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Camelon Roundabout
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Location
Camelon
County
Stirlingshire
Junction Type
Roundabout
Roads Joined
A9, A803
Junctions related to the A803
Burghmuir Interchange • Champany Junction • Haggs Junction • Lathallan Interchange • Mary Street Roundabout • Rosebank Roundabout • Townhead Interchange
Junctions related to the Forth Valley Tourist Route
Burghmuir Interchange • Champany Junction • Earls Gate Roundabout • Echline Junction • Greencornhills Roundabout • Pirnhall Interchange • Queensferry Junction • Rosebank Roundabout • Westfield Roundabout

Camelon Roundabout is a small urban junction where the A803 and A9 meet at Camelon to the west of Falkirk. The two routes then multiplex eastwards on a dualled route towards Falkirk town centre. Rather curiously, despite the route of this multiplex having originally been numbered as the A9, when the A803 was extended to and beyond Falkirk, it took priority on the multiplex. This is despite it being the less important strategic route.

Historically a simple T junction, the roundabout was squeezed into the existing street space with a small island, and two narrow lanes on each approach. Redevelopment on the northern flank of the junction had enabled a little more space to be found, and had also allowed the eastbound A9/A803 to be dualled for the length of the multiplex, although this has partially been reduced to D1 with the inclusion of parking bays and turning lanes.

Routes

Route To Notes

A9

Stirling, Larbert

A803

Falkirk Former A9

A803

Bonnybridge, Rail Station, Denny (A803) Low Bridge in 1/2 mile. 4.5m / 15'0"



Camelon Roundabout
Other nearby junctions
FalkirkAbbots Road Roundabout • Abbotsford Park Roundabout • Beancross Roundabout • Bog Roundabout • Cadgers Brae Roundabout • Earls Gate Roundabout • Etna Road Roundabout • Glenbervie Interchange • Icehouse Brae Roundabout • Inchyra Roundabout • Inveravon Roundabout • Lathallan Interchange • Mary Street Roundabout • Merchiston Roundabout • Mungalend Roundabout • Newlands Road Roundabout • Powdrake Roundabout • Rosebank Roundabout • Timber Basin Roundabout • Westfield Roundabout • Wholeflats Roundabout
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  • Tain • Glenmorangie • Meikle Ferry Roundabout • Clashmore • Dornoch • The Mound • Helmsdale • Latheron • Mybster Crossroads • Georgemas  • Thurso