A79 motorway (Netherlands)

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Location of the A79 motorway.

The A79 motorway is a motorway in the Netherlands. It is located entirely in the Dutch province of Limburg.


The road is 17 kilometer in length and two lanes each way in its entirety. The A79 motorway connects A2 motorway at the interchange Kruisdonk with Valkenburg, the A76 motorway at interchange Kunderberg, and the city of Heerlen.

Interchange Kruisdonk can only be used by traffic between the A79 and the southern part of the A2. Traffic from/towards the northern part of the A2 has to use local roads.

No European routes follow the A79 motorway.

Exit list[edit]

The entire route is in Limburg Province.

Municipality km mi Exit Name Destinations Notes
Meerssen 0 0.0 Interchange Kruisdonk E 25 / A2 No entrance or exit from southward A2 / E 25
1 0.62 1 Bunde Ambyerweg No westbound entrance
4 2.5 2 Meerssen Provinciale Weg Vroenhof / Houthemerweg / Eigenweg / Meerssenderweg / Vroenhofweg / Eijsendaalweg
Valkenburg aan de Geul 6 3.7 3 Valkenburg Breedenweg / Beekstraat / De Valkenberg
Nuth 9 5.6 4 Hulsberg N298 north (Hulsbergerweg) / Emmaberg
Voerendaal 11 6.8 5 Klimmen Klimmenerweg / Waakheuvelsweg / Kalfshofweg Eastbound exit and westbound entrance only
13 8.1 Steinweg / Barrierweg Westbound exit and eastbound entrance only
14 8.7 6 Voerendaal Valkenburgerweg Eastbound exit and westbound entrance only
17 11 Kunderberg / Welterweg Westbound exit and eastbound entrance only
Heerlen 17 11 Interchange Kunderberg E 314 / A76
18 11 7 Heerlen-Centrum Welterlaan / John F. Kennedylaan Westbound entrance and eastbound exit only
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

External links[edit]

Media related to Rijksweg 79 at Wikimedia Commons