The A68 Trunk Road (Lauder) (Temporary Prohibition On Use of Road) Order 2017

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 A68 Edinburgh – Carter Bar Trunk Road from its junction with Brownmuir Park, Lauder, south to its junction with the unclassified Blainslie Road Junction, a total distance of 1.85 kilometres or thereby.

The Order, which is required to facilitate the Parade of Tractors charity event, will be in operation from 5 November 2017 until 6 November 2017 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 while being used in an emergency for fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard purposes or a vehicle being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event.

Alternative Routes

The alternative routes for traffic during the prohibition will be signposted should they be required.  Detailed descriptions can also be obtained at AMEY Scotland, 6a Dryden Road, Bilston Glen Industrial Estate, Loanhead, Edinburgh EH20 9LZ.

For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit

A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers
Transport Scotland
Buchanan House
58 Port Dundas Road
Glasgow G4 0HF


Start date 5 Nov 2017 End date 6 Nov 2017 Status Region