Route Open Junctions Section
1 M6 Apr 1960 J33-35 Lancaster Bypass Part is now A601(M)
2 M60 Mar 1960 J7-13 Stretford and Eccles Bypass Formerly M62; later M63.
3 M50, A40 and A449 Nov 1960 J1-4 Brokeridge Common → Ross on Wye
4 M20 Dec 1960 J5-7 Maidstone Bypass West Opened as A20(M)

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Gifts for road lovers

Keep being asked what you want for Christmas? No problem: here’s our pick of road-related Christmas treats for 2021.

Go west! New Ringways pages are here

A new set of Ringways pages are now online, looking at unbuilt motorways and road projects west of London.

No smoke without ire

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has just expanded to cover the whole inner city, and across the UK, other cities are implementing their own Clean Air Zones. Is this the future?

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Scammonden Bridge

If you've ever been on the M62 across the Pennines, you'll know the one. It's the huge arched bridge 120ft above the road. And this is what it's like when you're standing on top of it!