The following list represents perhaps a slightly controversial view of the various "firsts". For this reason, a "confidence" column is included, and where this is less than 100%, then an alternative view may well be possible, and should be passed to the webmaster for consideration. Clicking on the scheme name will bring up a map or picture of the relevant section of the scheme (where available). Click on the browser's "back" button to return to this page.
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|Urban motorway||M63. Stretford Eccles By-pass||Oct 1960||50%|
|Dual three-lane section||M1. Crick to Berrygrove||Nov 1959||100%|
|Dual four-lane section||M61. Worsley braided interchange||Dec 1970||60%|
|Dual five-lane section||M2 (NI). Belfast to Greencastle. Foreshore Sec'n||May 1973||80%|
|Three-level interchange||M6/A6 Fylde junction||Jan 1965||80%|
|Four level interchange||M4/M5 Almondsbury interchange||Sep 1966||100%|
|Major High level Viaduct||M63. Barton High level Bridge||Oct 1960||100%|
|Two-level viaduct||M1. Tinsley viaduct||Mar 1968||100%|
|Tunnel||M4. Crindau tunnel, Newport||May 1967||80%|
|Toll bridge||M4 (now M48). Severn crossing||Sep 1966||100%|
|Toll motorway||M6 Toll. Birmingham Northern Relief Road||Dec 2003||100%|