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Road Construction in the UK

Modern Road Construction UK

The great road builders of Britain, unfortunately, packed up shop and went back to Rome in the beginning of the fourth century.

The Roman Empire was in decline, their European borders were being overrun, the legions were needed nearer home, and took with them the engineers, the architects, and the knowledge of road construction.

Their roads remain, in places today as monuments to their construction skills, and it was to take thirteen hundred years before roads of equally hardy construction were built Continue reading Road Construction in the UK