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Dear Highways England Company Limited,

I have been sent an NIP for doing 60mph when the variable speed limit was said to be set at 50mph. This was at 16.40 on 7.4.21 between junctions 26 and 27 of the M62 Eastbound.

Please can you advise me of what time the 50mph was put into place around that time please and what time it was put back to regular national speed limit.

Yours faithfully,

Amy

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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Dear Amy

 

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At the time of your journey signal 2050A between junctions 26 and 27 of
the M62 was set to show a 50mph speed limit. Accompanying message signs
carried a warning of ‘Accident’. This had been in place since 16:26.

 

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From: Amy [mailto:[FOI #745868 email]]
Sent: 11 April 2021 19:04
To: Main Inbox <[Highways England request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Variable speed limits

 

Dear Highways England Company Limited,

I have been sent an NIP for doing 60mph when the variable speed limit was
said to be set at 50mph. This was at 16.40 on 7.4.21 between junctions 26
and 27 of the M62 Eastbound.

Please can you advise me of what time the 50mph was put into place around
that time please and what time it was put back to regular national speed
limit.

Yours faithfully,

Amy

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