A75 Cairntop to Barlae

This improvement will allow faster moving vehicles to safely overtake platoons of slower moving vehicles.

Impact on travel

Journey time and driver frustration should be reduced because faster moving vehicles will have safe overtaking opportunities.

Traffic management

There should be limited traffic management as the eastbound carriageway will be constructed off-line.

Environmental impact

The Environmental Statement was published on Friday, 3 November 2006.  A non-technical summary is available.