Further A9 ground investigations due to start next week

The ground investigations, part of the A9 Dualling programme, will begin on Monday 1 August and are expected to last about 14 weeks.

Although most of the work will not be carried out on the existing road, the traffic management measures will be in place to allow work beside the carriageway to be carried out safely.

The traffic management arrangements will include short, alternate single file traffic sections controlled by temporary traffic signals.

A Transport Scotland spokesperson said:

“This ground investigation is needed to get vital information on the existing ground conditions in the vicinity of the A9 carriageway between Killiecrankie and Glen Garry as we progress our plans to dual this section of the route. This is the latest in a series of ground investigations with the work further north on the Tomatin to Moy section due to finish at the end of August.

“We apologise for any inconvenience these works will cause and would thank road users and local communities in advance for their patience over the next few months. The contractor will closely monitor the operation of the traffic management measures to ensure that delays are kept to a minimum.

“When planning their journeys, we’d encourage drivers to visit the Traffic Scotland website - www.trafficscotland.org – for the latest travel updates.”

Published 25 Jul 2016 Tags