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Broxden Roundabout

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Broxden Roundabout
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Location
Broxden
County
Perthshire
Highway Authority
Transport Scotland
Junction Type
Roundabout
Roads Joined
(M90), A9, A93
Aerial view from the south

The Broxden Roundabout, junction 12 (formerly junction 11) of the M90, is the northern most motorway junction in the British Isles. Lying on the western fringe of Perth, it is one of the areas busiest and most important junctions, with large volumes of turning traffic. The A9 TOTSOs here on its journey north to Inverness and the far north of Scotland. Going south, it is signed for Stirling and Glasgow while the A93 takes the A9's old route though Perth. The M90 spur meanwhile takes traffic to Dundee, Aberdeen or Edinburgh. As the meeting place of three dual carriageways, it should be no surprise that three of the arms have three lanes to separate turning traffic. The surprise is that the M90 only has two. The third lane on the A93 is a segregated left turn filter lane onto the motorway. The roundabout itself has spiralled lane markings, giving three lanes around most of the junction.

The junction is widely considered to be a poor design for such a busy junction, and there are regular queues at peak times. It has also had problems over the years from flooding and the unusual camber of some of the approaches and exits has caused problems for larger vehicles. Over the years, there has been a lot of discussion regarding at least partially grade separating the junction, but there is no obvious single movement which could be provided with a flyover, as turning traffic between the three dualled arms is roughly equal, with lesser volumes using the A93. As a result, the only real option is a large and expensive three-way junction between the M90 and A9, with the A93 fitted in as well as can be managed. The growth of development to the east of the junction has further limited the options, and it now seems unlikely that the junction will ever be grade separated.

Broxden services, the most northerly Motorway Services in the UK, lie immediately to the south east of the junction, accessed from the A93.

Strip Maps

Routes

Route To Notes

M90

Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee, Braemar, Blairgowrie, Cu. Angus

A9

Stirling, Glasgow

A9

Inverness, Industrial Estate, Football Stadium, Crianlarich (A85)

A93

Perth City Centre, Broxden Business Park, Broxden services


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Broxden Roundabout
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Related Pictures
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Other nearby junctions
Perth
Junctions on the A9
Falkirk to DunblaneCadgers Brae Roundabout  • Icehouse Brae Roundabout  • Bog Roundabout  • Westfield Roundabout  • Etna Road Roundabout  • Abbots Road Roundabout  • Abbotsford Park Roundabout  • Mungalend Roundabout  • Merchiston Roundabout  • Rosebank Roundabout  • Camelon Roundabout  • Glenbervie Interchange  • Greencornhills Roundabout  • St Ninians Roundabout  • Linden Ave Roundabout • Craigs Roundabout • Customs Roundabout  • Causewayhead Roundabout  • Airthrey Roundabout  • Wallace Roundabout
Dunblane to PerthKeir Roundabout  • Dunblane West  • Dunblane North  • Greenloaning  • Loaninghead  • Auchterarder  • Aberuthven  • Dunning  • Broxden Roundabout • St. Johnstone Interchange • Inveralmond Roundabout
Perth to AviemoreLuncarty Bridge • Bankfoot • Little Dunkeld Junctions  • Ballinluig Junction • Moulinearn • Pitlochry South • Pitlochry North • Bruar  • Calvine • Trinafour • Wade Bridge Junction • Ralia  • Kingussie Interchange
Aviemore to ToreLynwilg  • Granish • Carrbridge • Tomatin • Milton of Leys  • Inshes  • Raigmore Interchange • Longman Roundabout  • North Kessock  • Munlochy  • Tore Roundabout
Tore to ThursoDuncanston Crossroads  • Ardullie Roundabout • Evanton • Struie • Dalmore • Kildary  • Nigg Roundabout  • Tain • Glenmorangie • Meikle Ferry Roundabout • Clashmore • Evelix • The Mound • Helmsdale • Latheron • Mybster Crossroads • Georgemas  • Thurso
Junctions on the A90 and M90
A90 (South section)West End • Blackhall • Quality St. • Clermiston Junction • Drumbrae • Barnton • New Burnshot • Scotstoun • Queensferry • Echline • Ferrytoll
M90Kirkliston • 1 Scotstoun • 1A Queensferry • 1B Ferrytoll • 1C Admiralty • 2 Masterton • 2A Halbeath • 3 Halbeath • 4 Kelty • 5 Gairneybridge • 6 Kinross • 7 Hilton • 8 Arlary • 9 Muirmont • 10 Craigend • 11 Barnhill / 12 Broxden Roundabout
A90 (North section)Barnhill • Kinfauns • Glencarse • Glendoick • Inchmichael • Inchture • Longforgan • Swallow Roundabout • Myrekirk • Coupar Angus • Strathmartine Road • Old Glamis Road • Forfar Road Crossroads • Claverhouse • Emmock Roundabout • Petterden • Gateside • Kinettles Road End • Lochlands • Glamis • Kirriemuir • Quilkoe Junction • Tannadice • St Anne's • Keithock • Stracathro • Laurencekirk Riding School • Laurencekirk North • Fordoun • Dunnottar • Spurryhillock • Stonehaven • Cleanhill • Deeside • Kingswells South • Kingswells North • Craibstone • Goval • Blackdog • Balmedie • Rashiereive • Tipperty Junction • Ellon Roundabout • Toll of Birness • Longhaven • Invernettie Roundabout • Howe O'Buchan • Cortes
A90 (former
Aberdeen section)
Netherley • Newtonhill • Cairnwell • Portlethen • Marywell • Charlestown • Bridge of Dee • Garthdee • Queens Road Roundabout • Kings Gate Roundabout • Lang Stracht Crossroads • Haudagain Roundabout • Mugiemoss Roundabout • Scotstown Roundabout • Parkway Roundabout • Blackdog
Junctions on the A93
Broxden Roundabout  • Perth  • Meikleour Crossroads  • Blairgowrie  • Bridge of Cally  • Lair Junction  • Braemar  • Bridge of Gairn  • Ballater  • Milton of Tullich  • Dinnet Crossroads  • Aboyne  • Potarch Bridge  • Banchory  • Crathes Crossroads  • Aberdeen


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