50px-UK motorway M18 The M18 goes from the M1 J32 near Thurcroft near Rotherham to join the M62 at East Cowick (a few miles south-west of Goole).

Junctions and service areasEdit

M18 Motorway
North Side Junction South Side
Start of Motorway
M1: The North, Sheffield,Rotherham
M1, The SOUTH, Nottingham
M1, Junction 32
End of Motorway Join M1
A631: Rotherham, J1 A631: Bramley/Hellaby
A1(M): The NORTH, Doncaster J2 (Grade Separated)
Wadworth Interchange
A1(M): The SOUTH, Retford
A6182: Doncaster J3 No Road (Proposed Doncaster Airport Link)
A630: Doncaster (North) J4 A630: Hatfield, Thorne
Doncaster Airport
To M180 only
No Road
Doncaster North service area
M180: Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Humberside Airport
A614: Selby, Thorne J6 A614: Hatfield, Thorne
M62: Leeds, Manchester (East) J7 M62: Hull, Goole, (West)
End of Motorway JoinM62

From the M1 the road climbs up past the Hellaby industrial estate at Junction 2 and then on up to the summit in a cutting, then drops down a long descent to the Junction 3 with the A1(M). The Junction with the A1(M) has the M18 on a Viaduct over the A1, with the Interchange between them. From here the road drops down to Dual 2 lane standard.

The section from J4 to J5 is built on a low Embankment that floats on the soft former marsh land, with the road undulating up and down. There are several large distribution depots built along this section of road.

The Road crosses the River Ouse on a Steep Viaduct, to give clearance as the river is navigable up stream as far as ?. The road then drops down to merge with the M62.

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