Route Open Junctions Section
1 M27 Feb 1978 J7-8 Hedge End → Windover
2 M67 Mar 1978 J2-4 Hyde Bypass
3 M180 May 1978 J1-2 Thorne → Sandtoft
4 M66 May 1978 J0-3 Bury Eastern Bypass (north)
5 M90 May 1978 J10-11 Craigend → A90 Opened as M85
6 M180 Oct 1978 J1-2 Sandtoft → Trent
7 M180 Nov 1978 J3-4 Scunthorpe Bypass
8 M180 Dec 1978 J2-3 Trent → Scunthorpe Bypass

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Up for adoption

For most people, highway maintenance is not a day to day concern. But not every road is the responsibility of the local council. What if your street is “unadopted"?

Gifts for road lovers

Keep being asked what you want for Christmas? No problem: here’s our pick of road-related Christmas treats for 2021.

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.

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Even in the 1960s heyday of roadbuilding, some people said you could never build your way out of congestion. Glasgow had plans to prove them wrong.