Scottish Government - TRANSPORT SCOTLANDNotice ID: MF0532956
Scottish Government - TRANSPORT SCOTLAND
THE A702 TRUNK ROAD (BIGGAR) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION ON USE OF ROAD) (NO.3) ORDER 2019
THE SCOTTISH MINISTERS give notice that they have made the above Order under sections 2(1) and (2), 4(1) and 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, temporarily prohibiting traffic on that length of the A702 Edinburgh - Abington Trunk Road from the Kirkstyle Junction on the B7016 Carwood Road to its junction with North Back Road, a distance of 500 metres or thereby.
The Order, which is required to facilitate the Biggar Hogmanay event and to enable members of the public to participate in this event will be in operation from the 31st of December 2019 until the 2nd of January 2020. It is anticipated that the restrictions will be in place for approximately 15 to 30 minutes from 8.30pm and will only have effect in relation to such part or parts of the length of road as is indicated by the appropriate traffic signs.
The Order does not apply to vehicles being used in an emergency for fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard purposes or vehicles being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event. ALTERNATIVE ROUTES
Alternative routes for traffic in relation to the lengths of road affected by the Order will not be signposted, but will be managed by local police. Detailed descriptions can be obtained at Amey Highways, 6a Dryden Road, Bilston Glen Industrial Estate, Loanhead, Midlothian, EH20 9LZ. A copy of the Order and this Notice will be available on the Transport Scotland website at
orders/?roadorderregion=1294 For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visitwww.trafficscotland.org.uk
A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers Transport Scotland, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow G4 0HF