SU4217 : M3-M27 Interchange

taken 4 years ago, near to Bassett, Southampton, Great Britain

M3-M27 Interchange
M3-M27 Interchange
The sliproad from the southbound M3 to the eastbound M27 passes under the sliproad to the A33 and A27 near Southampton.
M3 Motorway
The M3 motorway runs for 59 miles from Sunbury-on-Thames to Southampton. Construction started 1968 and was finally completed in 1995. The Winchester bypass through Twyford Downs was the most controversial section to be built.
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M27 Motorway
The M27 is 25 miles long and runs west-east from Cadnam to Portsmouth. It was opened in stages between 1975 and 1983. It is unfinished, as an extension to the east was planned. A number of smaller motorways were proposed, connecting the city centres of Southampton and Portsmouth to the motorway; of these only the M271 and M275 were built.
Two sections of the M27 near Southampton and Portsmouth have been widened to four lanes each way.
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M3  M27 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4242 1778 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:57.4736N 1:23.8440W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4246 1782
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Motorway  Slip Road  Sliproad  Motorway Junction  Motorway Interchange  Bridge  Flyover 

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