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TRAVEL: A77 set to close South of Doonholm for weekend resurfacing works next month

Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland, will shortly begin resurfacing of the A77 South of Doonholm.

In order to complete the short project as quickly and safely as possible, it will be necessary to close the trunk road over the weekend of Friday the 11th to Monday the 14th of October. David Montgomery, Scotland TranServ’s Assistant Engineer said: “Scotland TranServ has been working in consultation with the local authority, emergency services and key stakeholders to carefully schedule this short programme of work for minimal impact on the local community and businesses using this busy route. “The project is the latest part of our programme, on behalf of Transport Scotland to resurface the A77 in this area. This investment will deliver tangible, long-term benefits for commuters, tourists and the local business community. We will continue to work with our customers to help identify areas of the trunk road network requiring essential resurfacing work and schedule them as appropriate into our busy programme for South West Scotland.” To maximise the efficiency in the delivery of this resurfacing project, while reducing disruption, we require to close the trunk road during the following period: 8pm on Friday 11th until 6am on Monday the 14th of October Local diversions will be in place throughout this short programme of work. Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles. No additional arrangements have been made for windfarm traffic. Drivers are advised to check, or to follow @trafficscotland on Twitter for live trunk road updates. Please click on the button below to view diversion map:


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