Not a moonscape but the M27 under construction. Looking west into the distance is the M27 from Hilsea roundabout  into the distant Portchester. Picture: Tony Triggs collection.
Not a moonscape but the M27 under construction. Looking west into the distance is the M27 from Hilsea roundabout into the distant Portchester. Picture: Tony Triggs collection.

Stunning photos show the long path to constructing the M27

Thousands of us use the M27 on a daily basis to travel along the south coast.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 5:57 pm
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 5:57 pm

The motorway was opened in stages between 1975 and 1983, and these photos from our archive show what the route looked like both before and during construction.

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