NT2068 : A720 City of Edinburgh Bypass, Lanark Road Bridge

taken 4 months ago, near to Juniper Green, Edinburgh, Great Britain

A720 City of Edinburgh Bypass, Lanark Road Bridge
A720 City of Edinburgh Bypass, Lanark Road Bridge
The Edinburgh City Bypass, designated as A720, is one of the most important trunk roads in Scotland. It runs for 13 miles between Gogar and Whitecraig, circling around the south of Edinburgh, as the equivalent of a ring road for the coastal city, it links together the A1 towards north-east England, the A702 towards north-west England, the M8 through the Central Belt towards Glasgow, the A7 through south-east Scotland and north-west England as well as the A8 leading to the M9 for Stirling and the Queensferry Crossing.

Although not a motorway, the road is classed as a special road in legal terms. It is dual carriageway standard throughout, and includes emergency laybys and hard shoulders in areas.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Monday, 29 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 202 689 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.4002N 3:16.5941W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 203 688
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Dual Carriageway  Bypass  Primary Road  Primary Road Sign  Green Road Sign  Direction Sign  100 Metre Countdown Marker 

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