Route Open Junctions Section
1 M40 Jan 1991 J8-15 Waterstock → Longbridge
2 M20 May 1991 J8-9 Maidstone → Ashford
3 M74 and A74(M) Nov 1991 J12-13 Millbank → Nether Abington
4 M3 Dec 1991 J12-14 Pitmore → Chilworth

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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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M1-A1 Link Road

Those last few miles of the M1 east of Leeds were completed in 1999. It looks for the most part like a fairly average piece of road, but one of the project's engineers describes some of the challenges that were faced.