|Length:||8.0 mi (12.9 km)|
|Existed:||1980 – present|
M80 motorway Junction 8
M9 motorway Junctions 7 and 8
|To:||Bowtrees near Kincardine Bridge|
|Kincardine Bridge, Falkirk|
The road is 8 miles (13 km) long. It begins by turning off junction 8 (formerly junction 5 until 2011) the M80 and bypasses Falkirk and Stenhousemuir. It is one of only three motorways in the UK which form a concurrency with another motorway, the M9 which it then leaves again and continues for 1 mile (1.6 km) before becoming the A876.
The original Kincardine Bridge was supplemented in 2008 by a second bridge, (the Clackmannanshire Bridge) for traffic towards Alloa. As part of the works, the terminal roundabout Bowtrees Roundabout was replaced with a grade separated junction, and the A876 beyond the junction has been upgraded to dual carriageway standard .
|Glasgow, Cumbernauld M80||M80 J8||Start of motorway|
|Falkirk, Denny A883||J1||Falkirk, Denny A883|
|No exit||J2||Stenhousemuir, Larbert A88|
|Stirling M9||M9 J8||No exit|
|Edinburgh, Falkirk, Livingston, Bathgate A801 M9||M9 J7||Edinburgh, Grangemouth M9|
|Start of motorway||J3||Kincardine Bridge A876
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