M54 motorway

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M54 shield
Route information
Maintained by Highways England
Length23.0 mi (37.0 km)
HistoryConstructed 1975–1983
Major junctions
East endEssington
Major intersectionsJunction 10a.svg UK-Motorway-M6.svg
J10a → M6 motorway
West endWellington
CountryUnited Kingdom
CountiesStaffordshire, Shropshire
Wolverhampton, Telford
Road network

The M54 is a motorway in the West Midlands of England. It links Telford with the West Midlands conurbation. It carries on as the A5 after Telford where it links to Shrewsbury and North Wales. The motorway is about 23 miles (37 km) long.[1]

Junctions[change | change source]

M54 motorway
mile km Eastbound exits (A Carriageway) Junction Westbound exits (B Carriageway) Coordinates
0.0 0.0 Birmingham, Coventry, Walsall M6 M6 J10A
Start of motorway 52°37′44″N 2°02′52″W / 52.628869°N 2.047706°W / 52.628869; -2.047706 (M54, Start of motorway)
1.8 2.9 Cannock A460 J1 Cannock A460 52°38′23″N 2°05′14″W / 52.639860°N 2.087231°W / 52.639860; -2.087231 (M54, J1)
3.5 5.6 Wolverhampton, Stafford A449 J2 Wolverhampton A449 52°38′17″N 2°07′34″W / 52.638142°N 2.125983°W / 52.638142; -2.125983 (M54, J2)
10.9 17.6 Wolverhampton (West) A41 J3 Weston, Whitchurch A41 52°39′30″N 2°17′58″W / 52.658424°N 2.299576°W / 52.658424; -2.299576 (M54, J3)
15.7 25.3 Telford (East) A464
Kidderminster (A442)
Telford services
Telford (East) A464
Ironbridge (A442)
Telford Services
52°40′46″N 2°24′24″W / 52.679400°N 2.406778°W / 52.679400; -2.406778 (M54, J4)
17.7 28.5 Telford (Centre) A5 J5
Telford (Centre) B5072 52°41′00″N 2°26′55″W / 52.683381°N 2.448535°W / 52.683381; -2.448535 (M54, J5)
19.3 31.1 Telford (West) A518
Whitchurch (A449)
Ironbridge A5223
J6 Telford (West) A518 52°41′18″N 2°29′20″W / 52.688402°N 2.488790°W / 52.688402; -2.488790 (M54, J6)
21.9 35.2 Start of motorway J7
Wellington B5061 52°41′26″N 2°32′35″W / 52.690691°N 2.543035°W / 52.690691; -2.543035 (M54, J7)
Wellington B5061 Road continues as A5 to Shrewsbury
  • 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. "M54, The Telford Motorway". The Motorway Archive. Archived from the original on 9 October 2008. Retrieved 18 April 2008.