M45 motorway

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M45
Route information
Length7.9 mi (12.7 km)
Existed1959–present
Major junctions
FromWatford Gap
 UK-Motorway-M1.svg
M1 motorway
ToThurlaston
Location
Primary
destinations
Rugby, Coventry
Road network
M42M48

The M45 is a motorway in the West Midlands, England. It links the M1 with the A45 south of Rugby. The A45 then goes on into Coventry, Solihull, and Birmingham. The motorway is about 8 miles (13 km) long. It is not very busy, mostly because many people use the M6 instead.[1]

Junctions[change | change source]

M45 motorway junctions
miles km Northbound exits (A carriageway) Junction Southbound exits (B carriageway)
7.7 12.4 Coventry, Rugby, A45
Dunchurch B4429
J1 Start of motorway
6.0 9.7 No access Daventry A45
0.1 0.2 Start of motorway M1, J17 The south, Northampton M1
Notes
  • Distances in kilometres and carriageway identifiers are obtained from driver location signs/location marker posts. Where a junction spans several hundred metres and the data is available, both the start and finish values for the junction are shown.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Motorway Archive Scheme Page". Iht.org. Archived from the original on 4 November 2002. Retrieved 1 January 2012.