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Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

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Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

The hidden beauty of Spaghetti Junction revealed as Britain's craziest motorway flyover turns 40
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Engineers carrying out repairs on Spaghetti Junction believe motorway intersection will last for another 100 years.
It is hoped that the repairs will see the iconic roadway, which is used by over 200,000 motorists a day, last for generations to come.

Not sure why some people thinks it's complicated. Obviously it looks that way from above but there are signposts.

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Re: Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

I wonder what the Roman`s would say if they dug it up in 2,000 years time on their version of Time Team.  Roll eyes
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Re: Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

"E si deve andare da qualche parte", "Passare la salsa alla bolognese"
Roughly translated; "well it must go somewhere", "pass the bolognese sauce"
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Re: Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

I used to travel on that road some time ago but now I use the M42 it cuts out most of Birmingham!
Still gets very busy on this motorway during the early morning rush to go nowhere.
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Re: Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

I did hear a story that if Spaghetti junction was unravelled and laid out straight it could be the basis of a Motorway reaching from London to Birmingham Roll eyes Roll eyes
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Re: Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

Long time since I've used it but it was fine once you got used to it.  Looks daunting from the air.
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Re: Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

It even has a railway line running under it too so it's not as bad as I thought Wink
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Re: Happy Birthday Spaghetti Junction

and a canal