The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have made the above Order under sections 2(1) and (2), 4(1), 14(1)(a) and (4) and 15(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(a) temporarily prohibiting use of the road, temporarily prohibiting overtaking and waiting, loading and unloading and temporarily restricting the speed of vehicles to 40 miles per hour on the following lengths of road:
- That length of A737/A738 St James Interchange - Kilwinning - Hawkhill Trunk Road being the eastbound and westbound carriageways from a point 120 metres south of the junction with the B714 southwards to a point 340 metres south of where it meets the entrance to the private property known as Wilsons Auctions, a distance of 1.2 kilometres or thereby.
- That length of the A737/A738 St James Interchange - Kilwinning - Hawkhill Trunk Road being the eastbound and westbound carriageways from a point 60 metres east of the junction with Courthill Street eastwards to a point 180 metres east of where it meets the entrance to the private property known as Hareshaw Farm, a distance of 2.9 kilometres or thereby.
The Order, which is required because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the lengths of road will be in force from 7 October 2017 and will be revoked on completion of the works. The prohibitions and restrictions contained in the Order will only have effect in relation to the lengths of road specified above when indicated by the appropriate traffic signs. The prohibitions do not apply to vehicles being used in an emergency for fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard purposes or vehicles used for carrying out the works. The speed restrictions do not apply to vehicles being used in the service of the Special Forces or to vehicles being used in an emergency for coastguard purposes.
Alternative routes for the traffic during the prohibition will be signposted.
For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit www.trafficscotland.org.uk
A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers
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