28 May 2016

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Just a small update this month, as there's a lot going on behind the scenes at the moment. But don't worry — what's new this month is something that is arriving by very popular demand indeed. I've also added corrections and minor updates to several existing articles.

Last month, we travelled to Norwich as the A11 arrived in the Motorway Database. This month we're staying there to ponder the bizarre layout of the newly reconstructed Postwick Junction to the east of the city. It's the point where the new Norwich Northern Distributor Road will terminate when it's built, and in anticipation Postwick has been rearranged to prepare for it. Unfortunately, the changes that have been made have failed to please many drivers, as evidenced by my e-mail inbox. Approximately half the population of Norwich have now written to me demanding that this brand new interchange goes into Bad Junctions.

I am not a man to deny the public its voice, of course, and so this month A47-A1042 makes its debut. Please feel free to leave a comment.

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