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 known as High Street, Biggar, from its junction with that section of the B7016 Carwood Road known as Kirkstyle Junction to its junction with North Back Road, a distance of 500 metres or thereby.
The Order, which is required to facilitate the Biggar Hogmanay Event 2017 and to enable members of the public to participate in this event, will be in operation from 31 December 2017 until 2 January 2018 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 to a vehicle being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event.
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 www.trafficscotland.org.uk
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