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Part of the Old A830 passing under the railway line at Polnish
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The swing bridge across the Caledonian Canal on the A830 at Banavie
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The old A830 in the process of being removed near Druimindarroch
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The new Druimindarroch junction on the A830
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Eight months on, nature has reclaimed the old A830 (see image to left)
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A pond where the road had been a year before, on the new section of the A830 east of Arisaig
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The old road coming to an abrupt end in front of the embankment of the new A830 near Arisaig House
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Believe it or not this muddy stripe was the road under a year earlier! The barrier for the new A830 can be seen to the left.
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The new bridge over the Beasdale Burn. This section of the A830 was widened on line, the bridge built in two halves to maintain traffic flow.
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The new bridge on the A830 just to the east of Arisaig, with the railway viaduct behind.
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The modern route of the A830 crosses Telford\'s meandering road
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The snowy A830 on the shores of Loch Eilt
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The B8008 passing the golf course at Traigh
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Gaelic and English sign, on the A830, near the B8004 junction
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A830 roadworks during construction of the final section of new road between Arisaig and Lochailort Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Feb 15, 2008 by J--M--B
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A830 roadworks druing construction of the final section of new road between Arisaig and Lochailort. Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Feb 15, 2008 by J--M--B
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A830 roadworks during construction of the final section of new road between Arisaig and Lochailort Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Feb 15, 2008 by J--M--B
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A830 start of primary S1

Looking west where the A830 narrows to S1 between Lochailort and Arisaig, and now consigned to history.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Mar 06, 2007 by Hagbard
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A830 Road to the Isles

Part of the upgraded section of the A830, just north of Arisaig

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 27, 2006 by Mark Hewitt
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'VMS' on the A830 at Blar Mhor, Fort William

This displays the time of the next ferries from Mallaig for Skye or the Small Isles. Also indicates any disruption to service.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 25, 2006 by J--M--B
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'VMS' on the A830 at Blar Mhor, Fort William

This displays the time of the next ferres from Mallaig for Skye or the Small Isles. Also indicates any disruption to service.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 25, 2006 by J--M--B
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A 830, Borrodale
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New A830, Borrodale
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New A830, Borrodale
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New A830 road
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The new alignment of the A830
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Morar level crossing on the B8008 (former A830)
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NSL

I have seen 60 mph signs being used instead of NSL signs in rural areas and as repeaters but I was surprised to see these two at the end of the 40 mph limit in Corpach today.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 09, 2008 by J--M--B
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The B8008 bridge across the River Morar, with the A830 bridge in the background
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The New bridge across the River Morar on the A830
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The old bridge across the River Morar on the A830, during the Sabre Highland Roadtrip 2010
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The remains of the original(?) bridge across the River Morar on the A830/B8008, during the Sabre Highland Roadtrip 2010
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The B8008 (former A830) passing around Traigh Beach
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The B8008 (former A830) near Portnaluchaig
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The B8008 (former A830) near Portnaluchaig
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The B8008 (former A830) near Portnaluchaig, descending to Traigh Beach
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A830 west of Glenfinnan
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The A830 Road to the Isles on the shore of Loch nan Uamh, a mile or so east of Beasdale.
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Emergency phone box
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AA emergency box by the A830
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Arriving in Mallaig
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A830 swing bridge

An unusual view of the swing bridge on the A830 at Banavie, where the road crosses the Caledonian Canal. The bridge has been swung to allow canal traffic (notice the masts on the left) to pass through. Photo taken from the rail swing bridge which lies adjacent.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 09, 2007 by A935
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A830 approaching the Glen Nevis Range.
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Level crossing, Morar Beside the station.
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Neptune's Mirror at Banavie One of those mirrors that make one slimmer or fatter as well as reflecting the landscape, which is its main intention 5357293.
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Neptune's Mirror in action Reflecting the upper part of the loch staircase, and Geographer. 5357293
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Look Out - Neptune's Mirror One installation of the 'Scottish Scenic Routes' Initiative, by Angus Ritchie and Daniel Tyler. A mirrored, wood-framed look-out has benches which gives views of the landscape while reflecting vistas on its mirrored surfaces. 5357296 No one web site gives full information about the project - http://www.creatingplacesscotland.org/2014-01-24/scottish-scenic-routes-initiative

 

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