SJ6684 : M56 overbridge at Junction 20 of the M6

taken 6 years ago, near to Appleton Thorn, Warrington, Great Britain

M56 overbridge at Junction 20 of the M6
M56 overbridge at Junction 20 of the M6
M6 Motorway

The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby to the Gretna junction (J45). Here it becomes the A74(M) which continues to Glasgow.
The M6 is the longest motorway in the United Kingdom (232 miles) and one of the busiest. It incorporates the first length of motorway opened in the UK (the Preston bypass in 1958) and forms part of a motorway "Backbone of Britain", running north-south between London and Glasgow via the industrial North of England. It is also part of the east-west route between the Midlands and the east coast ports.

M56 Motorway

The M56 motorway, also known as the North Cheshire motorway, is in Cheshire and Greater Manchester. It runs from junction 4 of the M60 to Dunkirk, Cheshire and is 33 miles in length. It is often busy with long-distance commuter traffic towards North Wales. It serves commuters heading to Manchester particularly those from the wider Cheshire area and gives access to Manchester Airport from the national motorway network. the road was built between 1971 - 81.

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Date Taken
Monday, 6 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 3 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6660 8407 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.1472N 2:30.1940W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6665 8400
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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