Chronology Maps

1971 1972 1973

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Completed Route Name Start End Original number
M56 Altrincham Bypass J3 Princess Parkway J7 Bowdon
A627(M) Oldham - Rochdale J1 Chadderton J4 Sandbrook Park
M53 Mid Wirral Motorway J1 Bidston J5 Hooton
M8 Glasgow Inner Ring Road: Charing Cross Section J17 St George’s Cross J19 Anderston
M57 Liverpool Outer Ring Road Phase 1 J5 Knowsley Wood J7 Switch Island
M73 Baillieston - Mollinsburn J2 Baillieston J3 Mollinsburn
A38(M) Aston Expressway M6 J6 Gravelly Hill Dartmouth Circus
M6 Castle Bromwich - Great Barr J5 Castle Bromwich J7 Great Barr
M18 Thorne Bypass Thorne Road J6 Waterside
M180 Thorne Bypass M18 J5 North Ings J1 Tudworth A18(M)
M606 Chain Bar - Staygate J1 Chain Bar J3 Staygate
M4 Morriston and Llansamlet Bypass J44 Lon-las J46 Llangyfelach
M621 Leeds South East Urban Motorway J3 Holbeck J7 Stourton M1
M9 Muriehall - Lathallan Muriehall J4 Lathallan
M62 Outlane - Ainley Top J23 Outlane J24 Ainley Top

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