TQ7657 : Southbound M20 Approaching Junction 7

taken 4 years ago, near to Boxley, Kent, Great Britain

Southbound M20 Approaching Junction 7
Southbound M20 Approaching Junction 7
The Active Traffic Management System has set the variable speed limit signs to 50mph and the Variable Message Sign (VMS) is warning drivers to expect traffic congestion ahead.

Active Traffic Management (ATM) is a system used on certain motorways where gantry signs are computer-controlled to set a variable speed limit, open the hard shoulder as a running lane and limit the volume of traffic entering at junctions, with the aim of improving the flow of traffic (see LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) for more detailed information about the Active Traffic Management system).
M20 Motorway
The M20 is a 51 mile motorway running between the M25 motorway near Swanley and Folkestone in Kent. It was constructed from 1960. It is a key route for lorries connecting to mainland Europe via the Channel Tunnel and Ferries.
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TQ7657, 74 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M20 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7681 5782 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.5236N 0:32.0655E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7674 5788
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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