The A38 (Devon Expressway) :: Shared Description

The A38 is a major A-class trunk route. When first designated in 1922, it ran from Derby to Plymouth but it was later extended at both ends so that it now runs for 292 miles from Mansfield in Nottinghamshire to Bodmin in Cornwall.

Prior to the opening of the M5 motorway in the 1960s and 1970s, the A38 formed the main "holiday route" from the Midlands to Somerset, Devon and Cornwall and the south-western section was notorious at holiday times for the congestion. Nowadays, for most of the southern section, the A38 is a fairly quiet road shadowing the M5 extremely closely; often running alongside the motorway as a single carriageway road.

More information at LinkExternal link (Wikipedia) and LinkExternal link (SABRE).
by David Dixon
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SK3439 : A38 Queensway towards Derby by J.Hannan-Briggs
SO7505 : Bus stop by A38 near Park's Farm by David Smith
ST7098 : Actrees Farm by David Dixon
SO7301 : Lay-by on the A38 by David Dixon
SO8319 : Tewkesbury Road (A38) by David Dixon
SK3743 : A38 parking area ahead by J.Hannan-Briggs
ST3450 : A38, Battleborough by David Dixon
SO7911 : A38 Hardwicke by David Dixon
SO7100 : Prince of  Wales Hotel, Berkeley Road by David Dixon
ST6996 : Bus Stop on the A38 by David Dixon
SO7402 : A38/A4135 Junction by David Dixon
SO7606 : Fromebridge Service Station by David Smith
SO7301 : Gossington Bridge by David Dixon
SK4657 : A38 westbound by J.Hannan-Briggs
SO8319 : St Oswald's Junction by David Dixon
ST1219 : Barn at Blackboy Farm on Nowers Lane (A38) by David Smith
SK3539 : A38 bridge over River Derwent by David Smith
SO7504 : Former route of A38 at Hillhouse Farm by David Smith
SO7302 : Bristol Road (A38) by David Dixon
ST1319 : A38 (Oldway Road) at the junction with Swains Lane by David Smith
SO8011 : A38, Cross Keys junction by David Dixon
ST6997 : Newport Towers Hotel by David Dixon
ST6996 : Lay-by and bus shelter north of Woodford by David Smith
SK4355 : A38 approaching Parking Area by J.Hannan-Briggs
SK4957 : A38 approaching B6021 junction by J.Hannan-Briggs

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Created: Sat, 4 Jan 2014, Updated: Wed, 3 Apr 2019

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