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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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M20 Bridge Collapse M20 Bridge Collapse

In August 2016, a footbridge over the M20 was struck and collapsed. Why did it come down so easily - and how did the other half stay hanging in mid-air?

Tags: CurrentEvents · HighwaysEngland · Incidents · M20
Guide | Updated 29 August 2016 | Created 29 August 2016

Operation Stack Operation Stack

If there's trouble crossing the Channel, you'll see the lorries queuing on the M20. What is Operation Stack? Why does it cause so much trouble? And why, more than twenty years after it started, are we still using it?

Tags: M20 · Motorways · Police
Guide | Updated 30 August 2015 | Created 1 August 2015

Ringways Ringways

Destructive, expensive, over-optimistic and by far the biggest single plan for roads that Britain has ever seen. Now the biggest research project into unbuilt roads ever.

Tags: London · M1 · M11 · M20 · M23 · M25 · M3 · M4 · M40 · RingRoads · Ringways · Unbuilt
History | Updated 7 February 2009 | Created 25 November 2005

Euroroute Euroroute

Today you can catch a train to France. You can even put your car on it, and be there in less than an hour. But in the 1980s, Euro Tunnel had competition - including plans to build a motorway across the English Channel.

Tags: M20 · Tunnels · Unbuilt
History | Updated 14 October 2006 | Created 5 February 2005