1961

Route Open Junctions Section
1 M4 May 1961 J7-9 Maidenhead Bypass Opened as A4(M)
2 A1 and A1(M) Jul 1961 J34-38 Doncaster Bypass
3 M20 Sep 1961 J7-8 Maidstone Bypass East Opened as A20(M)

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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!