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M40 westbound at junction 15, Sunday lunchtime
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Longbridge Island, 1953 This page contains scans from a map that is believed may be out of copyright according to UK Crown Copyright, UK Copyright Law for other maps published in the United Kingdom, or Irish Government Copyright, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
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Information sign for the Longbridge Island works
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Approaching the smaller roundabout at Longbridge Island
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Crossing the M40 on the Longbridge Bypass
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Approaching the merge with the A46 on the Longbridge Bypass
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Approaching the split for the Longbridge Bypass on the A46 southbound
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At the split for the Longbridge Bypass on the A46 southbound
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About to cross the M40 on the Longbridge Bypass approaching the Sherbourne Roundabout.
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Shortly before the Sherbourne Roundabout.
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The history of Longbridge Island - this is VERY rough and probably highly inaccurate. Can someone do it better, pretty please?
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M40 J15 new bridge carrying A46 Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 10, 2009 by Truvelo
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A46 Loingbridge Island Improvement Works

Northeasterly view travelling from Stratford on the A46 Longbridge approach showing the lane sign and view of works in the distance to build the flyover.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Mar 22, 2009 by leekman
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The A46 immediately after Longbridge Island.
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The new bridge at Longbridge in August.
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Longbridge Bypass in February 2008.
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The new bridge in July 2009.
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A46 Longbridge Junction Improvements

Northerly view on the A46 immediately beyond the new bridge roughly where the northbound layby used to be showing how the construction has progressed. 30 July 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Island M40 Junction Improvements

North easterly view travelling on the A46 Stratford approach to the island showing progress on this section. 25 August 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 25, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Island Junction Improvemements

North easterly view on the A46 approach to Longbridge from the Stratford direction showing some blacktop down for the flyover deviation just by the fruit farm. 30 July 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Island Junction Improvements

Southerly view along the A46 travelling towards Longbridge showing the works in progress. 25 July 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Junction Improvement Works

Northerly view along the A46 after joining it at Longbridge Island just before the 30mph dogleg section showing the bridgeworks in the distance. 30 July 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Island Junction Improvements

Early morning view travelling south on the A46 towards Longbridge Island showing the flyover section construction in progress. 25 July 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Island Improvements

A second view looking south along the A46 towards Longbridge from the A4189 Hampton Road overbridge showing the flyover slips and bridge in progress of construction. 13 July 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 13, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Island Improvements

Southerly view from the A4189 Hampton Road overbridge loking down the A46 towards Longbridge showing the progression of the flyover slips and laying of blacktop in the central reserve. 13 July 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 13, 2009 by leekman
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A46/M40 Longbridge Island Improvement Works

Northerly view travelling along the A46 from Longbridge Island showing the 'wiggle' sign to good effect and the works progressing in the background. The distant crane jib gives a point of reference for the earlier shots dated today. 25 June 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 29, 2009 by leekman
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A46/M40 Longbrige Island Improvement Works

Northerly view travelling off the island towards Coventry showing the distant works in progress. 25 June 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 29, 2009 by leekman
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A46/M40 Longbridge Junction Improvement Works

Northerly view travelling along the A46 from Longbridge Island towards the Little Chef. This is roughly where the firdst lay by used to be. 25 June 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 29, 2009 by leekman
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A46/M40 Longbridge Island Improvement Works

Northerly view along the A46 between Longbridge and the lay by site. The concrete mixer in front is heading for the works site for another pour. On an anoraky note, Smiths concrete who the mixer belongs to also supplied concrete for the original M40 construction from a temporary batching plant near to the Junction 14 on the unclassified Barford - Warwick road. 25 June 2009.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 29, 2009 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Island Improvement Works

Northerly view along the A46 travelling from Longbridge towards Stanks (A4189) Junction, showing the flyover construction works in progress just beyond the now closed layby. 13 May 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 13, 2009 by leekman
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A46 from A4189 overbridge

Another view from the A4189 overbridge of the A46 this time taken looking more south westerly than the prvious view. 12 November 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 12, 2008 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Junction Improvement Works

Southerly view from the sound embankment of a nearby housing estate looking towards Longbridge Island showing the A46. 12 November 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 12, 2008 by leekman
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A46 from A4189 overbridge

Southward view from the A4189 overbridge towards Longbridge of the A46 works. 12 November 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 12, 2008 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Junction Improvement Works

Another northerly view from the sound embankment with the village of Hampton Magna in the distance. 12 November 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 12, 2008 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Junction Improvement Works

Westerly view from the sound embankment of a nearby housing estate showing works in progress. 12 November 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 12, 2008 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Junction Improvement Works

Southerly view from the sound embankment of a nearby housing estate of the works with much water from the rains shining in the distance! 12 November 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 12, 2008 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Junction Improvement Works

Northward view from the sound embankment of a nearby housing estate along the A46 with Hampton Magna in the distance. 12 November 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 12, 2008 by leekman
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A46 Longbridge Lane Markings And Signs

North east view of the lane markings and signs on the immediate approach to Longbridge on a wet day on the A46 travelling from the Stratford direction. May 29 2007 Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 05, 2007 by leekman



The layout of this junction has changed since the 2009/10 work to build a direct A46 flyover - C2r
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Longbridge Island Direction Sign

Direction sign for Longbridge island on the A46 travelling north east approaching from the Stratford direction, with the junction markings from the B4463 just visible on the left. There has been much activity in the field to the left some time ago with bore holes etc in connection with the junction improvemnt works. May 29 2007

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 05, 2007 by leekman
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M40 Motorway, Heading West. Junction 15, One Mile To Go
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The newly realigned road leaving Longbridge Island to the north.
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The northbound offslip at M40 J15.
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The preferred layout for Longbridge Island from 1970 as part of early plans for the M40 extension from Oxford to Birmingham.
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Alternative layouts for Longbridge Island from an 1970 study into the M40 extension to Birmingham. Most of these contain auxiliary roundabouts which was found to offer no advantages over the preferred layout and required additional land take.

 

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