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This part of CBRD explores various aspects of the road network in serious detail — from investigations into the past of the road network and detailed tours of specific roads to biographies of the people who had a major impact on the way we travel.

Wherever these articles take you, they try to help you understand not just what is there, but also why things are the way they are.

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Preston Bypass Preston Bypass

The very first motorway was eight miles of relief for the Lancashire town of Preston. It goes without saying that there's an interesting story to be told about it.

Tags: JamesDrake · M6 · Preston
History | Updated 6 December 2008 | Created 6 December 2008

Sir James Drake Sir James Drake

County Surveyor and Bridgemaster for Lancashire in the 1950s and 60s, Drake was instrumental in the motorway revolution.

Tags: JamesDrake · M6 · Preston
Biography | Updated 6 December 2008 | Created 6 December 2008