View west from Marsh Lane to Sandy Lane, 16 October 1995

View west from Marsh Lane to Sandy Lane (see all photos of the same view)

Between Sandy Lane and Marsh Lane, the motorway runs almost at ground level, and without earthworks to build, work has started early on constructing the road bed. In the distance, a first course of tarmac has been laid for a short length.

Date
Direction of view
West
Structures visible

Structure 16 (Sandy Lane overbridge)

Structure 17 (Marsh Lane overbridge)

Structure 17a (Marsh Farm overbridge)

What's new

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.

Share this page

Have you seen...

From War to Worboys

The tale of how British traffic signing developed between the Second World War and the mid-1960s, bringing us from a system designed at the turn of the century to the signs we still use today.