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Moxley Junction

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Moxley Junction
Location Map
Holyhead Road Bridge - Walsall Canal - Geograph - 906336.jpg
Holyhead Road bridge, forming the southern half of the circulatory carriageway above the canal
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Location
Darlaston
County
Staffordshire
Highway Authority
Walsall MBC
Junction Type
signalised extended roundabout
Roads Joined
A41 / A4038 / A4444

Moxley Junction is a modified roundabout junction located to the southeast of Wolverhampton. It was constructed in the early 1990s along with the Black Country Spine Road improvements along the A41 corridor between Wolverhampton and West Bromwich.

It replaced a former fork junction between A41 and A4038 which had Moxley War Memorial at its focal point. With the addition of the modified roundabout, the War Memorial is now barely visible.

It also features a canal running underneath the roundabout, and the two bridges that once featured as part of the fork, Darlaston Road Bridge and Holyhead Road Bridge are now part of the circulatory carriageway.


History

Original design for Moxley Junction
When the Black Country Spine Road was planned in the late 1980s it was to be built on a new alignment with grade separated junctions throughout. Unfortunately poor ground conditions and rising construction costs pushed up the price of the road and economies had to be found. The area around Moxley bears testament to the scaled back road that was eventually built to bring the scheme within an acceptable budget. Firstly, the new build alignment between Moxley and Wednesbury was abandoned in favour of dualling the existing A41 Holyhead Road and secondly, all the proposed grade separated junctions became flat roundabouts.

Routes

Route To Notes

A41

W'hampton, Bilston, Moxley

A41

Wednesbury, Birmingham, W. Bromwich (M5)

A4444

(M6), Walsall, Dudley

A4038

Darlaston



Moxley Junction
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Black Country Spine Road Original.jpgDarlaston Road Bridge - Walsall Canal - Geograph - 906335.jpgHolyhead Road Bridge - Walsall Canal - Geograph - 906336.jpgMoxley Junction Original.png
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