A27 motorway (Netherlands)

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A27 motorway
Rijksweg 27
Motorways in the Netherlands with the Rijksweg 27 part in bold
Route information
Part of E 312 / E 311 / E 30
Maintained by Rijkswaterstaat[1]
Major junctions
South end: E 19 / E 312 / A16 / A58 near Breda
 
North end: A6 in Almere
Location
Provinces: North Brabant, South Holland, Utrecht, North Holland, Flevoland
Highway system
A22 A28

The A27 motorway is a motorway in the Netherlands. It is approximately 109 kilometers in length.

The A27 is located in the Dutch provinces North Brabant, South Holland, Utrecht, North Holland, and Flevoland. It connects the city of Breda with the Almere. On its way, it passes the cities of Gorinchem, Utrecht and Hilversum.

Reference to A58 and A27 on the A16.
The A27 near Hilversum.

Route description[edit]

'Shared section' with A58 motorway[edit]

Although not officially a part of the Rijksweg 27, the section of the A58 motorway between interchanges Galder and Sint-Annabosch is also being referred to as A27, next to the road's official reference number A58.

Technically this situation is incorrect, since the A27's official start is only at interchange Sint-Annabosch. However, the reference A27 has probably been added to the road signs to help traffic coming from Antwerp in finding their way from the A16 / E19 towards the A27.

European routes[edit]

No major European routes follow the A27 motorway. The only one to follow it, is the E311 road between interchange Sint-Annabosch near Breda and interchange Lunetten near Utrecht. This section of the A27 immediately comprises the entire E311 road, since it does not follow any other roads.

Besides, the 'shared section' with the A58 is part of the European route E312.

History[edit]

The northernmost section, connecting the town of Huizen with Almere, has been opened in 1999.

Exit list[edit]

Province Municipality km mi Exit Destinations Notes
North Brabant Breda E 19 / E 312 / A16 / A58 West end of A58 and E 312 overlap
14 N639 southeast (Chaamsebaan) / Chaamsebaan
E 311 / E 312 / A58 East end of A58 and E 312 overlap; south end of E 311 overlap
15 Franklin Rooseveltlaan
16 N282 east (Tilburgseweg) / Tilburgseweg
Oosterhout 17 N631 southeast (Vijf Eikenweg) / Europaweg
18 Wilhelminakanaal Noord Northbound entrance and southbound exit only
19 N629 southeast (Ekelstraat) / Bovensteweg
Geertruidenberg A59
20 Maasdijk / Keizersveer
Werkendam 21 N283 east (Provincialeweg) / Provincialeweg / Keizer Napoleonweg / Keizersveer / Kurenpolderweg
22 N322 east (Zevenbanseweg / Doornseweg) / Zevenbanseweg / Doornseweg
23 Tol
South Holland Gorinchem 24 Nieuwe Wolpherensedijk
E 31 / A15
Giessenlanden 25 N214 west / Zijlkade / Parallelweg
Zederik 26 Lakerveld
Utrecht Vianen E 25 / A2
27 Hagenweg / Ingenieur D.S. Tuijnmanweg
Nieuwegein 28 Waterliniedok / De Kroon
Houten 29 De Staart
Utrecht E 30 / E 35 / E 311 south / A12 North end of E 311 overlap; south end of E 30 overlap
E 30 / A28 North end of E 30 overlap
30 Blitse Rading
31 N230 northwest
De Bilt 32 N234 east (Nieuwe Weteringseweg) / N417 northeast (Koningin Wilhelminaweg)
North Holland Hilversum 33 Diependaalselaan / Oostereind
Utrecht Eemnes E 231 / A1
34 Verlegde Laarderweg / Zuidersingel
North Holland–Utrecht
province line
Huizen 35 Randweg Oost / Stichtseweg
Flevoland Almere 36 N305 (Gooiseweg / Waterlandseweg)
37 N706 (Vogelweg)
A6
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wegbeheerders". Rijkswaterstaat. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 

External links[edit]

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