Cuerden embankment, view west, 4 October 1994

Cuerden embankment, view west (see all photos of the same view)

The site of the future Cuerden embankment - a tall earthwork wide enough to support an eight lane motorway - is here just open ground with topsoil removed. A culvert has already been mostly built, indicating the width of the base of the future embankment.

Direction of view
Structures visible

Structure 4/4a/4c (M6 interchange bridges)

Roads visible

M6 motorway

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?

Have you seen...

Scammonden Bridge

If you've ever been on the M62 across the Pennines, you'll know the one. It's the huge arched bridge 120ft above the road. And this is what it's like when you're standing on top of it!