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A9 roadworks

S writes:
'Picture taken in August while heading south of the 12 million upgrade of the A9 from Helmsdale to Ord of Caithness.'


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Picture added on 24 October 2005
Comments:
No need to reverse up Berrydale now. Younger readers will not remember when some cars had to climb steep hills in reverse, this being the lowest gear.
Added by Tom Scott on 24 October 2005
Those were the days. Still looks pretty steep to me. Been over 40 yrs since I last travelled the route. Good to see developement happening at last.
Added by Jack Harcus on 01 March 2006
Reminds me of the 'fun' that going on holiday used to be - up at 6 am to catch the early Ola crossing, then tank down the road (insofar as could tank down the old A9) to Inverness etc. If you were lucky, you could make Aberdeen by teatime.
Added by Mike Dunster on 18 April 2006
These improvements will allow a clear run up for the next generation "Newclear" plant to be built!!
Added by DSM on 19 April 2006
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