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Cambridge

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Cambridge
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County
Cambridgeshire
Highway Authority
Cambridgeshire
Forward Destination on
M11, A10, A14, A428, A1303
Next Primary Destinations
Bedford • Ely • Hertford • Huntingdon • Newmarket • Harlow

Cambridge is a city in the east of England, where the M11, A14 (former A604), and A428 (former A45) meet at Girton Interchange and is home to the country's first Dutch Roundabout (see: Fendon Road Roundabout).

History

Cambridge Northern Bypass

The 9.6 mile dual carriageway from the Hardwick Bypass on St Neots Road to Quy Interchange was opened on 21 December 1978 by John Horam, Parliamentary Under-secretary. The largest structure was the bridge over the River Cam. Contractor was Bovis Civil Engineering Ltd., contract value £15.9 million. It opened as A45 and was later renumbered as A14 (A428 at the western end). The scheme also included Milton Bypass which opened early 1979 (or late 1978).

Cambridge Western Bypass

The 14 mile northern section of M11 from J9 Great Chesterford -J14 Girton was opened on 22 February 1980 by Norman Fowler, Transport Minister.

Cambridge: Elizabeth Way

The new bridge over River Cam and approach roads were opened on 13 July 1971. Contractor was Mallik and Reed, cost £2 million. It allowed A45 traffic to avoid the city centre. It was later renumbered A1134.

Northern Peripheral Route

This skirted the Arbury and Kings Hedges housing Estates and became part of Kings Hedges Road. It was reported as opened by the 4 February 1977 Cambridge Daily News. Cost was £500,000. It was an unclassified road.

Addenbrooke Link Road

The 1.5 mile Addenbrooke Road linking the Addenbrooke Hospital, Cambridge to Hauxton Road, Trumpington (and M11) was opened in Autumn 2009. The official opening was on 27 October 2010 when works to improve M11 J11 Westfield Interchange were complete. 9.5m carriageway incorporating 1.5m on road red surfaced cyclelanes at each side. Contractors were Balfour Beatty and Jackson Civil Engineering, cost £25 million.

Routes

Route To Notes

M11

London Accessed via A1309, A603, A1303 or A14. M11 terminates North of Cambridge at the Girton Interchange

A10

Royston, Hertford From Cambridge City Centre, accessed via A1309 Southbound

A10

Ely, King's Lynn From Cambridge City Centre, accessed via A1309 Northbound

A14

The NORTH (A1), The MIDLANDS, Huntingdon From Cambridge City Centre, accessed via A1307. Accessed via M11 Northbound from other routes

A14

Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds

A428

Bedford, Cambourne, St. Neots

A1303

(Bedford), Madingley Link to/from M11 to/from A428

A603

Sandy, Barton, Comberton Wimpole Hall Tourist Sign

A1134

Ring Road Cambridge SE bypass

A1301

Shelfords, Sawston

A1303

Newmarket, Cambridge Airport Pre A14 road

A1307

Haverhill, A11 For A11 use A1307

A1307

Girton (A14(W)) Access to/from A14(W)

A1309

The Shelfords, (Royston), (A10), M11 Trumpington Park & Ride

A1309

Milton, (Ely), (A10), A14 Milton Park & Ride

B1049

Histon, Cottenham




Cambridge
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NCN51 • A10 • A14 • A45 • A130 • A132 (Colchester - Huntingdon) • A428 • A603 • A604 • A1120 (Cambridge) • A1131 • A1132 • A1134 • A1301 • A1303 • A1307 • A1309 • B1045 • B1046 • B1046 (Cambridge) • B1047 • B1047 (Cambridge) • B1048 (Cambridge) • B1049 • C194 (Cambridgeshire) • C195 (Cambridgeshire) • C200 (Cambridgeshire) • C201 (Cambridgeshire) • C202 (Cambridgeshire) • C213 (Cambridgeshire) • C233 (Cambridgeshire) • C234 (Cambridgeshire) • C235 (Cambridgeshire) • C237 (Cambridgeshire) • C248 (Cambridgeshire) • C279 (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire) • C280 (Cambridgeshire) • C281 (Cambridgeshire) • C286 (Cambridgeshire) • C287 (Cambridgeshire) • C289 (Cambridgeshire) • C290 (Cambridgeshire) • C291 (Cambridgeshire) • C292 (Cambridgeshire) • C294 (Cambridgeshire) • C296 (Cambridgeshire) • E15 • E24 • E28 (Birmingham - Ipswich) • E112 (Old System) • M11 • T31 (Britain) • T45 (Britain)
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