SO6626 : M50 Junction 3, Linton Interchange

taken 4 years ago, near to Gorsley Common, Herefordshire, Great Britain

M50 Junction 3, Linton Interchange
M50 Junction 3, Linton Interchange
This is the north side, see SO6626 : M50 Junction 3, Linton Interchange.
This junction is cited as being one of the worst layouts in the whole UK network. "Quite aside from the fact that there's really no need for it to be there, it's shockingly below standard for a motorway. There are no sliproads or deceleration lanes to speak of, simply very very tight bends which end abruptly a few feet from the motorway at Give Way signs. There isn't even any traffic island between the entry and exit points just a painted triangle on the carriageway. And to verify that this junction truly is abysmal, the signs on the M50 in advance of the junction aren't the normal fork ones but instead show the exit leaving at 90 degrees from the motorway which it does!" This is an extract from the following; LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 December, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Roads, Road transport  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Motorway Junction 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6666 2621 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.0036N 2:29.1794W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6663 2619
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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