A8(M) (NI)

A8(M) (Northern Ireland)

Newtownabbey to Newtownabbey

Not just a spur, no. Not just short, as are many of Northern Ireland's motorways. The A8(M) is arguably the most pointless imposition of motorway restrictions of any road in the UK.


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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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Major incidents

What happens when there's a big accident on a trunk route? Who picks up the pieces, and why does it take so long?