SO9999 : Northbound M6 near Willenhall

taken 7 years ago, near to Willenhall, Walsall, Great Britain

Northbound M6 near Willenhall
Northbound M6 near Willenhall
A heavily congested section of the M6 motorway, the hard shoulder has been opened as a running lane.

This is an example of the Active Traffic Management (ATM) 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 for more detailed information about the Active Traffic Management system)
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M6 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9905 9961 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.6571N 2:0.9274W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9906 9951
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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