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Hermiston Junction

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Hermiston Junction
Location Map ( geo)
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Location
Hermiston
County
Midlothian
Highway Authority
Transport Scotland
Junction Type
Modified Roundabout Interchange
Roads Joined
M8, A720
This article is about the current junction 1 of the M8.
For the former junction 1 of the M8, see Newbridge Roundabout
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Hermiston Gait is junction 1 of the M8, where it meets the City of Edinburgh Bypass. As the bypass was built before, the addition of this junction for the M8 and retail park (dating to the same time) meant a rebuild of the A720 between Calder Junction and halfway to Gogar Roundabout in order to deal with the weaving traffic.

The original plan for this junction in the early 1970s was for a three level stacked roundabout with the M8 passing below to continue to the centre of Edinburgh. With no braiding and potential for weaving the Calder Junction would have been built further south with a connection to the B701 rather than the A71.

1971 proposal

Routes

Route To Notes

M8

Perth, Glasgow, Forth Road Bridge (A90), Stirling (M9), Livingston

A720

City Bypass North, Airport (A8), Edinburgh North

A720

City Bypass South, Berwick upon Tweed (A1), Edinburgh South & East

(A71)

Edinburgh West, City Centre, West Calder, Kilmarnock slip roads to Calder Junction
Hermiston Gait Retail Park, Edinburgh Park Station, Recycling Centre

M8

Edinburgh




Hermiston Junction
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Other nearby junctions
Edinburgh
Airport Junction • Baberton Junction • Bankhead Roundabout • Barnton Junction • Blackhall Junction • Calder Junction • Claylands Interchange • Crewe Toll • Dreghorn Junction • Drumbrae Junction • East End Junction • Gillespie Crossroads • Gilmerton Junction (Edinburgh) • Gogar Roundabout • Gowkley Moss Roundabout • Granton Square • Haymarket • Humbie Roundabout • Kaimes Junction • Kirkliston Interchange • Lasswade Junction • Lothianburn Junction • Maybury Junction • Millerhill Junction • Milton Link Junction • New Burnshot Junction • Newbridge Junction • Newcraighall Junction • Old Craighall Junction • Quality St. Junction • Scotstoun Junction • Sheriffhall Roundabout • Sighthill Roundabout • Straiton Junction • West End Junction
Junctions on the M8
Hermiston • Newbridge • 2 Claylands • 3 Detchmont • 3A Starlaw • 4 Whitburn  • 4A Heartlands • 5 Shotts • 6 Newhouse • 6A Chapelhall • 7 Eurocentral • 7A Shawhead • 8 Baillieston • 9 Easterhouse Rd • 10 Westerhouse Rd • 11 Stepps Rd • 12 Cumbernauld Rd • 13 Provan • 14 Blochairn • 15 Townhead • 16 Dobbies Loan • Port Dundas • 17 & 18 Charing Cross • 18 & 19 Anderston • 20 West Street • 21 Seaward St • 22 Plantation Rd • 23 Dumbreck Rd • 24 Helen St • 25 Cardonald • 25A Braehead • 26 Hillington • 27 Arkleston • 28 Glasgow Airport • 28A & 29 St James' • 29A Southbar • 30 Craigton • 31 West Ferry
Junctions on the A720
Old Craighall • Millerhill • Sheriffhall • Gilmerton • Lasswade • Straiton • Lothianburn • Dreghorn • Baberton • Calder • Hermiston • Gogar


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