M18 motorway (Great Britain)

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M18
Route information
Part of E13 and E22
Length26.5 mi (42.6 km)
Existed1967–present
HistoryConstructed 1967–79
Major junctions
FromThurcroft
53°22′52″N 1°16′43″W / 53.3811°N 1.2785°W / 53.3811; -1.2785 (M18 motorway (southern end))
 Junction 32.svg UK-Motorway-M1.svg
M1 motorway
Junction 2.svg UK-Motorway-A1 (M).svg
A1(M) motorway
Junction 5.svg UK-Motorway-M180.svg
M180 motorway
Junction 7.svg UK-Motorway-M62.svg
M62 motorway
ToRawcliffe
53°40′57″N 0°58′03″W / 53.6825°N 0.9676°W / 53.6825; -0.9676 (M18 motorway (northern end))
Location
Primary
destinations
Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Leeds
Road network
M11M20

The M18 is a motorway in Yorkshire, England. It goes from the M1 near Rotherham, past Doncaster, to the M62 near Goole. It connects the M1 with the area around the Humber, such as Hull. It is about 26 miles (42 km) long.[1]

Junctions[change | change source]

Data from driver location signs are used to provide distance and carriageway identifier information.[2] The location sequence is a continuation of the M1 location sequence.

M18 motorway junctions
miles km Southbound exits (B carriageway) Junction Northbound exits (A carriageway) Coordinates
156.8 252.4 The SOUTH, London, Nottingham
Sheffield, Leeds M1
M1, J32 Start of motorway 53°23′51″N 1°16′06″W / 53.39740°N 1.26823°W / 53.39740; -1.26823 (M18, Start of motorway)
158.5 255.1 Rotherham A631 J1 Rotherham A631 53°25′25″N 1°15′05″W / 53.42365°N 1.25133°W / 53.42365; -1.25133 (M18, Junction 1)
158.5 263.6 Newark, Leeds A1(M) J2 The NORTH, The SOUTH A1(M) 53°28′46″N 1°08′54″W / 53.47941°N 1.14833°W / 53.47941; -1.14833 (M18, Junction 2)
165.9 267.1 Doncaster, Doncaster Sheffield Airport interchange A6182 J3 Doncaster A6182 53°29′19″N 1°06′55″W / 53.48861°N 1.11520°W / 53.48861; -1.11520 (M18, Junction 3)
171.8 276.5 Doncaster A630 J4 Doncaster A630 53°32′23″N 1°01′19″W / 53.53970°N 1.02199°W / 53.53970; -1.02199 (M18, Junction 4)
175.8 283.0 Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Doncaster Sheffield Airport interchange, Humberside Airport interchange M180
Doncaster North services
J5
Services
Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Doncaster Sheffield Airport interchange, Humberside Airport interchange M180
Doncaster North Services
53°35′29″N 0°59′14″W / 53.59144°N 0.98722°W / 53.59144; -0.98722 (M18, Junction 5)
177.8 286.2 Thorne A614 J6 Thorne A614 53°37′07″N 0°58′40″W / 53.61863°N 0.97770°W / 53.61863; -0.97770 (M18, Junction 6)
Start of motorway J7 The NORTH (A1(M)), Leeds
Hull, York, Goole M62
53°40′39″N 0°57′56″W / 53.67759°N 0.96568°W / 53.67759; -0.96568 (M18, Junction 7)
Notes
  • Distances in kilometres and carriageway identifiers are obtained from driver location signs/location marker posts. Where a junction is across several hundred metres and the data is available, both the start and finish values for the junction are shown.
  • Coordinate data from ACME Mapper.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[change | change source]

  1. "M18 Junctions 2 to 3 northbound improvement". Highways England. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  2. Traffic England Live Traffic Condition Map Archived 10 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine Highways Agency – Locations extracted from Traffic Camera Popup identifier text