The A702 Trunk Road (Penicuik Rideout) (Temporary Prohibition on Use of Road) Order 2018

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 the A766 at Penicuik, north-eastwards to its junction to the Flotterstone Inn Junction, a distance of  7.3 kilometres or thereby.

The Order, which is required to facilitate the Penicuik Hunter and Lass Rideout event will be in operation from  26 May 2018 until 27 May 2018.  The prohibition on use will only have effect in relation to such part or parts of the length of road as and when indicated by the appropriate traffic sign.

The Order does not apply to vehicles 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

Alternative route not required

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

Start date 26 May 2018 End date 27 May 2018 Status Region