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Unbreakify
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Newest abandoned roads?

Post by Unbreakify » Tue Dec 07, 2021 08:42

By newest, im talking like 1990-present day.
Just wondering. Im very bored and i like to find out new things.

Edit: It doesnt have to be abandoned, it could be previous A-roads downgraded to be roads, same with motorways. Like the old A9 & A951.

Edit 2: Due to some people getting confused, i would like to rephrase the above:
Any abandoned road will do! Though i do reccomend new ones from the 1980 - 2021 / present phase. If its a road, fallen into disuse, that qualfies! If its a road thats been dug up, that qualfies! If its a road thats been realigned, it counts! Hope this clears up the confusion.
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Re: Newest abandoned roads?

Post by solocle » Tue Dec 07, 2021 08:55

The A74 Cumberland Gap jumped to mind, being completed in 2008. I don't know if the service road is in any way the old A74, though, or just a new build.
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Re: Newest abandoned roads?

Post by Steven » Tue Dec 07, 2021 09:14

Not so much an abandoned road, more one that was in existence for only a couple of years due to a major error in timing. I dread to think how much this cost.

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The Keyway is a completed road scheme along A454 on the east side of Wolverhampton, forming the western side of the second and third bypasses of Willenhall.

The original plan for The Keyway was as the Willenhall