A50 J1 Sawley Junction

Route

A50

Junction number

1

Markerpost

74.4

Name

Sawley Junction

Terminus

Not a terminus

Other routes

B6540, B5010

Authority

National Highways

Restricted turns

Full access

Services

No services

Layout and signage

Long Eaton
B6540
Castle Donington
  B6540

B5010
      Long Eaton
B6540
Castle Donington

Lane configuration

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  • Lane 1 continues, with option to exit.
  • Lane 2 continues ahead.
  • Lane 3 continues ahead.

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  • Lane 1 continues, with option to exit.
  • Lane 2 continues ahead.
  • Lane 3 continues ahead.

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Published22 April 2017

Last updated14 May 2022