SK4728 : New gantry on the M!

taken 2 months ago, near to Lockington, Leicestershire, Great Britain

New gantry on the M!
New gantry on the M!
Part of the upgrading of this section of the M1 to a 'smart' motorway, with 4 lanes to each carriageway, completed in 2019.
M1 Motorway
The M1 is a north–south motorway connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford. It was the first motorway to be completed in the United Kingdom.
The motorway is 193 miles long and was constructed in four phases. Most of the motorway was opened between 1959 and 1968 but the southern end was extended in 1977 and the northern end was extended in 1999.
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SK4728, 38 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 May, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 4 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M1 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4724 2886 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.3102N 1:17.9934W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4722 2888
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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