Route Open Junctions Section
1 M25 and A282 Jan 1985 J16-17 Iver Heath → Maple Cross
2 M3 Aug 1985 J8-10 Popham → Bar End
3 M25 and A282 Sep 1985 J15-16 M4 → Iver Heath
4 M42 and A42 Sep 1985 J3-4 Umberslade section
5 M25 and A282 Oct 1985 J8-10 Reigate → Wisley
6 M25 and A282 Dec 1985 J14-15 Heathrow Spur (A3113) → M4
7 M42 and A42 Dec 1985 J8-10 Tamworth (Water Orton and Kingsbury) Section

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