NT3167 : Sheriffhall Roundabout

taken 13 years ago, near to Eskbank, Midlothian, Great Britain

Sheriffhall Roundabout.
Sheriffhall Roundabout.
Build a motorwayish road to bypass a major city. Invite lots of traffic, and stick a roundabout in the middle, with traffic lights!
A piece of costcutting from the 1980's and a guaranteed queue. Three busy roads all cross here. The reason for the lack of a split level junction here was that it was considered too expensive to make safe the mine workings under the site. Without remedial work, the ground cannot support the weight of a bridge.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 July, 2005   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 19 July, 2005
Road Junction > Road junction   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3182 6795 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:53.9892N 3:5.5164W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3185 6796
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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