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A14
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From:Catthorpe (SP562788)
To:Felixstowe (TM286339)
Length:137 miles (220.5 km)
Meets: M1, M6, M11, A14(M), A1, A6, A10, A11, A12, A134, A140, A141, A142, A143, A43, A45, A428, A508, A605, A6116
Former Number(s):A45, A604
Highway Authorities

Highways England

Traditional Counties

Cambridgeshire • Huntingdonshire • Leicestershire • Northamptonshire • Suffolk

Route outline (key)
A14 Catthorpe - Felixstowe
Junction List
Junc Eastbound Westbound
M1 J19 Start of Road M1, M6
Services symbol.gif Swinford services
1 A5199 A5199
2 A508 A508
3 A6 (N), B576 A6 (N), B576
4 No Exit B576
5
6
7 A43 (N), A4300 A43 (N), A4300
8 A43 (S), A6013 A43 (S), A6013
9 A509 A509
10 A6 (S), A6003 A6 (S), A6003
11 A510 A510
12 A6116 A6116
13 A45, A605 A45, A605
14 Titchmarsh Titchmarsh
15 B663 B663
16 B660 B660
17 Leighton Leighton
18 Spaldwick Spaldwick
19 Easton Easton
19A Woolley Woolley
20 Ellington Ellington
21 A1 A1
Services symbol.gif Brampton Hut services (at J21)
22 B1514 B1514
23 A14(M), A141 A14(M), A141
24 A1198, B1514 A1198, B1514
25 The Hemingfords The Hemingfords
26 A1096, B1040 A1096, B1040
27 Fenstanton Fenstanton
28 Swavesey Swavesey
Services symbol.gif Cambridge Services (At J28)
28A No Exit Lolworth
29 B1050 B1050
30 Dry Drayton Dry Drayton
31 M11, A1307 M11, A428
Services symbol.gif Girton services
32 B1049 B1049
33 A10, A1309 A10, A1309
34 B1047 No Exit
35 A1303, B1102 A1303, B1102
36 No Exit A11 (S)
37 A142 A142
38 A11 (N) No Exit
39 No Exit B1506
40 Higham Higham
41 Risby Risby
42 A1302, B1106 A1302, B1106
43 A134, A143 A134, A143
44 A134, A1302 A134, A1302
45 Rougham Rougham
46 Thurston Thurston
47 A1088 A1088
47A Wetherden No Exit
48
49 A1308 A1308
50 A1120 A1120
51 A140, B1078 A140, B1078
52 B1113 B1113
53 A1156 A1156
54 Sproughton Sproughton
55 A12 (S), A1214 A12 (S), A1214
56 A137 A137
57 A1189 A1189
58 A12 (N), A1156 A12 (N), A1156
59 Trimley Trimley
60 A154 A154
61 Dock Gate 2 No Exit
62 A154
Dock Gate 1
Start of Road
This article is about the current A14, which runs from Catthorpe to Felixstowe and replaced large parts of the A604 and A45 in the East of England.
For the original road which ran from Royston to Alconbury, see A14 (Royston - Alconbury)
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Contents

Route

The A14 in Suffolk
Main Article: A14/Route

Linking the M1 and M6 to Felixstowe, the A14 is easily one of England's most important A-roads, and is trunk, primary and dual carriageway throughout.

History

Main Article: A14/History

The A14, as with most major roads of this length, has a lot of history. Most interestingly, it was originally part of several other routes.

Notable locations along the route

Catthorpe Interchange

Main Article: Catthorpe Interchange
Catthorpe Interchange as seen from the lowest level

The Catthorpe Interchange is a major motorway and trunk road junction in the Midlands. It was constructed with a low budget, resulting in an entire motorway's traffic funneling into one lane, resulting in a notorious bottleneck.

Alconbury North Interchange

The current layout of Alconbury North Interchange

This junction is J14 of the A1(M). It is a fork interchange. It replaced a similar fork junction at the location albeit a little to the west.

Brampton Hut

Main Article: Brampton Hut
The current layout of Brampton Hut

The main junction between the A1 and A14 and one of only three flat roundabout on the A14 route.

Girton Interchange

Main Article: Girton Interchange

Major junction between the A14 (J31), M11 (J14), A428 and A1307, north-west of Cambridge.

Orwell Bridge

Main Article: Orwell Bridge
The Orwell Bridge

The Orwell Bridge is a crossing of the river Orwell near Ipswich in Suffolk.

Spittals Interchange

Main Article: Spittals Interchange

A busy junction with a TOTSO, and a partially motorway spur.

Links

CBRD

Roads UK

legislation.gov.uk



A14
JunctionsA14 J10 • A14 J11 • A14 J12 • A14 J14 • A14 J4 • Alconbury East Interchange • Bar Hill Junction • Beacon Hill Interchange • Beyton Interchange • Brampton Hut • Brampton Interchange • Brampton and Huntingdon Race Course Interchange • Broughton Interchange (Kettering) • Bythorn Interchange • Catthorpe Interchange • Cedars Interchange • Claydon Roundabout • Copdock Interchange • Dock Gate 1 Roundabout • Dock Spur Roundabout • Dry Drayton Junction • Ellington Interchange • Elmswell Interchange • Ermine Street Junction • Exning Interchange • Fen Ditton Junction • Fen Drayton Interchange • Fenstanton Interchange • Fox Road Interchange • Galley Hill Interchange • Girton Interchange • Glebe Farm Interchange • Godmanchester Interchange • Hemingford Abbots Interchange • Higham Interchange • Histon Interchange • Kelmarsh Interchange • Kentford Interchange • Leighton Bromswold Interchange • Milton Interchange (Cambridgeshire) • Moreton Hall Interchange • Nacton Interchange • Naseby Interchange • New Ellington Junction • Nine Mile Hill • Orton Roundabout • Port of Felixstowe Junction • Quarries Cross Junction • Quy Interchange • Risby Interchange • Rookery Crossroads • Rothwell Grange Junction • Rothwell Lodge Junction • Seven Hills Interchange • Spaldwick Interchange • Spittals Interchange • Sproughton Interchange • St Saviours Interchange • Thrapston Interchange • Tot Hill Junction • Trimley Interchange • Trinity Foot Junction • Waterhall Interchange • Westley Interchange • Wherstead Interchange • Whitehouse Interchange • Wicksteed Park Interchange • Woolley and Easton Junctions • Woolpit Interchange
ServicesBrampton Hut services • Cambridge services • Copdock services • Kettering East services • Newmarket services • Swinford services • Thrapston services
CrossingsA14 Bridge • Huntingdon Bypass Bridge • Ipswich West Bypass Bridge • Nene Viaduct • Orwell Bridge • Stowmarket Viaduct
RoadsA14(M) • E15 • E24 • E30
MiscellaneousA14/Named Junctions
Related Pictures
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A14 - Coppermine - 15562.jpgA14 Cambridge Junction 32 (Histon) - Coppermine - 6111.jpgA14 Cambridge Junction 32 (Histon) - Coppermine - 6119.jpgA14 Fen Ditton (Cambridge Bypass) - Coppermine - 10955.jpgA14 Stow-cum-Quy (Cambridge By-pass) - Coppermine - 11003.jpg
Other nearby roads
FelixstoweA1021 • A139 (Ipswich - Felixstowe) • A154 • A45 • B1081 (Felixstowe) • B1082 • E112 (Old System) • E30 • NCN51
IpswichA1022 • A1071 • A1093 • A1100 • A1114 (Ipswich) • A1156 • A1189 • A12 • A1214 • A137 • A138 (Ipswich - Shotley Gate) • A139 (Ipswich - Felixstowe) • A45 • B1059 (Ipswich) • B1067 • B1069 (Newton - Ipswich) • B1073 • B1074 (Copdock - Gt Blakenham) • B1075 • B1076 • B1077 • B1080 (Martlesham) • B1113 • B1456 • B1458 • E112 (Old System) • E113 (Old System) • E24 • E28 • E30 • EuroVelo 12 • NCN1 • NCN51 • RM3 • T3 (Britain) • T45 (Britain)
CambridgeA10 • A1120 (Cambridge) • A1131 • A1132 • A1134 • A130 • A1301 • A1303 • A1307 • A1309 • A132 (Colchester - Huntingdon) • A428 • A45 • A603 • A604 • B1045 • B1046 • B1046 (Cambridge) • B1047 • B1047 (Cambridge) • B1048 (Cambridge) • B1049 • E112 (Old System) • E15 • E24 • E28 • M11 • NCN51 • T31 (Britain) • T45 (Britain)
HuntingdonA1(M)/Alconbury - Peterborough • A1/Baldock - Alconbury • A1021 (Buckden - Brampton) • A1123 • A1126 • A1128 • A1198 • A132 (Colchester - Huntingdon) • A14 (Royston - Alconbury) • A14(M) • A141 • A604 • A604(M) • B1043 • B1044 • B1090 • B1514 • E15 • E24 • Ermine Street • NCN51 • T46 (Britain)
KetteringA43 • A4300 • A5002 (Northamptonshire) • A509 • A6 • A6/Bedford - Kettering • A6/Kettering - Leicester • A6003 • A6013 (Kettering) • A604 • A6098 • A6183 • A6900 • B5323 • B5387 • B575 • B668 • E24 • T12 (Britain) • T47 (Britain)
A1-A99
The First 99           A1  •  A2  •  A3  •  A4  •  A5  •  A6  •  A7  •  A8  •  A9  • A10 • A11 • A12 • A13 • A14 • A15 • A16 • A17 • A18 • A19
A20 • A21 • A22 • A23 • A24 • A25 • A26 • A27 • A28 • A29 • A30 • A31 • A32 • A33 • A34 • A35 • A36 • A37 • A38 • A39
A40 • A41 • A42 • A43 • A44 • A45 • A46 • A47 • A48 • A49 • A50 • A51 • A52 • A53 • A54 • A55 • A56 • A57 • A58 • A59
A60 • A61 • A62 • A63 • A64 • A65 • A66 • A67 • A68 • A69 • A70 • A71 • A72 • A73 • A74 • A75 • A76 • A77 • A78 • A79
A80 • A81 • A82 • A83 • A84 • A85 • A86 • A87 • A88 • A89 • A90 • A91 • A92 • A93 • A94 • A95 • A96 • A97 • A98 • A99
Motorway sectionsA1(M): (South Mimms - Baldock • Alconbury - Peterborough • Doncaster Bypass • Darrington - Leeming • Barton - Birtley)
A3(M) • A8(M) Baillieston spur • A14(M) • A38(M) • A48(M) Cardiff spur • A57(M) • A58(M) • A64(M) • A66(M) • A74(M) • A92(M)
DefunctA1(M) Newcastle CME • A2(M) Medway Towns Bypass • A4(M) • A5(M) • A8(M) Renfrew bypass • A14 • A18(M) • A20(M) • A36(M)
A40(M): (Westway • Denham -Stokenchurch) • A41(M) • A42 • A46(M) • A48(M): (Port Talbot bypass • Morriston bypass) • A62(M) • A88 • A99
UnbuiltA2(M) Rochester Way Relief Road • A6(M): (Western route • Eastern route) • A34(M) • A48(M) Llantrisant Radial • A59(M) • A61(M)