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The M62 Motorway (Junctions 25 to 30) (Actively Managed Hard Shoulder and Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2012

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Regulation 4(2)(a)

SCHEDULE 2SPECIFIED ROADS

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1.  The specified roads are—

(a)the eastbound carriageway of the M62 from junction 25 to junction 30 beginning at a point 50 metres after marker post 95/5 and 50 metres before marker post 95/6, and ending at a point 30 metres after marker post 120/3 and 70 metres before marker post 120/4;

(b)the carriageways of the eastbound slip roads;

(c)the carriageways of the eastbound interchange link roads;

(d)the westbound carriageway of the M62 from junction 30 to junction 25 beginning at a point 30 metres after marker post 120/6 and 70 metres before marker post 120/7, and ending at a point 60 metres after marker post 95/6 and 40 metres before marker post 95/7;

(e)the carriageways of the westbound slip roads; and

(f)the carriageways of the westbound interchange link roads.

2.  Any reference in this Schedule to—

(a)the letter “M” followed by a number is a reference to the motorway known by that name; and

(b)the letter “A” followed by a number is a reference to the road known by that name.

3.  In this Schedule—

“J slip road” means a road for exiting the eastbound carriageway of the M62 at a junction;

“K slip road” means a road for entering the eastbound carriageway of the M62 at a junction;

“L slip road” means a road for exiting the westbound carriageway of the M62 at a junction;

“M slip road” means a road for entering the westbound carriageway of the M62 at a junction;

“W slip road” means a westbound interchange link road joining another road at a junction;

“eastbound interchange link roads” is a reference to the lengths of carriageway mentioned in paragraph 4;

“westbound interchange link roads” is a reference to the lengths of carriageway mentioned in paragraph 6;

“eastbound slip roads” is a reference to the lengths of road specified in paragraph 5;

“westbound slip roads” is a reference to the lengths of road specified in paragraph 7; and

“zone sign” means a sign authorised by the Secretary of State under section 64 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1) for the purpose of indicating that vehicles are entering, have entered or are exiting a specified road.

4.  The eastbound interchange link roads are—

(a)the link road connecting the M62 with the M606 leading to the M606 northbound commencing where it diverges from the M62 eastbound, in the vicinity of junction 26, and ending at the zone sign; and

(b)the link road connecting the M62 with the M1, in the vicinity of junction 29, leading to the M1 northbound commencing where it diverges from the M62 eastbound and ending at the zone sign.

5.  The eastbound slip roads are—

(a)in the vicinity of junction 25 of the M62 the K slip road from the A644 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 eastbound;

(b)in the vicinity of junction 26 of the M62—

(i)the J slip road commencing where it diverges from the M62 eastbound and ending at the zone sign; and

(ii)the K slip road leading from the A58 and the M606 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 eastbound;

(c)in the vicinity of junction 27 of the M62—

(i)the J slip road leading to the A62 and the M621 commencing where it diverges from the M62 eastbound and ending at the zone sign; and

(ii)the K slip road from the A62 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 eastbound;

(d)in the vicinity of junction 28 of the M62—

(i)the J slip road leading to the A653 commencing where it diverges from the M62 eastbound and ending at the zone sign; and

(ii)the K slip road from the A653 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 eastbound;

(e)in the vicinity of junction 29 of the M62—

(i)the J slip road leading to the M1 commencing where it diverges from the M62 eastbound and ending at the zone sign; and

(ii)the K slip road from the M1 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 eastbound; and

(f)in the vicinity of junction 30 of the M62, the J slip road leading to the A642 commencing where it diverges from the M62 eastbound and ending at the zone sign.

6.  The westbound interchange link roads are—

(a)the link road connecting the M606 with the M62, within junction 26, leading from the M606 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 westbound;

(b)the link road from the M621, in the vicinity of junction 27, commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 westbound; and

(c)the link road connecting the M1 with the M62, in the vicinity of junction 29, leading from the M1 southbound carriageway at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M62 westbound.

7.  The westbound slip roads are—

(a)in the vicinity of junction 25 of the M62, the L slip road leading to the A644 commencing where it diverges from the M62 westbound and ending at the zone sign;

(b)in the vicinity of junction 26 of the M62—

(i)the W slip road from the A58 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with M606 link road identified in paragraph 6(a); and

(ii)the L slip road leading to the A58 commencing where it diverges from the M62 westbound and ending at the zone sign;

(c)in the vicinity of junction 27 of the M62—

(i)the W slip road connecting to the A62 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with the M621 link road identified in paragraph 6(b); and

(ii)the L slip road leading to the A62 commencing where it diverges from the M62 westbound and ending at the zone sign;

(d)in the vicinity of junction 28 of the M62—

(i)the L slip road leading to the A653 commencing where it diverges from the M62 westbound and ending at the zone sign; and

(ii)the M slip road from the A653 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with M62 westbound;

(e)in the vicinity of junction 29 of the M62—

(i)the M slip road from the M1 northbound commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with M62 westbound; and

(ii)the L slip road leading to the M1 commencing where it diverges from the M62 westbound and ending at the zone sign;

(f)in the vicinity of junction 30 of the M62—

(i)the M slip road from the A642 commencing at the zone sign and ending where it merges with M62 westbound; and

(ii)the L slip road leading to the A642 commencing where it diverges from the M62 westbound and ending at the zone sign.

(1)

1984. c. 27. There are amendments to section 64 but none of these is relevant.

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