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Strange Thing on M5

Post by Johnathan404 » Tue May 03, 2005 18:23

From the HAs CCTTV trial, I found this (below) on one of the cameras:

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What is the gated bit off the police layby?

If it was a ghost junction, it would be a very tight one, like M50 J3 or M4 (or A404(M)!) J9A
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Post by Danno B10M » Tue May 03, 2005 19:24

Where abouts on the M5 is that?

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Post by Johnathan404 » Tue May 03, 2005 19:29

Sorry, should have said. It's at J18 acording to HA.
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Post by Chris5156 » Tue May 03, 2005 22:23

Just looks like a little maintenance compound to me - nothing to get too excited about!

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Post by Matthew » Wed May 04, 2005 23:45

MSAJohnny wrote:Sorry, should have said. It's at J18 acording to HA.
The top of the camera explains where it is: The Lawrence Weston Interchange- which is indeed J18.

It's likely to be one of the smaller motorway compounds which can be used for storage.

... Ah, I type it out and then realise Chris has already explained that. Right, I'll shut up then! :)

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Post by Steve-e-b » Sat May 07, 2005 22:41

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I used to pass something similar on my way to work in Watford, on the M1 between junctions 6 and 5. It looked more like a side-road than a layby and lead into a large empty field.
Every morning I'd get on the M1 hoping to see a tractor waiting patiently to pull out. :)

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