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Dunbeath1.jpg
The modern bridge on the A9 in Dunbeath, with the old road leading to Telford\'s original bridge beyond.
Dunbeath2.jpg
Looking south along the A9 as it crosses Dunbeath Bridge
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A9 A99 Sign - Coppermine - 23080.jpg
A9 A99 Sign Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Sep 06, 2009 by Nwallace
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A99 approaching the end

A view along the last stretch of the A99 on the approach to John o' Groats. I am positioned at about ND371705. The island of Stroma is set out beautifully in the Pentland Firth beyond.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 02, 2008 by TS
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A9 at Dunbeath

The A9 as it crosses Dunbeath on the viaduct. The old route of the A9 can be seen in the foreground winding its way down under the viaduct and crossing the river on an arch bridge.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 20, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath

The viaduct which takes the A9 across the valley at Dunbeath.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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Old A9 and new A9 at Dunbeath

The original A9 dropped to the bottom of the valley to cross this small arch bridge, the current A9 crosses the viaduct.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath Viaduct

The viaduct which carries the A9 across the valley at Dunbeath.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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Old A9 and new A9 at Dunbeath

The current A9 bridges the valley at Dunbeath whereas the old road was a twisty decent to the bottom and back up again with the hairpin seen in the foreground and the arch bridge behind the new viaduct.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath snow gates

Snow gates to close the A9 Southbound at Dunbeath.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath snow gates

Snow gates to close the A9 Southbound at Dunbeath.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath

Northbound descent on the A9 at Dunbeath.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath escape lane

Escape lane on the Northbound A9 at Dunbeath

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath escape lane

Soft escape bed on the A9 Northbound at Dunbeath.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Dunbeath

Escape lane on the Northbound descent at Dunbeath.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 30, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Berriedale Braes

Looking South across Berriedale on the A9 to the escape lane for Northbound traffic.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 30, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Berriedale Braes

Looking South across Berriedale, the hairpin on the North side can be seen in the foreground and the descent on the South side can be seen in the distance with its escape lane.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 30, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Berriedale escape lane

Escape lane at Berriedale Braes heading Northbound

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 30, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Berriedale escape lane

Escape lane at Berriedale Braes

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 30, 2008 by Glen
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A9 Berriedale escape lane

Escape lane at Berriedale Braes on the A9

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 30, 2008 by Glen
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The A9 nears the end. Looking west from Pennyland, Thurso to the TOTSO with the A836, where the A9 turns north to Scrabster.
A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement - Jan 2020 construction aerial from East.jpg
Construction work of the Berriedale Braes Improvement project
A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement - Jan 2020 construction aerial.jpg
Construction work of the Berriedale Braes Improvement project
A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement - Slope netting and excavator.jpg
Construction work of the Berriedale Braes Improvement project
A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement - Jan 2020 Cutting.jpg
Construction work of the Berriedale Braes Improvement project
A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement - Jan 2020 Hairpin and retaining wall.jpg
Construction work of the Berriedale Braes Improvement project
A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement - Project sign south brae.jpg
Project information sign at Berriedale Braes Improvement project
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Work starts here sign at Berriedale Braes Improvement project
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Entrance to site compound at Berriedale Braes Improvement project