Route Open Junctions Section
1 M8 Mar 1968 J26-29 Renfrew Bypass
2 M74 and A74(M) May 1968 J4-5 Hamilton → Draffan
3 M1 Jun 1968 J34-36 Meadowhall → Tankersley
4 M9 Aug 1968 J4-9 Polmont and Falkirk Bypass
5 M1 Sep 1968 J36-38 Tankersley → Darton
6 M1 Oct 1968 J38-40 Darton → Wakefield
7 M6 Nov 1968 J40-41 Penrith Bypass
8 M6 Nov 1968 J9-10 Bescot → Darlaston
9 M8 1968 J15-16 Glasgow IRR, Townhead section

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