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A field (future A299) near Whitstable, Kent.
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The view near Whitstable after completion of the A299 Thanet Way By-Pass.
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Interesting thing about the A299 Thanet Way By-Pass is that it has been named as the Thanet Way but the old A299 (now A2990) is also still the Thanet Way so there appears to be 2 separate roads named Thanet Way running parallel to each other.
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Another view of the field (future A289) between Higham and Wainscott, Kent. The trees on the right of the picture will be removed, the trees on the left of the picture will survive construction of the road.
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The view after completion, what was a field (between Higham and Wainscott) is now the Dillywood Lane overbridge and the A289 dual carriageway.
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The A289 between Higham and Wainscott (a few years after completion).
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The A289 a few years after completion
The A289 a few years after completion
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Excellent historical documents - and showing how photographic quality has improved over the last three decades.

Thank you for posting. I must dig out my slides of the M3 construction around Winchester.
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I have a few pictures of the A14 near Huntingdon that I thought you'd like to see, this is the view (looking east) from Silver Street near Godmanchester in 2016
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A field (future A14) near Godmanchester in 2016
A field (future A14) near Godmanchester in 2016
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The view (looking east) from Silver Street near Godmanchester in 2022 after the A14 has been completed
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The view (looking towards the Wind Turbines) from Silver Street, Godmanchester in 2016, the six lane A14 will come through here
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The view towards the Wind Turbines near Godmanchester in 2016
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The view towards the Wind Turbines from the Silver Street overbridge near Godmanchester in 2022 after the A14 has been completed
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A field (future A14) in 2016 and the view towards Topfield Farm near Hilton, Cambridgeshire
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The view towards Topfield Farm (near Hilton) in 2022 after the A14 has been completed
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The lane (future A14) to Topfield Farm near Hilton in 2016
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The view towards Topfield Farm (near Hilton) in 2022 after the A14 has been completed
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roadphotos wrote: Sun Mar 06, 2022 12:35 Interesting thing about the A299 Thanet Way By-Pass is that it has been named as the Thanet Way but the old A299 (now A2990) is also still the Thanet Way so there appears to be 2 separate roads named Thanet Way running parallel to each other.
Well there are actually 3 at one point near Whistable

The A299, A2990 and the old road here.
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.35874 ... 6656?hl=en

I imagine the road names are retained to avoid large numbers of people and businesses having to change their address.
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The lane to Topfield Farm (near Hilton), Cambridgeshire. The first picture shows the lane in 2016 before the A14 construction had started. The second picture shows the same view in 2022 after the bridge over the A14 has been completed.
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The lane to Topfield Farm (near Hilton)
The lane to Topfield Farm (near Hilton)
The lane to Topfield Farm (near Hilton) after the A14 has been completed
The lane to Topfield Farm (near Hilton) after the A14 has been completed
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The view (looking east) from Silver Street (near Godmanchester) in 2016. The field is to become the A14.
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The view (looking east) from Silver Street (near Godmanchester) in 2022 after the A14 has been completed
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The view near Godmanchester. The first picture shows a field (future A14) and the second picture shows the same view after the A14 has been completed
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The view (future A14) near Godmanchester
The view (future A14) near Godmanchester
The view near Godmanchester in 2022 after the A14 has been completed
The view near Godmanchester in 2022 after the A14 has been completed
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