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Doug Jackson

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    2 November, 2000Updated: 19 February, 2009

    The motorway age dawned for Mancunians in October 1960 with the opening of the M63's 8km Stretford-Eccles bypass, plus 1.6km of the M62 to the north. It ended a notorious bottleneck that had caused chaos around the huge Trafford Park industrial estate, even though vehicle numbers were only a third of today's figures.