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It's a bit like turning off the motorway between junctions and finding there's actually something there. There are three, so if you haven't found the others yet you might want to start looking now.

What's here? This time, you clicked on an octopus, so let's visit the enormous octopus junction at M74 junction 6. These pictures were taken on a grim day from a moving car, so they aren't the best - but it's good enough for some hidden fun.

My eight-tentacled friend

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Up for adoption

For most people, highway maintenance is not a day to day concern. But not every road is the responsibility of the local council. What if your street is “unadopted"?

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.

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