M48

M48

Olveston to Caldicot

The M48 crosses the River Severn alongside the M4 on the original Severn Bridge, carrying local and commuter traffic and forming a diversion route in the event that the Second Severn Crossing is closed.

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M4 in Wales

One man's account of the building of the M4 through Wales, seen as he grew up in Swansea and witnessed it stage by stage - a tour of the motorway from its construction to the present day.

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