Broxden Junction

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Coordinates: 56°23′17″N 3°29′14″W / 56.388063°N 3.487129°W / 56.388063; -3.487129

Diagram of Broxden Junction

Broxden Junction (or Broxden Roundabout) is one of the busier and more important road junctions in Scotland. It is located on the outskirts of Perth. The roundabout is an important hub[1] of the Scottish road network, a major junction on the A9 north-south route, and the UK's northernmost motorway junction, being junction 12 of the M90 motorway.[2][3] All of the seven cities in Scotland are signposted from its exits.

Broxden is an interchange for several local bus and long-distance coach services; it is the central point for the Megabus coach service in Scotland.[4] There is a park and ride area here with a bus service to Perth town centre.

The roundabout was originally designed with the future intention of connecting the northbound A9 and the M90, with the roundabout being replaced by a grade separated junction, and in fact the Scottish Government has recently revealed proposals to replace the iconic roundabout with a flyover. This is controversial however, with many people[who?] wanting the Government to focus more on fully dualling the Perth-Inverness section of the A9 as soon as possible.

Exits and Principal Destinations (cities in bold)[edit]

North West

North East

South East

South West

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.taysidefire.gov.uk/page/Tayside_Fire_and_Rescue_Services__About_Us__Station_Locations__Station_21_86.html
  2. ^ "M90 J12 Broxden", sabre-roads.org.uk (retrieved 2013-01-16)
  3. ^ [1], Google Street View, imagery date July 2012 (retrieved 2013-01-16)
  4. ^ 'http://uk.megabus.com/BusStops.aspx Stops]' on Megabus website, viewed 2013-03-13