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Chris5156 wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 19:52
gepree68 wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 14:46 ....
So it was completed in 2019, and is currently expected to open in 2024.
I don’t know how they got five years but I’m fairly sure their maths is off!
Post #1 of this thread contains a link to a BBC report saying the junction was finished in late 2019. Late 2019 + 5 years = late 2024.
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Big L wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 19:58
Chris5156 wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 19:52
gepree68 wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 14:46 ....
So it was completed in 2019, and is currently expected to open in 2024.
I don’t know how they got five years but I’m fairly sure their maths is off!
Post #1 of this thread contains a link to a BBC report saying the junction was finished in late 2019. Late 2019 + 5 years = late 2024.
Oh I see - yes, that makes sense. I read the sentence as meaning “five years after it was built, it’s still two years away from opening”.
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Chris5156 wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 19:52
gepree68 wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 14:46 £50m M49 dead-end junction 'still two years from opening' from 2022-05-20

From yesterday's Bristol Live:
The £50million M49 junction-to-nowhere is still two years away from opening –
a whole five years after it was built, according to metro mayor Dan Norris.

Mr Norris says he is “absolutely furious” at the “colossal mistake” between officials
at South Gloucestershire Council and National Highways – formerly Highways England –
that has left the dead-end motorway roundabout near Avonmouth, completed in 2019,
unconnected to the local road network.
So it was completed in 2019, and is currently expected to open in 2024.
I don’t know how they got five years but I’m fairly sure their maths is off!
. It's Retch Reach plc. Nuff said
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