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M54 motorway
Route information
Maintained by Highways England
Length: 23.0 mi (37.0 km)
Existed: 1975 – present
History: Constructed 1975–1983
Major junctions
East end: Essington
  Junction 10a.svg UK-Motorway-M6.svg
J10a → M6 motorway
West end: Wellington
Location
Counties: Staffordshire, Shropshire
Primary
destinations:
Wolverhampton, Telford
Road network

  • Roads in the United Kingdom
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The M54 is a motorway in the West Midlands of England. It links Telford with the West Midlands conurbation. It carries on as the A5 after Telford where it links to Shrewsbury and North Wales. The motorway is about 23 miles (37 km) long.

Junctions

M54 motorway
mile km Eastbound exits (A Carriageway) Junction Westbound exits (B Carriageway) Coordinates
0.0 0.0 Birmingham, Coventry, Walsall M6 M6 J10A
Start of motorway 52°37′44″N 2°02′52″W / 52.628869°N 2.047706°W / 52.628869; -2.047706 (M54, Start of motorway)
1.8 2.9 Cannock A460 J1 Cannock A460 52°38′23″N 2°05′14″W / 52.639860°N 2.087231°W / 52.639860; -2.087231 (M54, J1)
3.5 5.6 Wolverhampton, Stafford A449 J2 Wolverhampton A449 52°38′17″N 2°07′34″W / 52.638142°N 2.125983°W / 52.638142; -2.125983 (M54, J2)
10.9 17.6 Wolverhampton (West) A41 J3 Weston, Whitchurch A41 52°39′30″N 2°17′58″W / 52.658424°N 2.299576°W / 52.658424; -2.299576 (M54, J3)
15.7 25.3 Telford (East) A464
Kidderminster (A442)
Telford services
J4
Services
Telford (East) A464
Ironbridge (A442)
Telford Services
52°40′46″N 2°24′24″W / 52.679400°N 2.406778°W / 52.679400; -2.406778 (M54, J4)
17.7 28.5 Telford (Centre) A5 J5
Telford (Centre) B5072 52°41′00″N 2°26′55″W / 52.683381°N 2.448535°W / 52.683381; -2.448535 (M54, J5)
19.3 31.1 Telford (West) A518
Whitchurch (A449)
Ironbridge A5223
J6 Telford (West) A518 52°41′18″N 2°29′20″W / 52.688402°N 2.488790°W / 52.688402; -2.488790 (M54, J6)
21.9 35.2 Start of motorway J7
Wellington B5061 52°41′26″N 2°32′35″W / 52.690691°N 2.543035°W / 52.690691; -2.543035 (M54, J7)
Wellington B5061 Road continues as A5 to Shrewsbury
Notes
  • Distances in kilometres and carriageway identifiers are obtained from driver location signs/location marker posts. Where a junction spans several hundred metres and the data is available, both the start and finish values for the junction are shown.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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