Milton of Leys Junction

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Milton of Leys Junction
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Location
Inverness
Junction Type
Folded Dumbell
Roads Joined
A9, B9177

The Milton of Leys Junction lies on the southern edge of Inverness, and provides access to the large new housing developments that are being built on the hillside above the Highland Capital. It is also known by the older name of Drumossie Junction, although this seems to be falling out of use. The junction is a Dumbbell design, with roundabouts either side of the A9, and then curving slips to the south of each connecting to either carriageway of the A9 dual carriageway. The slips and roundabouts mark the southern end of the B9177, which is the old line of the A9 as it climbed out of Inverness. Indeed, the southbound onslip is almost exactly on the line of the old road.

When first built, this junction was much quieter than it is today, and was a simple at grade T junction with a central reservation gap connecting the unclassified old A9 to the new road. However, the road was then reclassified as the B9177 and then with the development of the new housing estates on the opposite side of the dual carriageway, the current junction was built to provide safe access for the traffic. As Milton of Leys grows, it is likely that traffic volumes here will increase steadily, proving the value of upgrading the junction.

Routes

Route To Notes

A9

Inverness

A9

Perth

B9177

Culloden,(B9006)

B9177

Milton of Leys



Milton of Leys 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