The project will:

  • remove conflict between local and strategic traffic
  • relieve congestion and improve air quality in the town
  • improve safety and journey time reliability on the A77 trunk road

The project opened to road users in January 2022.

Map displaying sections of the A77 Maybole Bypass from an aerial view.

Impact during construction

Engaging with local communities is at the heart of all of Transport Scotland’s major construction projects and played a vital role during the construction of the A77 Maybole Bypass, with a dedicated Community Liaison Officer employed by the Contractor.

Community engagement


During the construction of the project, newsletters provided a regular update and look ahead:

Drop-in session

Wills Bros Civil Engineering, the contractor constructing the A77 Maybole Bypass project held an information drop-in session for members of the public in November 2019. Representatives from the Site Delivery Team attended to provide an update on construction progress and answer any questions on the construction of the project.

Preferred option public exhibition

We held a public exhibition on Friday 18 January 2013 at the Carrick Centre, Culzean Road, Maybole KA19 7DW to display the preferred option for the route.

Document library

Draft documents

The Draft Order Material and the associated Environmental Statement were published on 4 December 2013.

Public exhibition

A further public exhibition following publication of the draft Order Material was held on 13 December 2013 at:

The Carrick Centre
Culzean Road
KA19 7DW

Public Local Inquiry

The Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA) held a Public Local Inquiry into the A77 Maybole Bypass proposals at the Carrick Centre, Maybole in May 2015. Further details of the Public Local Inquiry can be found on the DPEA website.

Made Orders