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Arden
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Location
Arden
County
Dunbartonshire
Highway Authority
Transport Scotland
Junction Type
Roundabout
Roads Joined
A82, A818

Arden Roundabout is the junction of the A82 and the A818. It is the first major junction on the A82 north of the Glasgow urban area, and (before the construction of the Crianlarich Bypass) was the last roundabout for nearly 70 miles to the Ballachulish Roundabout. The roundabout connects the A818 which crosses the hill to Helensburgh on the A814 to the A82, and is a faster if slightly less direct route from Helensburgh into Glasgow than following the A814 through Dumbarton. There is a fourth arm to the roundabout, being a local access to the Arden House estate.

The roundabout probably dates from when this section of the A82 was improved sometime in the late 1970s or early 1980s. At that time, the road to Helensburgh was a lowly B road, being the B831, however with the substantial traffic flow that the road carries it was upgraded to be the A818 on 7th January 2005. It has also acquired an off-road cycle track alongside the road, which connects with the Loch Lomond Cycle route from Dumbarton north to Tarbet, along the A82.

Routes

Route To Notes

A82

Crianlarich, Campbeltown (A83), Loch Lomond, Argyll Forest

A82

Glasgow, Erskine Bridge (A898), Loch Lomond (E), The Trossachs

A818

Helensburgh Former B831



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Features of the A82 Corridor
Route HistoryA82Great Western Road • Loch Lomond • Glen Falloch • Srathfillan • Rannoch Moor • Glencoe • Ballachulish - Fort William • Fort William - Fort Augustus • Loch Ness
Associated Routes: A805 • A829 • A876 • A8005 • B810 • B848 • B863 • B8040
CrossingsErskine Bridge • Dumbarton Bridge • Balloch Bridge • Luss Bridge • White Bridge • Ba Bridge • Kingshouse Bridge • The Study • Achnambeithach Bridge • Ballachulish Bridge • Righ Bridge • Corran Ferry • Kiachnish Bridge • Nevis Bridge • Lochybridge • Caledonian Canal Swing Bridges • Invergarry Bridge • Bridge of Oich • Fort Augustus Bridge • Invermoriston Bridge
JunctionsCharing Cross • Anniesland Cross • Kilbowie Roundabout • Old Kilpatrick • Dunglas Roundabout • Dumbarton Fork • Barloan Toll • Lomondgate Roundabout • Renton Junction • Stoneymollan Roundabout • Arden • Tarbet • Crianlarich • Tyndrum • Bridge of Orchy • Glencoe Crossroads • Ballachulish Roundabout • North Ballachulish • Corran Ferry • West End Roundabout • An Aird • Nevis Bridge • Lochybridge • Spean Bridge • Commando Memorial • Invergarry Bridge • Fort Augustus • Invermoriston • Drumnadrochit • Tomnahurich Roundabout • Telford Street Roundabout • Harbour Road Roundabout • Longman Roundabout
DestinationsGlasgow • Clydebank • Erskine Bridge • Dumbarton • Tarbet • Crianlarich • Tyndrum • Fort William • Lochybridge • Spean Bridge • Inverness