M3 (NI)

M3 (Northern Ireland)

Lagan Bridge

Belfast to Ballymacarrett

The M3 is fairly obviously just the last mile of the M2, built in the 1990s when a new crossing over the Lagan was required. Not that anybody pays any attention to its number anyway.

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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.