Route Open Junctions Section
1 M53 Jul 1982 J11-12 Stoak → Chester
2 M60 Jul 1982 J27-2 Stockport Bypass Opened as M63
3 M25 and A282 Aug 1982 J13-14 Yeoveney → Heathrow Spur (A3113)
4 M25 and A282 Dec 1982 J29-31 North Ockenden → Mar Dyke
5 M602 Dec 1982 J2-3 Eccles → Salford

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

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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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