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Ballachulish Roundabout

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Ballachulish Roundabout
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nr the Ballachulish Bridge
Highway Authority
Transport Scotland
Junction Type
Roads Joined
A82, A828

The Ballachulish Roundabout lies on the shores of Loch Leven a couple of miles west of the village of Ballachulish. It was constructed in 1975 to connect the old road (then the A828) with the new Ballachulish Bridge. Upon completion, the A82 was re-routed away from Kinlochleven to cross the bridge, with the A828 being foreshortened to the roundabout.

The roundabout, and part of the new road built to the bridge, were built on the old Ballachulish Branch of the Caledonian / Callander & Oban Railway. The old road to the ferry ran closer to the shore, in front of Craiglinnhe House, and is now just a private drive for the house.

The roundabout catches out many unwary drivers who are new to the area, as approaching from the east you turn right for Oban, which is actually to the south, while keeping straight on for Fort William to the north! This is easily explained as the A828, Oban Road passes under the bridge which the A82 Fort road crosses.


Route To Notes


An Gearasdan/Fort William


A' Chrìon Làraich/Crianlarich, Glencoe Village


An t-Òban/Oban (A85) Argyll Coastal Route
4.2m/13'9" height limit

Ballachulish Roundabout
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

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