• Ayrshire Daily News

A77 Set to Close Overnight Between Spittalhill & LAYBY For Essential Maintenance

Amey, on behalf of Transport Scotland as part of the Network Management Contract for the South West Trunk Road Unit, is undertaking essential maintenance on the Northbound A77 from Spittalhill offslip.


Work will take place from Monday 24th May to Thursday 3rd June 2021.


  • The first phase of this work be completed under overnight closures from 8pm to 6am commencing on Monday 24th May to Friday 28th May (inclusive). The road will re-open as normal outwith these times.

  • The second phase of this work will utilise a continuous full weekend closure from 8pm on Friday 28th May until 6am on Monday 31st May.

  • The third phase of this work will then be completed overnight from 8pm to 6am commencing on Monday 31st May to Wednesday 2nd June (inclusive). Works are anticipated to be completed the morning of Thursday 3rd June. The road will re-open as normal outwith these times.

Phase one and three of these works will require a northbound closure from the Spittalhill offslip to Bellfield Interchange with traffic diverting off at Spittalhill offslip and following Ayr Rd / Hurlford Rd / Queens Drive to rejoin at Bellfield Interchange.

Phase two of the works requires a full northbound closure from Dutch House Roundabout to Bellfield Interchange, with local access being maintained. A signed diversion route via the A78 and A71 will be in operation.


Traffic will be diverted from the northbound A77 at Dutch House Roundabout to join the westbound A78 to Monktonhead Roundabout, and from here continue on the northbound A78 to Warrix Interchange. From here, vehicles will follow the eastbound A71 to Bellfield Interchange to re-join the northbound A77.


Our operatives will follow strict physical distancing and hygiene protocols throughout the programme, in line with the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 guidance.

Please note, all schemes are weather dependent and may be cancelled or rescheduled if weather conditions are not favourable.

  • A free Road Work Alerts service is available from our website: https://swtrunkroads.scot/roadwork-alerts/ An email address is all that is required to sign up for the service.

  • To report a problem on the network please visit: https://swtrunkroads.scot/report-a-problem/

  • Real-time journey information can be obtained by visiting www.trafficscotland.org or via Twitter: @TrafficScotland