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Kings Road Roundabout

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Kings Road Roundabout
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Highway Authority
Transport Scotland
Junction Type
Roads Joined
A985, B980
Junctions related to the A985
Junctions related to the B980

Kings Road Roundabout is one of a series of roundabouts which lie on the A985 in Rosyth. It marks the western end of the short multiplex with the B980, which approaches the roundabout from the north along the dualled Kings Road, hence the junctions name. While the A985 approaches are only marked as a single lane, they are wide enough for two cars to sit side by side. The B980 is, naturally, marked as two lanes, and so is Castle Road to the south, primarily it seems because it is one of the main accesses to the Rosyth Docks areas, despite passing between residential areas in the first instance.


The junction has long since been a crossroads, originally on the A906, before the A985 was extended east in the 1950s. However, it was not until the M90 opened further east that the roundabout was built. The B980 was diverted to meet the A985 here rather than at Crossroads Roundabout to the east where the A823 had formerly crossed at around the same time. Although Castle Road to the south is an old road, it has become busier with the development of the docks area and the growth of the housing estates to either side.


Route To Notes


Kirkcaldy, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth (M90) former A906


Kincardine Bridge former A906


Rosyth Europarc

Kings Road Roundabout
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