SJ9801 : Northbound M6 near Bloxwich

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Bloxwich, Walsall, Great Britain

Northbound M6 near Bloxwich
Northbound M6 near Bloxwich
In an example of Active Traffic Management on the congested M6 motorway, the matrix sign ahead invites drivers to use the hard shoulder as an extra running lane.

Active Traffic Management (ATM) is a system used on motorways where the 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! SJ 9861 0114 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.4823N 2:1.3176W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9866 0105
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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