A38

A38 Midlands Section

Midlands Section

South Normanton to Shenstone

This part of the A38 forms the backbone of Derby's road network and provides a crucial link north from Birmingham to Lichfield, Burton and beyond.

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A38 Devon Expressway

Devon Expressway

Exeter to Plymouth

There's something very pleasant about the stretch of A38 that connects Exeter to Plymouth - is it the homely title, the lovely scenery or perhaps the very striking names of the villages it passes?

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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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Sir James Drake

County Surveyor and Bridgemaster for Lancashire in the 1950s and 60s, Drake was instrumental in the motorway revolution.