A40

M50, A40 and A449

Strensham
to
Newport

Between them, the M50, A40 and A449 form a single dual carriageway route connecting the West Midlands to South Wales, incorproating one of the UK's oldest and most scenic motorways.

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A40 Wolvercote Roundabout Improvement 3 January 2017

Improvements to the A40/A44 roundabout junction at Wolvercote north-west of Oxford.

The scheme also includes Cutteslowe (or Summerstown) Roundabout and the section of single carriageway A40 linking the two. Improvements include signalising both roundabouts and adding safer pedestrian crossing facilities.

An additional lane will be provided on the A40 for eastbound traffic between the two roundabouts.

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A40 Llanddewi Velfrey to Penblewin Improvement 26 May 2012

Reconstruction of a two-mile section of the A40 in West Wales to provide a high quality single two-lane road.

The aim of this scheme is to provide better overtaking opportunities on a narrow and winding section of the A40, and thus improve safety. The scheme will also include a bypass for the village of Llanddewi Velfrey.

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A40 Penblewin to Slebech Park 23 April 2011

Construction of a new single carriageway road, in a 2+1 formation (three lanes, with a centre overtaking lane alternating between the two directions of travel). The road will bypass the village of Robeston Wathen.

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Oxfordshire Signs 9 January 2010

This is the story of one man at Oxfordshire County Council who pre-empted the development of modern road signs - much to the annoyance of the men from the Ministry.

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