SE2626 : New Variable Message Sign (VMS) on Westbound M62, near to Morley

taken 4 years ago, near to Morley, Leeds, Great Britain

New Variable Message Sign (VMS) on Westbound M62, near to Morley
New Variable Message Sign (VMS) on Westbound M62, near to Morley
Variable message signs, sometimes referred to as matrix signs, are electronic traffic signs used on motorways (and some other major routes) to give drivers information about special events and to warn them about traffic congestion, accidents, incidents, roadworks or speed limits on a specific sections of the route. They may also suggest (or instruct) drivers to take alternative routes, limit speed, warn of duration and location of the incidents or just inform of the traffic conditions.
M62 Motorway
The M62 is the west to east trans-Pennine motorway. It is 107 miles long running from Liverpool to Hull. It was built between 1971 and 1976. At Windy Hill it is 372m above sea level, making it the highest point on any British motorway.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M62 
Camera (from Tags)
Nikon P100 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 260 261 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.8551N 1:36.3882W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 261 261
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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