NT0470 : M8 Motorway near Junction 3, Livingstone East

taken 11 months ago, near to Dechmont, West Lothian, Great Britain

M8 Motorway near Junction 3, Livingstone East
M8 Motorway near Junction 3, Livingstone East
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 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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Saturday, 3 August, 2019   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 25 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
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Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
Motorway (from Tags)
M8 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 049 703 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.9817N 3:31.3594W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 048 703
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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