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M73
Route information
Part of
Tabliczka E05.svg
E05
Length7.0 mi (11.3 km)
Existed1969–present
Historyconstructed 1969 - 1972
Major junctions
South endUddingston[1]
 
Junction 1.svg
UK-Motorway-M74.svg

M74 motorway
Junction 2.svg
UK-Motorway-M8.svg

M8 motorway
Junction 3.svg
UK-Motorway-M80.svg

M80 motorway
North endMollinsburn
Location
Primary
destinations
Cumbernauld, Hamilton, Motherwell, Carlisle
Road network
M69M74
The M73 just before the Gartcosh cutoff
The M73 just before the Gartcosh cutoff

The M73 is a motorway in Glasgow and North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is 7 miles (11 km) long and connects the M74 motorway with the M80 motorway, providing an eastern bypass for Glasgow. The short stretch between Junctions 1 and 2 is part of unsigned international E-road network E05, where it continues along the M8 through Glasgow. To the south, the M74 motorway is also part of the E05.

Route

Starting at the M74 junction 4 (M73 junction 1) by the River Clyde, it proceeds north with Birkenshaw to the east and crosses the Whifflet railway line before meeting the M8 and A8 at a three-level interchange, west of Swinton. Immediately afterwards the North Clyde railway line and then passes alongside Woodend Loch before reaching junction 2A at Gartcosh. There is then a further 2 miles (3.2 km) of motorway, before traffic exits onto the M80 westbound.

The road is a dual 3 lane road between junctions 1 and 2, and a dual 2 lane road between junctions 2 and 3. It is subject to the national speed limit.

History and future plans

Construction began in 1969 with the motorway opening between May 1971 and April 1972.[2] Junction 2A was added at a later date.[1]

In 2011, the northern end was extended as part of the M80 completion project. This connects the motorway into the completed M80 at a new interchange.[3]

Junctions

The interchange with the M74.
The interchange with the M74.
M73 motorway
Northbound Junction Southbound
Cumbernauld, Stirling M80 J3 Start of motorway
Gartcosh, Muirhead (A752) J2A Gartcosh, Muirhead (A752)
Edinburgh, Livingston (M8)

Glasgow (East) A8

J2 Edinburgh, Livingston (M8)

Glasgow (East) A8

Glasgow (City Centre) M8 No exit
Start of motorway J1/
M74 J4
The South, Carlisle
Glasgow (S.E.) M74

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "CBRD Motorway Database – M73". Cbrd.co.uk. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  2. ^ "The Motorway Archive – M73 Dates Page". Iht.org. Archived from the original on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  3. ^ Official M80 Completion Website – Scheme Map (PDF)

External links

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