The A702 Trunk Road (Penicuik Rideout) (Temporary Prohibition on Use of Road) Order 2019

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 the A766 Penicuik Junction to the Flotterstone Inn Junction, an approximate length 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  25 May until 26 May 2019. The prohibition will only be in force for a period of around 20 minutes but 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 a vehicle being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event.

Alternative Routes

An alternative route 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 25 May 2019 End date 26 May 2019 Status Region Mode of transport