The A702 Trunk Road (Biggar) (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 A702 Edinburgh to Abington Trunk Road from its junction with Viewpark Road, Biggar, north to its junction with John Street, a distance of 300 meters or thereby.  

The Order, which is required to facilitate the Biggar Remembrance Sunday event will be in operation from 12 November 2017 until 13 November 2017 and will only have effect in relation to such part or parts of the length of road as and 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 to facilitating the holding of the relevant event.

Alternative Routes

An alternative route for traffic during the restriction is not required

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 12 Nov 2017 End date 13 Nov 2017 Status Region