Saturday, January 24, 2015

Where is it ? No. 35



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I was trying to make up my mind whether to blog the above intersection and give out stink about all that was wrong with it, when the idea occurred to me to include it in the Where is it series instead. So I anonymised it and included it above.

It's not really a difficult one and when it's solved I'll turn this into a slightly longer blog post.

Answers in comments below please.

Update

Well, as I said in the comment below, that didn't last long. Correct solution from @Wayupnorth.


It's the M1/M50 intersection with the M50 continuation (R 139) going off to the right towards Coolock/Clare Hall.

An unholy mess, if ever there was one.

For example, consider the complication in coming from airport heading south, via M1, and exiting via M50 extension (R139) for Malahide.

You enter M1 from airport in the leftmost lane. You then have to quickly wiggle your way into the CENTRE lane for the Malahide exit, despite the fact that you are actually turning left. When this first came in I ended up twice going west/south on the M50. Hair raising stuff.

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4 comments:

Will Knott said...

It used to be the Red Cow Roundabout, now its the Red Cow Interchange.

I remember the morning it first opened, without traffic lights; it INCREASED commute time by 2 hours. Dublin Bus altered every route to accommodate the delays the roundabout caused.

Traffic lights were the initial solution, but it didn't hemp much. The mess of roads around it actually do fix the mess.

Will Knott said...

sorry, help not hemp.

Póló said...

Hi Will

Good try but fraid not.

Póló said...

Well, that didn't last long, as I expected.

Solution from @Wayupnorth

It's the M1/M50 intersection with the M50 continuation (R 139) going off to the right towards Coolock/Clare Hall.

An unholy mess, if ever there was one.