The Belfast Urban Motorway

Engineering, ambition and social conflict

Wesley Johnston

Date Published :
January 2014
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Illustration :
photos throughout
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781780730479
Pages : 233
Dimensions : 8.25 X 10.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock


In the heady days of 1967 the Northern Ireland government announced the construction of an elevated, three-lane motorway encircling Belfast City Centre. Ten years later the plan was dead, only to be resurrected in a different form. This is the story of the road and its many related issues - from inception to the present day.

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