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Kildary Junction

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Location
Kildary, Invergordon
County
Ross-shire
Highway Authority
Highland
Roads Joined
A9, B817
Junctions related to the B817
Dalmore Junction • Evanton Junction • Struie Junction

Kildary Junction lies at the eastern end of the A9 bypass of Invergordon and Alness. It is also the eastern terminus of the B817, which follows the old route of the A9 through the towns. The junction is a curious one, with the B817 approaching through Milton on the south side of the A9, then turning up the bank of the Balnagown River, passing under the railway and A9 and finally crossing the river before meeting the northbound carriageway of the A9. The close proximity of the railway pretty much prevents providing slip roads to the southbound carriageway, forcing traffic to turn right across the A9. However, unlike Dalmore Junction to the south, there is less traffic at Kildary, meaning that the junction is easier to get out of or in to when turning right.

Before the bypass was built, the A9 followed the route of the B817 under the railway and over the river, before continuing on the now unclassified road in front of the garage. However, the unclassified road to Arabella met the old A9 at the point where the B817 now turns to meet the modern A9, that route now having been curtailed by the bypass and turned to create a staggered crossroads with the B817.

There are two other roads which meet the former A9 / modern B817 at Kildary. An unclassified road climbs the hill to Lamington on the north bank of the river, whilst another road meets at the bend between the bypass and river bridges. This road is the former line of the B817, which is now an unclassified route providing property access, the A9 picking up its route about a mile to the south.

Routes

Route To Notes

A9

Inverness

A9

Thurso, Tain

B817

Invergordon, Barbaraville, Milton, Kildary, Scotstown Former A9



Kildary Junction
Other nearby junctions
AlnessDalmore Junction • Evanton Junction • Struie Junction
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