- A35 road
UK road routebox
junctions= ukroadsmall|375 ukroadsmall|373 ukroadsmall|30 ukroadsmall|358 ukroadsmall|3052 ukroadsmall|3066 ukroadsmall|37 ukroadsmall|354 ukroadsmall|352 ukroadsmall|31 ukroadsmall|351 ukroadsmall|350 ukroadsmall|3049 ukroadsmall|349 ukroadsmall|338 ukroadsmall|347 ukroadsmall|3060 ukroadsmall|337 ukroadsmall|326 ukroadsmall|36 ukmotorwaysmall|271 ukroadsmall|3024 ukroadsmall|3057 ukroadsmall|33 ukroadsmall|335 ukroadsmall|27
The A35 is a
trunk roadin southern England, running from Honitonin Devon, that then passes through Dorset and terminates in Southampton, Hampshire. It originally ran from Exeter to Southampton, however the original A35 ran along what is now the A3052 and would join the present A35 at Charmouth.
Route of Road
Beginning in Honiton off the
A30 road, the A35 travels in a roughly south-easterly direction past Axminster, Charmouthand Bridport. After Bridport, there is a two-mile section of dual carriageway, before it reaches its bypass around Dorchester. After Dorchester, there is approximately eight miles of dual carriageway, including the Puddletownbypass, until it reaches its roundaboutwith the A31 roadat Bere Regis. Continuing roughly south-easterly still, it becomes dual carriageway again near Upton, before returning to a single carriageway through Pooleand Bournemouth, apart from a small section of dual carriageway on Wessex Way. Upon reaching Christchurch, there is a dual carriageway on the bypass. It then heads in a north-easterly direction through the New Forest, passing through the town of Lyndhurst where it meets the A337 road(to Lymington). It continues through Ashurst and Totton, meeting the A36 roadand M27 motorwayat grade separated junctions. It then turns north-east, acting as the western part of Southampton's ring road, with the A27 roadmaking up the eastern part. It terminates at Swaythling, on the northern outskirts of Southampton.
Within Bournemouth, it has been diverted around the Sovereign Centre of
Boscombealong Centenary Way; much of the former road is pedestrianised. The road through Poole and Bournemouth passes through suburbs.
The A35 is one of the main routes along the South Coast, and has congestion a result. To help solve this problem, sections of the A35 are in the process of being upgraded between Honiton and Bere Regis. Some of the improvements have involved the construction of new dual carriageway bypasses such as the Puddletown bypass which opened in 1999, whereas other improvements include new sections of single carriageway road, for example the straightening of the A35 between Slepe and the Upton bypass in 2004, and the extension of the 50 m.p.h. limit west of Slepe by one mile in 2007. The programme of improvements are due to be completed by September 2026.
* [http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/roadlists/f99/35.shtml SABRE page on the A35]
* [http://www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/3505.aspx Highways Agency - Exeter to Bere Regis A30/A35 improvements]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
A35 — or A 35 is a three letter acronym that may refer to:* A35 road, a major road in England * A 35 anti ballistic missile system system deployed around Moscow, currently upgraded to the A 135 system * One of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings codes… … Wikipedia
A35 autoroute — The A35 autoroute is a toll free highway in north eastern France. It is also known as the Voie Rapide du Piémont des Vosges . It connects the German border in the Rhine valley with the Swiss frontier via Strasbourg. The road forms part of… … Wikipedia
A31 road — UK road routebox road= A31 length mi= length km= direction= East Southwest start= Guildford destinations= Farnham Ringwood end= Bere Regis construction date= completion date= junctions= ukroadsmall|35 ukroadsmall|350 ukroadsmall|349… … Wikipedia
A337 road — The A337 road is a road in southern England that runs from the M27 motorway in Hampshire to Christchurch in Dorset.Route of RoadThe A337 begins at junction 1 of the M27 motorway near Cadnam. It heads south through the New Forest to the large… … Wikipedia
A36 road — UK road routebox road= A36 length mi= length km= direction= South North start= Bath destinations= Warminster end= Southampton construction date= completion date= junctions= The A36 is a trunk road and primary route in England that links the port… … Wikipedia
A38 road — A38 road … Wikipedia
A361 road — Route information Length: 195 mi (314 km) Major junctions … Wikipedia
A3055 road — Major junctions North end: Ryde … Wikipedia
A303 road — UK road routebox road= A303 image caption= A303 near Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire length mi= length km= direction= North East South West start= North Waltham destinations= Andover Salisbury Yeovil end= Newcott construction date= completion date … Wikipedia
A37 road — UK road routebox road= A37 length mi= length km= direction= South North start= Bristol destinations= Shepton Mallet Yeovil end= Dorchester construction date= completion date= junctions= The A37 is a major road in southern England. It runs north… … Wikipedia