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East end North Cave

Location

Counties Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire

Primary destinations Liverpool Huyton Warrington Manchester Oldham Rochdale Huddersfield Halifax Leeds Pontefract Goole

Road network

Roads in the United Kingdom

Motorways A and B road zones

The M62 is a 107-mile-long (172 km) west–east trans-Pennine motorway in Northern England, connecting Liverpool
Liverpool
and Hull via Manchester
Manchester
and Leeds; 7 miles (11 km) of the route is shared with the M60 orbital motorway around Manchester. The road is part of the unsigned Euroroutes E20 (Shannon to Saint Petersburg) and E22 ( Holyhead
Holyhead
to Ishim). The motorway, which was first proposed in the 1930s, and conceived as two separate routes, was opened in stages between 1971 and 1976, with construction beginning at Pole Moor
Pole Moor
and finishing at that time in Tarbock
Tarbock
on the outskirts of Liverpool. The motorway absorbed the northern end of the Stretford-Eccles bypass, which was built between 1957 and 1960. Adjusted for inflation to 2007, its construction cost approximately £765 million. The motorway has an average daily traffic flow of 144,000 vehicles in West Yorkshire, and has several areas prone to gridlock, in particular, between Leeds
Leeds
and Huddersfield and the M60 section around Eccles. The M62 coach bombing
M62 coach bombing
of 1974 and the Great Heck rail crash
Great Heck rail crash
of 2001 are the largest incidents to have occurred on the M62. Stott Hall Farm, situated between the carriageways on the Pennine section has become one of the best-known sights on the motorway. The M62 has no junctions numbered 1, 2 or 3, or even an officially numbered 4, because it was intended to start in Liverpool
Liverpool
proper, not in its outskirts. Between Liverpool
Liverpool
and Manchester, and east of Leeds, the terrain along which the road passes is relatively flat. Between Manchester
Manchester
and Leeds it traverses the Pennines
Pennines
and its foothills, rising to 1,221 feet (372 m) above sea level slightly east of junction 22 in Calderdale, not far from the boundary between Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester
and West Yorkshire.

Contents

1 Planning 2 Construction

2.1 Liverpool
Liverpool
to Worsley 2.2 In Greater Manchester 2.3 Milnrow
Milnrow
to Outlane 2.4 Outlane
Outlane
to Lofthouse 2.5 East of Lofthouse

3 Development

3.1 Smart motorway

4 Traffic 5 Stott Hall Farm 6 Major incidents 7 Route

7.1 Junctions 7.2 Coordinate list

8 References 9 External links

Planning[edit] The motorway's origins are found in the 1930s, when the need for a route between Lancashire
Lancashire
and Yorkshire
Yorkshire
had been agreed after discussion by their county highway authorities.[2] At the same time, it was envisaged that a route between Liverpool
Liverpool
and Hull was needed to connect the ports to industrial Yorkshire.[3] After the Second World War, the Minister of Transport appointed engineers to inspect road standards between the A580 road
A580 road
(East Lancashire
Lancashire
Road) in Swinton and the A1 road near Selby.[3] The 1949 Road Plan for South Lancashire
Lancashire
identified the need to upgrade the A580 to dual carriageway with grade separation and provide bypasses at Huyton
Huyton
and Cadishead.[4] In 1952, the route for a trans-Pennine motorway, the Lancashire– Yorkshire
Yorkshire
Motorway, was laid down, with Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
at the eastern terminus rather than Selby.[3] By the 1960s, the proposed A580 upgrade to dual carriageway was considered inadequate, and there was an urgent need to link Liverpool
Liverpool
to the motorway network.[4] The route of the Lancashire- Yorkshire
Yorkshire
motorway was considered inadequate as it failed to cater for several industrial towns in Yorkshire.[3] When James Drake visited the United States in 1962, his experience of the Interstate Highway System
Interstate Highway System
led him to conclude that the Merseyside
Merseyside
Expressway, planned to run between Liverpool
Liverpool
and the M6, would need to be extended to the Stretford-Eccles Bypass and beyond, to create a continuous motorway between Liverpool
Liverpool
and Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
(a link between Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
and Hull was not considered until 1964).[5] Initially the plans were unpopular and not supported by the Ministry of Transport, but the scheme was added to the Road Plan in 1963.[4] Construction[edit] Liverpool
Liverpool
to Worsley[edit] It was the intention to build an urban motorway in Liverpool.[6] The M62 was intended to terminate at Liverpool's Inner Motorway, which was not built. The proposed route would have followed the railway into Liverpool
Liverpool
as far as Edge Hill, with junctions at Rathbone Road and Durning Road where it would drop to two lanes before terminating at the Islington Radial.[7] Difficulties arose building the Liverpool urban motorway resulting in delays, with the section between Tarbock and Liverpool
Liverpool
the last to be completed in 1976. In total, two viaducts, ten bridges and seven underpasses were constructed to secure the structural integrity of the surrounding residential areas. The motorway was constructed only as far as the Queens Drive inner ring road, which is junction 4.[4] The section west of Manchester
Manchester
was intended to be a separate motorway, the M52 to link Liverpool
Liverpool
and Salford, but a continuous motorway between Leeds
Leeds
and Liverpool
Liverpool
was deemed more feasible,[8][9] Construction between Liverpool
Liverpool
and Manchester
Manchester
started in 1971, with the construction of a link between the M57 and M6 motorways.[4] Simultaneously, a contract to link the M6 with Manchester
Manchester
was underway, which required land drainage and the removal of unsuitable earth. This section was completed in August 1974, creating a continuous link between Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
and Tarbock. In Greater Manchester[edit] See also: M60 motorway, M602 motorway, and M63 motorway

Construction starting in Milnrow, 1968

Two motorways were planned, the M52 from Liverpool
Liverpool
to Salford and the M62 to link Pole Moor
Pole Moor
with the Stretford–Eccles Bypass.[8] The first part of the M62 to be built was the Stretford–Eccles Bypass, which is now the section between Junctions 7 to 13 of the M60.[10] Construction started in 1957, and the motorway opened in 1960. It was originally built as a 2-lane motorway only. It was later re-numbered M63.[11] The section between the interchange with the Stretford-Eccles Bypass and Salford is now occupied by the M602 motorway. The Eccles– Pole Moor
Pole Moor
section opened in 1971.[12][13] Between Eccles and Pole Moor, 67 motorway crossings were required, including seven viaducts and eight junctions.[4] Much of the Worsley
Worsley
Braided Interchange was built on undeveloped mossland where deep peat deposits had been covered with waste. Between Worsley
Worsley
and Milnrow, some underlying coal seams were still actively worked when the motorway was constructed and allowances had to be made to counteract possible future subsidence.[14] The motorway crosses the Irwell Valley
Irwell Valley
and the Pendleton Fault[15] on a 200-foot (61 m) single-span bridge 65 feet (20 m) above the river.[16] Milnrow
Milnrow
to Outlane[edit]

M62 Summit sign

Surveying for the Pennine section began in November 1961 and its route was determined in July 1963.[17] Construction between Windy Hill and Pole Moor
Pole Moor
was difficult through inhospitable hilly terrain, peat bogs, and in undesirable weather conditions. The motorway's highest point, 1,221 feet (372 m) above sea level at Windy Hill near Saddleworth Moor (53°37′47″N 2°01′07″W / 53.62982°N 2.018561°W / 53.62982; -2.018561 (Windy Hill)) is the highest point of any motorway in England.[18] A notable structure between junctions 21 and 22 on the uphill section towards Windy Hill is the Rakewood Viaduct
Viaduct
which carries the road over the Longden End Brook.[19]

M62 J22, the highest point on the motorway as seen from the Pennine Way

The first section of the motorway in Yorkshire
Yorkshire
was completed between the county boundary at Windy Hill and Outlane
Outlane
in 1970.[1][20] To build this section, 12,000,000 cubic yards (9,200,000 m3) of material was moved, 8,000,000 cubic yards (6,100,000 m3) of which was solid rock and 650,000 cubic yards (500,000 m3) of peat which had to be cut from the rock strata and deposited on adjacent hillsides. The geology of the moors resulted in the engineers splitting the carriageways for 3⁄4 mile (1.2 km) in the middle of this section, sparing Stott Hall Farm from demolition.[20][21] The motorway crosses Scammonden Dam on an embankment between junctions 22 and 23. Preparatory work in the Deanhead Valley began in August 1964 and the dam in 1966. The motorway's opening on 20 December 1970 was dependent on completion of the dam.[22] Two other notable constructions on the Pennine section are the pedestrian bridge carrying the Pennine Way, which is curved downwards with 85-foot (26 m) long cantilevers, and Scammonden Bridge, the longest single-span non-suspension bridge in the world when it was built.[20][23] It carries a B road 120 feet (37 m) above the motorway.[20] The 1-mile (1.6 km) section between Pole Moor
Pole Moor
and Outlane
Outlane
suffered fewer problems as the summer weather was satisfactory.[24]

Outlane
Outlane
to Lofthouse[edit]

Stationary traffic at Lofthouse Interchange

The section of the motorway between Gildersome
Gildersome
and Lofthouse was built at the same time, resulting in the demolition of a significant proportion of the village of Tingley
Tingley
to build the eponymous interchange.[1] Lofthouse Interchange was built between 1965 and 1967. Owen Williams and the Babtie Group were the engineers. Located where the M62 crosses above the M1 motorway, it is a complex three-level junction with eight bridges including a roundabout supported by four long curved bridges on 12-metre piers above both motorways. The roundabout's north and south bridges have spans of 28 metres and the east and west have spans of 21 metres. The M62 overbridge has a reinforced concrete multi-cellular deck of four spans. Two other pre-stressed reinforced concrete bridges carry slip roads over Longthorpe Lane, the B6135. Another bridge with no motorway access carries Longthorpe Lane over the M1.[25] Two skew tunnels were constructed beneath the original junction between 1996 and 1999. The tunnels, constructed using the cut-and-cover method, are for traffic travelling between the M1 south-bound and the M62 west. The tunnel under the M62 is 147 metres in length.[25] East of Lofthouse[edit]

The Ouse Bridge, from the floodplain adjacent to the river

Two contracts were awarded for the section between Lofthouse and Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
in 1972, and both were completed in 1974.[26][27] On the first contract, care was needed at the River Calder crossing due to the alluvial bedrock. On the second contract precautions were taken as the length was built on old coal mine workings. The section between Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
and North Cave
North Cave
was the last to be planned[5] and built.[12] The Ouse Bridge, across the River Ouse west of Goole, commenced in January 1973 and is nearly 1 mile (1.6 km) long and rises to 98.4 feet (30.0 m) above ground level. Completion of the bridge was delayed due to "steel supplies [being] a chronic headache" and a partial collapse of the framework caused by bolts joining a cross-beam to a trestle shearing.[5] Problems with the bridge delayed the opening of the section east of Goole
Goole
to May 1976.[5][12] Development[edit]

Junction 32a during construction in September 2005

In 1987, the Department of Transport proposed a parallel relief road to combat congestion around Manchester. It would have been restricted to long distance traffic, and the current route, part of the Manchester
Manchester
Outer Ring Road (later the M60), used for local traffic. The proposal suggested the closure of junction 13. The proposal was designated a "long term" improvement in 1994, and cancelled on 23 November 1995.[28] In 2000, the section between Eccles Interchange and Simister Interchange (junctions 12 to 18) was designated the M60.[29] Since then, two junctions were opened—in December 2002, the missing junction 8 was opened to allow access to the A574 and the Omega Development Site,[30] while in January 2006, junction 32a was opened to link to the upgraded A1(M).[31] The UK's first motorway high-occupancy vehicle lane was opened at junction 26 in 2008 for eastbound traffic from the M606 with more than one occupant.[32] Smart motorway[edit] Pre-2009 proposals to widen the motorway between junctions 25 and 28 to four lanes were withdrawn in January 2009 and replaced by a project to install hard shoulder running and a smart motorway system between junctions 25 and 30.[33] Work started in 2014 to install the system around the M62 – M60 section.[34] Traffic[edit]

This section needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (December 2015)

1999–2006 traffic flow graph

The section between junctions 18 (with the M60) and 29 (with the M1) through Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester
and West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire
has been identified as one of the most congested roads in Britain.[35][36] The motorway provides a direct link between two of the ten largest urban areas in England, and is the most practical route for HGVs and other commercial traffic between Manchester
Manchester
and Leeds. There are a significant amount of warehouses in these urban areas, which require commercial delivery to the ports at Merseyside
Merseyside
and around the Humber, all of which are transported via the M62.[35] Annual average daily traffic
Annual average daily traffic
flows of 100,000 cars were recorded east of the Pennines
Pennines
(junction 22) in 2006 and 78,000 cars west of the Pennines.[37] The figures were increases from 90,000 and 70,000 respectively in 1999.[38] By way of comparison, the UK's busiest motorway, the M25 carried 144,000 cars between junctions 7 and 23 in 2006.[37] Stott Hall Farm[edit]

Stott Hall Farm, viewed from moorland above westbound carriageway

Stott Hall Farm, (53°38′30″N 1°57′08″W / 53.641599°N 1.952222°W / 53.641599; -1.952222 (Stott Hall Farm)) the only farm in the UK situated in the middle of a motorway,[39] was built in the 18th century on Moss Moor. It lies south of Booth Wood Reservoir where the carriageways are separated between junctions 22 and 23.[21][40][41] The road divides for much of its length between the Windy Hill and Deanhead cuttings because of the surrounding geography but a myth[42] persists that it was split because the owners Ken and Beth Wild refused to sell.[40] Sally Boazman, BBC
BBC
Radio 2's traffic reporter and CB radio users nicknamed it the Little House on the Prairie. It is separated from the motorway by crash barriers and a fence to keep livestock in and prevent out-of-control vehicles crashing onto the property.[21][43] It is one of the ten best-known sights on the motorway network.[44][43] It was the subject of a BBC Radio 4 documentary, a Yorkshire
Yorkshire
Television documentary[45] and a short film.[46] Major incidents[edit] On 4 February 1974, a bomb was detonated on a coach travelling between Chain Bar (junction 26) and Gildersome
Gildersome
(junction 27). The coach was transporting off-duty army personnel and their family members. Twelve people were killed and 38 were injured. Hartshead Moor services was used as a makeshift hospital and base for investigations.[47] The Provisional Irish Republican Army
Provisional Irish Republican Army
was deemed responsible.[47][48] A memorial to the victims was erected at Hartshead Moor services
Hartshead Moor services
in 2009.[49] The Great Heck rail crash
Great Heck rail crash
happened on 28 February 2001, at 06:13 after Gary Hart, a sleep-deprived driver, swerved off the M62 onto the East Coast Main Line near Selby. While he was calling the emergency services, a GNER southbound train collided with his Land Rover
Land Rover
and derailed into the path of an oncoming goods train. Ten people were killed, including the drivers of both trains, and 82 others were injured.[50] On 1 March 2018, a multi-vehicle crash in severe weather conditions (the beast from the East) caused up to 3,500 vehicles to become trapped on the eastbound Pennine section between Junctions 20 and 24. Up to 200 people, including a baby, spent the night in their vehicles. The military, mountain rescue, fire services and Highways Agency worked alongside the police through the night to ensure people's safety. A barrier between the carriageways was removed to facilitate moving most of the vehicles. The road remained closed the next day due to the weather conditions.[51][52] Route[edit]

The M62's route in relation to the four major cities it serves: Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds
Leeds
and Hull

In addition to passing Warrington, Manchester, Huddersfield, Halifax, Bradford, Leeds
Leeds
and Wakefield, the towns of Huyton, St Helens, Widnes, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, Dewsbury, Pontefract, Selby
Selby
and Goole
Goole
are designated primary destinations along the road. The M62 is a terminus to two motorways: the M57 near Prescot
Prescot
and the M18 near Rawcliffe; and has four spur routes: the M602, which serves Manchester, the A627(M), which serves Oldham
Oldham
and Rochdale, the M606, which serves Bradford, and the M621, which serves Leeds. Despite Hull being listed as a primary destination,[53] the motorway downgrades near North Cave, 16 miles (26 km) to the west.[1][54] The motorway starts at Queen's Drive, on Liverpool's middle ring road from where it runs eastward to the outer ring road, the M57. The route has four exits for Warrington: junction 7, an interchange with the A57 road, junction 8, which also houses IKEA, junction 9, which interchanges with the A49 road, which was intended to be a motorway, and junction 11. Between these is junction 10, which is a cloverstack interchange with the M6. The M62 crosses Chat Moss
Chat Moss
before interchanging with the M60 motorway. Owing to the original plan to extend this section of the motorway into Manchester, motorists must turn off to stay on (a TOTSO) the route into Yorkshire. In Greater Manchester, the motorway shares seven junctions, 12 to 18, with the M60 motorway. Junction 13, signposted Swinton, is situated 1⁄2 mile (0.80 km) from junction 12, leaving exiting motorists the hazard of crossing the still-merging M62 traffic.[55] Worsley Braided Interchange serves Junctions 14 and 15 and Junctions 1 to 3 of the M61 which terminates to Preston.

M62 passes Scammonden Water in West Yorkshire

Between junction 21 and junction 22, the motorway has four lanes eastbound to climb Windy Hill,[56] before crossing the border into Yorkshire
Yorkshire
and interchanging with the rural A672 road, reaching the highest point of any motorway in England 1,221 feet (372 m).[18] There is then a 7-mile (11 km) travel through the Pennines
Pennines
to the next junction, passing Scammonden Reservoir
Scammonden Reservoir
and Stott Hall Farm. The next junction is 23, which is accessible only for westbound traffic. After this, the road dips through a valley to junction 24 and drops slowly before interchanging with the A644 road
A644 road
at junction 25. Between junctions 22 and 25, the road is used as a border between the metropolitan boroughs of Calderdale
Calderdale
and Kirklees.[57] At junction 26, Chain Bar, the motorway interchanges with several roads: the M606, a spur into Bradford, the A58 road, which runs between Prescot
Prescot
and Wetherby, and the A638 road, which runs to Doncaster, then follows the old route of the A1 through Bawtry
Bawtry
and Retford, to Markham Moor
Markham Moor
where it rejoins the A1. The next junction also serves a spur route: the M621 motorway, before bypassing Leeds
Leeds
to the south to the interchange with the M1 motorway, Lofthouse Interchange, at junction 29. East of Leeds, the motorway serves Wakefield
Wakefield
at junction 30 and crosses by the River Calder. At junction 32a, the road is crossed by the A1(M) motorway, which also runs parallel to it for a short distance. The next junction serves the A162 road, previously the A1, and Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
service station. After Ferrybridge, the motorway becomes relatively flat, except for a 1-mile (1.6 km) bridge that crosses the River Ouse. For approximately 10 miles (16 km) after this, the road runs towards Hull, serving Howden
Howden
and North Cave, before downgrading to the A63 road. Junctions[edit] Data from driver location signs are used to provide distance and carriageway identifier information.[58][59]

M62 motorway
M62 motorway
junctions

mile km Westbound exits (B Carriageway) Junction Eastbound exits (A Carriageway)

No access (on-slip only) [coord 1] Knotty Ash, Childwall, Broadgreen
Broadgreen
, A5080 Non-motorway traffic

End of motorway Road continues as A5080 towards Liverpool Start of motorway

Knotty Ash, Huyton
Huyton
A5080 J5 Huyton
Huyton
A5080

7.9 12.7 Liverpool
Liverpool
(S) & A5300, Huyton
Huyton
A5080 Southport
Southport
M57 J6 Prescot
Prescot
M57, Runcorn, M56 A5300

10.2 16.5 Widnes
Widnes
A557, Prescot
Prescot
A57, St. Helens A570 J7 St. Helens A570, Warrington
Warrington
A57, Widnes
Widnes
A557

Entering Merseyside

Entering Cheshire

14.5 23.3 Warrington
Warrington
(West) (A574) Burtonwood services J8 Services Warrington
Warrington
(West) (A574) Burtonwood services

16.6 26.7 Warrington, Newton A49 J9 Warrington
Warrington
(Central), Newton A49

18.1 29.1 Birmingham, Chester
Chester
(M56) M6(S) Preston M6(N) J10 [coord 2] Preston M6(N) Birmingham, Manchester
Manchester
(S) & M6(S)

20.7 33.4 Warrington
Warrington
(East), Birchwood
Birchwood
A574 J11 Warrington
Warrington
(East), Birchwood
Birchwood
A574

Entering Cheshire

Entering Greater Manchester

26.9 43.3 Start of motorway J12 [coord 3] Manchester
Manchester
M60(S&E) Manchester
Manchester
City Centre, Salford M602

Concurrency with M60

35.1 56.5 Ring Road (E&S), Manchester, Manchester
Manchester
M60(E) Bury, Blackburn
Blackburn
M66 J18 [coord 4] Start of motorway

37.8 60.9 Birch services Services Birch services

40.1 64.5 Middleton, Heywood A6046 J19 Middleton, Heywood A6046

42.5 68.4 Rochdale, Oldham
Oldham
A627(M) J20 Rochdale, Oldham
Oldham
A627(M)

43.7 70.3 Milnrow, Shaw (A640) J21 Milnrow, Shaw (A640)

Rakewood Viaduct

Entering Greater Manchester

Entering West Yorkshire

46.8 75.4 Saddleworth
Saddleworth
A672 J22 Ripponden, Saddleworth
Saddleworth
A672, Sowerby Bridge
Sowerby Bridge
(A58)

54.0 86.9 No access (on-slip only) J23 Huddersfield
Huddersfield
(West) A640

55.5 89.4 Huddersfield, Halifax A629 J24 Huddersfield, Halifax A629

59.1 95.2 End of variable speed limit J25 Brighouse, Dewsbury
Dewsbury
A644

Huddersfield
Huddersfield
(A62), Brighouse
Brighouse
A644 Start of variable speed limit

60.6 97.7 Hartshead Moor services Services Hartshead Moor services

62.5 100.7 Halifax A58 Bradford
Bradford
M606 J26 [coord 5] Cleckheaton
Cleckheaton
A638 Bradford, Leeds
Leeds
Bradford
Bradford
M606

66.5 107.1 Batley
Batley
A62 J27 Batley
Batley
A62 Leeds
Leeds
M621

69.7 112.2 Leeds, Leeds
Leeds
, Dewsbury
Dewsbury
A653 J28 Dewsbury
Dewsbury
A653

72.3 116.5 The SOUTH
The SOUTH
M1(S) Leeds
Leeds
(M621) M1(N) J29 [coord 6] The NORTH, Leeds
Leeds
M1(N) The SOUTH, Wakefield
Wakefield
M1(S)

Start of variable speed limit J30 Rothwell, Wakefield
Wakefield
A642

Wakefield, Rothwell A642 End of variable speed limit

77.7 125.2 Normanton, Castleford
Castleford
A655 J31 Castleford, Normanton A655

80.5 129.7 Pontefract, Castleford
Castleford
A639 J32 Pontefract, Castleford
Castleford
A639

The NORTH, Wetherby
Wetherby
A1(M) J32A [coord 7] The NORTH, The SOUTH
The SOUTH
A1(M)

84.7 136.4 The SOUTH
The SOUTH
A1, Pontefract
Pontefract
A645 Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
services J33 Services [coord 8] Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
A162 Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
services

Entering West Yorkshire

Entering North Yorkshire

Selby, Doncaster
Doncaster
A19 J34 Selby, Doncaster
Doncaster
A19

Entering North Yorkshire

Entering East Riding of Yorkshire

The SOUTH, Doncaster
Doncaster
M18, Scunthorpe, Humberside (M180) J35 The SOUTH
The SOUTH
M18, Scunthorpe, Humberside (M180)

Goole
Goole
A614 J36 Goole
Goole
A614

Ouse Bridge

Howden
Howden
A614, Selby
Selby
(A63) J37 Bridlington, York, Howden
Howden
A614

Start of motorway J38 [coord 9] North Cave, Gilberdyke
Gilberdyke
B1230

Newport B1230 Non-motorway traffic End of motorway Road continues as A63 towards Hull

1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

      Concurrency terminus       Incomplete access

Coordinate list[edit]

^ 53°24′22″N 2°53′46″W / 53.405977°N 2.896099°W / 53.405977; -2.896099 (Western end of the M62 Motorway): Western end of the M62 Motorway ^ 53°25′34″N 2°33′22″W / 53.426024°N 2.55614°W / 53.426024; -2.55614 (M6/M62 interchange): M6/M62 interchange ^ 53°29′15″N 2°22′36″W / 53.487591°N 2.3767°W / 53.487591; -2.3767 (Western end of M60/M62 concurrency): Western end of M60/M62 concurrency ^ 53°32′59″N 2°15′38″W / 53.549801°N 2.26055°W / 53.549801; -2.26055 (Eastern end of M60/M62 concurrency): Eastern end of M60/M62 concurrency ^ 53°44′12″N 1°43′34″W / 53.736671°N 1.726181°W / 53.736671; -1.726181 (M62/M606 interchange): M62/M606 interchange ^ 53°43′51″N 1°30′43″W / 53.730811°N 1.511929°W / 53.730811; -1.511929 (M62/M1 interchange): M62/M1 interchange ^ 53°42′40″N 1°17′27″W / 53.711174°N 1.290832°W / 53.711174; -1.290832 (M62/A1 interchange): M62/A1 interchange ^ 53°41′45″N 1°16′03″W / 53.695714°N 1.267566°W / 53.695714; -1.267566 (M62:J33 and Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
Services): M62:J33 and Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge
Services ^ 53°46′16″N 0°41′07″W / 53.771087°N 0.685205°W / 53.771087; -0.685205 (Eastern end of the M62 Motorway): Eastern end of the M62 Motorway

References[edit] Notes

^ a b c d Marshall, Chris. "M62 motorway". Motorway Database. Chris's British Road Directory. Retrieved 2007-05-19.  ^ "M62: Eccles to County Boundary". The Motorway Archive. Archived from the original on 2013-12-11. Retrieved 2007-05-19.  ^ a b c d "M62 in West Yorkshire". The Motorway Archive. Archived from the original on 2012-02-21. Retrieved 2007-05-19.  ^ a b c d e f "M62: Queens Drive to Eccles". The Motorway Archive. Archived from the original on 2009-01-14. Retrieved 2007-05-19.  ^ a b c d "M62: Goole – Ouse Bridge". The Motorway Archive. Archived from the original on 2008-05-15. Retrieved 2007-05-28.  ^ David Simmons consultancy. "Case Study:M62 motorway" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-12-01. Retrieved 2007-05-30. CEC (1987) estimated that the capital cost of the motorway was "of the order of £412 million at 1985 prices  ^ Marshall, Chris. "The Urban M62". Histories – Liverpool
Liverpool
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