SE4722 : M62 Motorway Bridge over the A1(M)

near to Ferrybridge, Wakefield, Great Britain

M62 Motorway Bridge over the A1(M)
M62 Motorway Bridge over the A1(M)
M62 Motorway
The M62 is the we st to east trans-pennine motorway. It is 107 miles long running from Liverpool to Hull. It was built between 1971 and 1976. At Windy Hill it is 372m above sea level, making it the highest point on any British motorway.
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A1 & A1(M), Great North Road
The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK at 410 miles long. It connects London with Edinburgh, via the east of England.
For much of its path it follows the Great North Road the old coaching route between London and Edinburgh. Several sections of the route are classified as motorway A1(M). The modern A1 bypasses the towns the Great North Road passed through and is dual carriageway for most of its route through England.
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Sunday, 29 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 21 July, 2011
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Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4791 2272 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.9237N 1:16.5495W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4792 2253
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