A48 autoroute

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A48 autoroute
Autoroute du Dauphiné
Route information
Part of E 711
Length52.5 km (32.6 mi)
Existed1968–present
Major junctions
South endA43
North endGrenoble
Highway system
Autoroutes of France

The A48 autoroute, also known as l'autoroute du Dauphiné, is a motorway in France connecting the A43 with the city of Grenoble.

An extension north to Ambérieu is proposed in the medium term.[citation needed]

Characteristics[edit]

  • 2x2 lanes
  • 2x3 lanes between the A49 and A480 autoroutes (10 km)
  • 97 km long
  • Service areas

History[edit]

  • 1968: The first toll free section opened between the Bastille (Grenoble northern edge) and Voreppe as part of the preparations for the Winter Olympics held in the city and surrounding area.
  • 1975: Opening of the toll section between Voreppe and the A43 managed by AREA.

Junctions[edit]

Exit/Junction Destination
  Exchange A48-A43 A 43 to Lyon/Chambéry
Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Burcin
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 9  (Le Grand-Lemps) Towns served: Rives
Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Réaumont
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 10  (Champfeuillet) Towns served: Voiron
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 11  (Voiron-Moirans) Towns served: Voiron
Exchange A49-A48 A 49 to Valence
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 12  (Veurey) Towns served: Voreppe
Péage.png Péage de Voreppe
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 13  (Voreppe) Towns served: Voreppe
Aire de pique-nique.png Rest Area: Voreppe/L'Isle Rose
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 14  (Saint-Egreve) Towns served: Saint-Egreve
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 15  (ZI Saint-Egreve-ZI/Saint-Martin-the-Vinoux) Towns served: Grenoble
Exchange A48-A480 A 480 to Sisteron and Gap via A 51
Sinnbild Autobahnausfahrt.svg 16  (Europôle-Polygon Scientific Grenoble) Towns served: Grenoble

Places of interest[edit]

The following list indexes towns and places of interest that can be visited from the motorway:

Future[edit]

There are proposals to extend the autoroute north from Bourgoin-Jallieu to Ambérieu-in-Bugey and connecting to the A42 autoroute.[citation needed]

External links[edit]

Route map:

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