A43 autoroute

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A43 autoroute
Autoroute de la Maurienne
Route information
Part of E70
Maintained by AREA/SFTRF
Length: 208 km (129 mi)
Existed: 1973 – present
Major junctions
West end: Lyon
East end: Tunnel du Fréjus
Highway system
Autoroutes of France

The A43 autoroute, also known as l'autoroute de la Maurienne, is a motorway in France. Travelling through the French Alps, the road connects the city of Lyon with the Tunnel du Fréjus, near Modane, which passes over the Italian border towards Turin. The autoroute opened in phases as it was constructed between the years 1973 and 1998.

Characteristics[edit]

  • 2x2 lanes
  • 2x3 lanes between the Boulevard Périphérique in Lyon, the A46 and the A48 (34 km)
  • 2x4 lanes between the A46 and the A432 (7 km)
  • 4+3 lanes between the A432 and the Péage of Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (7 km)
  • 208 km long
  • Service areas

History[edit]

Junctions[edit]

  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgLyon-Avenue Jean Mermoz Autoroute commences in Lyon City Centre.
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg01 (Boulevard Pinel) Towns served: Lyon
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-N383 (Boulevard périphérique) Towns served: Lyon
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg02a (Bron Parilly) Towns served: Lyon
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg02 (Bron Rebufert) Towns served: Lyon
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg03 (Porte des Alpes) Towns served: Lyon
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg04 (Le parc technologique-Bron Aviation) Towns served: Lyon
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-N346-A46 Junction with N346 to Paris and A46 autoroute to Marseille
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: St-Priest/Manissieux
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-A43 Junction with A432 autoroute to Aéroport Lyon St-Exupéry and Strasbourg
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg05 (L'Isle-d'Abeau Chesnes-Heyrieux) Towns served:Heyrieux
  • Péage.png Péage de Lyon St Quentin Fallavier
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg06 (Villefontaine-La Verpillière) Towns served: Villefontaine
    • Aire d'autoroute - station essence.png Service Area: L'Isle-d'Abeau
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg07 (L'Isle-d'Abeau centre) Towns served: L'Isle-d'Abeau
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg08 (Bourgoin-Jallieu) Towns served: Bourgoin
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Le Vernay/Coiranne
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-A48 Junction with A48 autoroute to Grenoble and Marseille
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg09 (La Tour-du-Pin) Towns served: La Tour-du-Pin
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Les Marouettes/Les Sitelles
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg10 (Chimilin-Les Abrets) Towns served: Chimilin-Les Abrets
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Romagnieu/Le Guiers
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg11 (Belmont-Tramonet-St-Genix-sur-Guiers) Towns served: Belmont-Tramonet
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Le Lavaret/L'Omble
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg12 (Lac d'Aiguebelette) Towns served: Lac d'Aiguebelette
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-A41 Junction with A41 autoroute to Annecy
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg12a (Chambéry-nord) Towns served: Chambéry
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-N201 The autoroute becomes the N201 through Chambéry
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange N201-A43 The autoroute re-commences
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg20 (St-Baldoph-Challes-les-Eaux) Towns served: St-Baldoph-Challes-les-Eaux
    • Aire d'autoroute - station essence.png Service Area: Le Granier/L'Abis'
  • Péage.pngPéage de Chignin
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg21 (Chignin-Les Marches) Towns served: Chignin-Les Marches
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-A41 Junction with the A41 autoroute to Grenoble
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg22 (Montmélian) Towns served: Montmélian
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Val Gelon/L'Arcluzaz
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg23 (St Pierre-d'Albigny) Towns served: St Pierre-d'Albigny
  • Sinnbild Autobahnkreuz.svgExchange A43-A430 Junction with the A430 autoroute to Albertville.
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg24 (Aiton) Towns served: Aiton
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: St Pierre-de-Belleville (southbound)
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg25 (Epierre) Towns served: Epierre
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: St-Léger (northbound)
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg26 (La Chambre) Towns served: La Chambre
    • Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Ste-Marie-de-Cuines/St-Avre
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg27 (Hermillon-St-Jean-de-Maurienne) Towns served: St Jean-de-Maurienne
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg28 (St Julien-Montdenis-St Jean-de-Maurienne) Towns served: St Jean-de-Maurienne
    • Aire d'autoroute - station essence.png Service Area: St Julien-Montdenis (northbound)
    • Aire d'autoroute - station essence.png Service Area: 'Rieu Sec (Petrol only) (southbound)
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg29 (St Michel-de-Maurienne) Towns served: St Michel-de-Maurienne
  • Péage.png Péage de St Michel-de-Maurienne
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg29 (St Michel-de-Maurienne) Towns served: St Michel-de-Maurienne
  • Autoroute becomes single lane.
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg30 (Le Freney-Modane) Towns served: Le Freney-Modane
  • Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg31 (Valfréjus) Towns served: Valfréjus
  • Péage.png Péage Toll booths for the Tunnel du Fréjus
  • Road enters tunnel re-emerging as the Autostrada A32 in Flag of Italy.svg Italy towards Turin.

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