route Open Junctions Section
1 M77 Apr 1996 J1-3 Dumbreck Road → City Boundary
2 M4 Jun 1996 J21-23 Second Severn Crossing
3 M49 Jun 1996 Entire motorway
4 M77 Dec 1996 J3-5 City Boundary → Malletsheugh

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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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