A428 road


A428 road

The A428 road is a major road in central and eastern England. It connects the cities of Coventry and Cambridge by way of the county towns of Northampton and Bedford.

Route

From west to east:
*Coventry
*Binley
*A46 Coventry Eastern Bypass
*Binley Woods
*Brandon
*Bretford where it connects with the Fosse Way to cross the Warwickshire Avon
*Church Lawford
*New Bilton
*Rugby
*Hillmorton
*M1 junction 18
*Crick (bypassed)
*West Haddon (bypassed)
*Harlestone
*New Duston
*Northampton
*Little Houghton (the two-mile £1.4m bypass opened in December 1979)
*Brafield-on-the-Green
*Yardley Hastings
*Lavendon
*Cold Brayfield
*Turvey
*Bromham (the two-mile £4.8m bypass opened in September 1986)
*Biddenham
*Bedford
*east of Bedford there is a concurrency with the A421, bypassing Great Barford and Roxton (bypass opened on August 24 2006), then the dual-carriageway A1 bypassing Wyboston north of which it regains its identity striking east from the A1
*The three-mile St Neots bypass opened in December 1985 as the A45.
*Croxton
*Eltisley
*Caxton Gibbet: A two-lane dual carriageway opened in May 2007 after widening works started by the [http://www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/4545.aspx Highways Agency] in August 2005, linking this point to a grade-separated junction at Hardwick (about 8 km further east).
*Cambourne: Bypassed by a 2 km stretch of dual carriageway opened in May 2003.
*Hardwick: A grade-separated junction leading to Hardwick, Caldecote and Scotland Road to Dry Drayton.
*Madingley interchange, where traffic for Cambridge City Centre takes the A1303, crossing the M11 at junction 13
*Girton interchange (no exit eastbound), where traffic joins first from the M11 junction 14 and then from the trunk A14 road junction 31; the A428 then ends, merging into the A14

References

* [http://maps.google.co.uk/ Google Maps]
* [http://www.uk.map24.com/ Map24]


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