New 5 mile section m74

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  1. jabbaman1

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    Hi,does anyone know how long it takes to get new satnav updates for new roads ie the new 5 mile section of m74,thanks,jabba:RollEyes::RollEyes::RollEyes:
     
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    Two factors:
    a) How quickly the mapping suppliers (mainly Navteq & TeleAtlas) update the base maps.
    b) How quickly after that the sat nav company offers the updated maps for sale.

    My first (Tom Tom) sat nav was a present I received for Christmas 2005, several months after the A1 upgrade around Ferrybridge was completed but still showing the old road. It was 2 or 3 years before they actually got it properly corrected after several erroneous attempts.
     
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    They should have it on the maps as they planned it 25 years ago. :Eeek:

    You don't need a sat nav, just follow the M74 signs & you will appear as if by magic on the west side of Glasgow missing out all the city foul-ups.

    The o.p. was in July & now it's open and from all accounts making a big difference to the mate through Glasgow & for us all travelling to the West of Scotland. :thumb:
     
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    Been using this part of the M74 to get to the airport as it is far easier/quicker and less hassle to use.
    Bought a Tom Tom Go last November and update it regularly , it has the new section on it now !!
     
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    I should think so after 3 and a half years :D
     
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    Wish the B****ger had been open when I used to "trunk" round Glasgow back in the day!!

    I assume it`s Rutherglen to Pollckshields?
     

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