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PHR - 11/3005/07

The M74 study: longitudinal follow-up of the health effects of a new urban motorway

Project title: The M74 study: longitudinal follow-up of the health effects of a new urban motorway

Call to action: 11/3005 11/3005 PHR Researcher Led - October 2011

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Dr David OgilvieORCID logo

Lead Author: Dr David OgilvieORCID logo

Contractor: University of Cambridge

Cost: £692,282.71

Co-investigators: Associate Professor David HumphreysORCID logo, Dr Shannon SahlqvistORCID logo, Ms Fiona CrawfordORCID logo, Professor Andrew JonesORCID logo, Professor Lyndal BondORCID logo, Professor Nanette MutrieORCID logo, Professor Richard MitchellORCID logo, Professor Shona HiltonORCID logo, Professor Simon GriffinORCID logo.

Started: January 2013 | Status: Published April 2017

This study identified unevenly distributed benefits and harms resulting from the M74 extension, and some of its projected overall benefits (in cycling, walking and road safety) were not observed.

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