NS4765 : M8 at Junction 28A (St James Interchange)

taken 5 months ago, near to Glasgow Airport, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

M8 at Junction 28A (St James Interchange)
M8 at Junction 28A (St James Interchange)
The M8 motorway is one of the most significant roads in Scotland. Running for approximately 61 miles in length, the M8 connects Scotlandís two largest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh, and serves other large communities including Airdrie, Coatbridge, Greenock, Livingston and Paisley. Of national economic importance, it provides a vital connection between the east and west of Scotland and, until the recent completion of the M74 in 2011, was the only motorway connection across the City of Glasgow.

The M8 is the busiest motorway in Scotland and one of the busiest in the United Kingdom; some sections of the route are used by up to 180,000 vehicles per day making it one of the most used motorways in Europe. It is notorious for traffic jams, especially its Central Glasgow section.


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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Motorway (from Tags)
M8 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 474 657 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.6374N 4:26.3677W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 475 657
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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