Route Open Junctions Section
1 M6 Jan 1965 J32-33 Preston → Lancaster
2 M4 Mar 1965 J1-5 Chiswick → Slough
3 A1 and A1(M) May 1965 J56-59 Darlington Bypass
4 M1 Nov 1965 J18-24 Crick → Kegworth
5 M5 Nov 1965 J3-4 Quinton → Lydiate Ash
6 M8 Nov 1965 J4-5 Harthill Bypass
7 M2 and A2 1965 J5-7 Stockbury → Faversham
8 M2 and A2 1965 J1-2 Three Crutches → Medway Bridge

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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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Above the M8

Go to Glasgow and it's almost inevitable that you'll use the M8. The views of the city surrounding it are really quite unique.