M58

M58

Aintree
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Wigan

The M58 is the motorway from north of Liverpool to Skelmersdale, Wigan and the M6. It's not all it was meant to be  - in fact it's one of those motorways that is unfinished at both ends.

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Opening booklets 13 June 2010

In days gone by, new roads were often celebrated with a grand opening ceremony and the issue of a commemorative booklet heralding the exciting new highway. You'll find some of them here, complete with a glimpse of all that empty tarmac and a healthy dose of modernist optimism.

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Histories

M57 J7 Switch Island 26 October 2008

Works on the notorious Switch Island interchange to improve capacity and provide for a potential new connection. The Highways Agency is billing this scheme as a large-scale improvement but it is seen by many as small-scale fiddling.

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