Quarry Junction (Newtimber)
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Quarry Junction is a junction on the A23 between Dale Hill Junction and Hurstpierpoint Junction. In was created in the 1990s when the A23 route was being improved to a dual carriageway for its entire length between the M23 and Brighton. Quarry Junction is one maybe the best designed GSJ on the entire length of the A23 between M23 to Brighton, however it is the least used as it only provides access to a few houses and a quarry.
The northbound slip roads use the old northbound carriageway entirely, even though it was built 30 years ago, some of the old road markings remain on these slip roads, the off slip road has two way traffic as access to a farm is gained from it. ===Southbound=== The southbound slip road is a little bit more complicated as it just runs parallel to the A23 over the bridge, with two t-junctions coming off of it, which lead to more houses and the quarry, and the other road is one way to the quarry.
Tunnel / Bridge
The tunnel under the road is a narrow two way road, with a pavement. The Bridge going over is very wide. It currently holds a shared cycle/footpath, 2 lanes northbound, a wide central reservation, 2 Lanes southbound, a verge, a wide 1 lane one way road measuring a total of 40 metres. Thats wide enough for a D5 road!
It's unclear what the future of this junction would be. In the event that the M23 would be extended to the A27 (or M27) then it wouldn't have much choice to go through the downs at Dale Hill, this means that this junction would likely be on its course and would be better suited as an upgrade rather than Dale Hill Junction and would be the terminus of the A281