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Western Orbital road back on the agenda for West Midlands

INFRASTRUCTURE

Andrew Forster
25 May 2018
Schematic map by Midlands Connect, showing proposed road improvements in the West Midlands, including the Western Strategic Route (blue solid line) and A46 upgrading (green)
Schematic map by Midlands Connect, showing proposed road improvements in the West Midlands, including the Western Strategic Route (blue solid line) and A46 upgrading (green)

 

The economic case for a new motorway around the west side of the West Midlands conurbation is being explored by pan-Midlands transport body Midlands Connect.  

An illustrative map prepared by Midlands Connect shows the  ‘Western Strategic Route’, described as a motorway, connecting junction 4a of the M5 near Bromsgrove, south-west of the conurbation, with junction 2 of the M54 and junction 11 of the M6, both to the north of Wolverhampton. Intersections are shown with the...

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