Bad Junctions

Here are the very worst interchanges on the major road network of Great Britain. There are 49 in total, each with its own page explaining where it is, what it does, and exactly why it's wrong.

You can even respond - if you think a junction hasn't had a fair hearing, you can post your views for others to see.

Junctions can be bad for all sorts of reasons. But in this section, we're looking for bad design, not just the most congested places. Very often the ones most badly affected by congestion are of a perfectly good design, and are just no longer suitable for the amount of traffic they carry. Congestion can also be a symptom of bad design - and that's what we're after.

What's new

Go west! New Ringways pages are here

A new set of Ringways pages are now online, looking at unbuilt motorways and road projects west of London.

No smoke without ire

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has just expanded to cover the whole inner city, and across the UK, other cities are implementing their own Clean Air Zones. Is this the future?

Devon help us

Road signs are colour coded for different types of road, but in Devon there are more colours than anywhere else. What do Devon's colourful signs mean?

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London's Forgotten Arterial Roads

The 1920s and 30s saw a huge roadbuilding boom in London's suburbs. Some of those roads are incredibly well known, but here are five Arterial Roads that have been almost completely forgotten.