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 its junction with View Park Road, Biggar in a northeasterly direction to its junction with John Street, a distance of 300 metres or thereby.
The Order, which is required to facilitate the Biggar Remembrance Sunday event, will be in operation from 10 November until 11 November 2019. It is anticipated that the restrictions will be in place twice, for approximately 15 minutes, between the hours of 10.30am and 12.30pm, 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 while being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event.
An alternative route is not required.
For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit www.trafficscotland.org.uk
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