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Encyclopedia > A53 road

The A53 is a route on the UK highway network that runs from Shrewsbury, in the English county of Shropshire, to Buxton, in the English county of Derbyshire. It passes Market Drayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stoke-on-Trent and Leek on its way from the flat plains of North Shropshire to the rugged hills of the Pennines.

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Agenda Item number 21. For Meeting On 2104/30/1998 (583 words)
The existing junction with the A53 is proposed to be permanently closed to vehicular traffic and the road would become a cul-de-sac but connected to the diverted Longslow Road.
The introduction of a weight limit of 7.5 tonnes is proposed between the A53 road junction and the Alexandra Road junction, to reduce the impact of any HGVs using this route into the town centre.
The combination of road closure, weight restriction and speed limit amendments are necessary traffic regulations to achieve a safe and pleasant living environment for the residents of the new homes.
BBC NEWS | England | Staffordshire | Two more die on A53 danger road (203 words)
One was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash late on Saturday night on Leek Road, in Endon.
The names of the victims, who are thought to be in their 20s and from the Stoke-on-Trent area, are due to be released on Monday after their families have been informed, said the force.
The A53 in the Leek area has been listed by the AA as one of the most dangerous roads in England.
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