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A71 Newmilns – Resurfacing works and road closures

As part of its ongoing programme to improve the condition of the road network, the Ayrshire Roads Alliance will be carrying out essential road resurfacing works on the A71 Newmilns Road.

To carry out these works safely and efficiently and to protect the roads operatives and the travelling public, we will need to close Main Street Newmilns with additional Traffic Management measures.

The restrictions, timescales and affected areas are as follows;

Section 1 – A71 Main Street (ROAD CLOSURE)

This section will be closed on Saturday8th February until Friday 14thFebruary 2020, daily from 7am until 6pm with a small diversion in place for local residents only. Signs will be put in place to inform the public that businesses will be open as usual.

Section 2 – A71 Isles Street/Darvel Road (CONVOY WORKING

Works on Isles Street and Darvel Road sections will be carried out from Friday 14th February until Friday 28th February 2020 from 7am until 6pm each day.

A Signed Diversion Route for the above road closure on Main Street, Newmilns will be via A76 to Cumnock, A70 to Murkirk, B743 to Strathaven, A71 to Nemilns and vice versa.

It is hoped that the resurfacing work will be completed within the timescales outlined, however the work is weather dependent and any unforeseen difficulties could result in a delay.

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance apologises for any inconvenience caused during these essential works.

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