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Telford Street Roundabout

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Telford Street Roundabout
Location Map ( geo)
A862 Telford Street Roundabout sign.jpg
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Location
Inverness
County
Inverness-shire
Highway Authority
Transport Scotland
Roads Joined
A82, A862
Junctions related to the A862
Junctions related to the Moray Firth Tourist Route

The Telford Street Roundabout is the start point for the A862, where it leaves the A82 and heads west around the Beauly Firth. In the past, the only classified road to run through this junction was the A9, but since the opening of the Kessock Bridge in 1982 that route now stays east of Inverness. However, it was still some time before the A82 reached the roundabout, although the A862 number does seem to have been applied to the former A9 route straight away. Indeed, it was c1986 with the opening of Friars Bridge across the River Ness that the A82 was re-routed through this junction, presumably with it being rebuilt as a roundabout at about the same time.

In addition to the A82 and A862, there are two further, unclassified, exits from the roundabout. Wells Street leads east down to the banks of the River Ness, while Harrowden Road leads south into the large estate of Dalneigh which is one of the older parts of the Highland Capital. After a 60-odd mile gap from the Fort William bypass, the A82 becomes dualled once more as it heads north from this roundabout all the way to its northern end on the A9 at the Longman Roundabout.


Route To Notes

A82

Harbour, Longman Ind Est., Aberdeen, Perth, Wick (A9) Moray Firth Tourist Route

A82

Ft. William, Bught, Hilton, Holm Mills

A862

Beauly, Dingwall, Carse Ind Est., Kinmylies, Scorguie Moray Firth Tourist Route




Telford Street Roundabout
Related Pictures
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A862 Telford Street Roundabout sign.jpg
Other nearby junctions
Inverness
Features of the A82 Corridor
Route HistoryA82Great Western Road • Loch Lomond • Glen Falloch • Srathfillan • Rannoch Moor • Glencoe • Ballachulish - Fort William • Fort William - Fort Augustus • Loch Ness
Associated Routes: A805 • A829 • A876 • A8005 • B810 • B848 • B863 • B8040
CrossingsErskine Bridge • Dumbarton Bridge • Balloch Bridge • Luss Bridge • White Bridge • Ba Bridge • Kingshouse Bridge • The Study • Achnambeithach Bridge • Ballachulish Bridge • Righ Bridge • Corran Ferry • Kiachnish Bridge • Nevis Bridge • Lochybridge • Caledonian Canal Swing Bridges • Invergarry Bridge • Bridge of Oich • Fort Augustus Bridge • Invermoriston Bridge
JunctionsCharing Cross • Anniesland Cross • Kilbowie Roundabout • Old Kilpatrick • Dunglas Roundabout • Dumbarton Fork • Barloan Toll • Lomondgate Roundabout • Renton Junction • Stoneymollan Roundabout • Arden • Tarbet • Crianlarich • Tyndrum • Bridge of Orchy • Glencoe Crossroads • Ballachulish Roundabout • North Ballachulish • Corran Ferry • West End Roundabout • An Aird • Nevis Bridge • Lochybridge • Spean Bridge • Commando Memorial • Invergarry Bridge • Fort Augustus • Invermoriston • Drumnadrochit • Tomnahurich Roundabout • Telford Street Roundabout • Harbour Road Roundabout • Longman Roundabout
DestinationsGlasgow • Clydebank • Erskine Bridge • Dumbarton • Tarbet • Crianlarich • Tyndrum • Fort William • Lochybridge • Spean Bridge • Inverness


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