M50 motorway (Great Britain)

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M50 shield
M50 motorway from Ryton Bridge.jpg
The M50, looking south-west from the Ryton Bridge towards Ross-on-Wye
Route information
Length21.6 mi (34.8 km)
HistoryConstructed 1958–62[1]
Major junctions
East endStrensham
Major intersectionsUK-Motorway-M5.svg
M5 motorway
West endRoss-on-Wye
Section 1
Major intersectionsA449 road
CountryUnited Kingdom
Road network

The M50 is a motorway in South West England. It goes from from the M5 to near Ross-on-Wye. Together with the A40 and A449, it links the West Midlands to South Wales. It is about 22 miles (35 km).[2]

Junctions[change | change source]

M50 motorway junctions
mile km Eastbound exits (B carriageway) Junction Westbound exits (A carriageway) Coordinates
0.0 0.0 The Midlands, Worcester, Birmingham, The South West, Tewkesbury, Bristol M5 M5, J8
Start of motorway 52°02′52″N 2°08′08″W / 52.0477°N 2.1355°W / 52.0477; -2.1355 (M50 J14)
1.7 2.8 Tewkesbury A38 J1 Malvern A38
10.9 17.5 Gloucester A417 J2 Ledbury A417

Hereford (A438)

18.0 28.9 Newent B4221 J3 Newent B4221
21.6 34.7 Start of motorway J4
South Wales, Monmouth, Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye A449 51°55′49″N 2°33′44″W / 51.9302°N 2.5623°W / 51.9302; -2.5623 (M50 J14)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ross-on-Wye - M50 Motorway". Ross-on-Wye.com & TheVista.co.uk. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  2. "The Motorway Archive – M50 dates page". Iht.org. Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2012.