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 A82 Dalnottar – Inverness Trunk Road from its junction with Middle Street, Fort William in a generally north westwards direction in Belford Road to the point where the roundabout on Belford Road meets An Aird Road, Fort William, a distance of 240 metres or thereby.The Order, which is required to facilitate the Fort William Christmas Festival and Reindeer Parade 2018 and to enable members of the public to participate in this event, will be in operation from 24 November until 25 November 2018 it is anticipated the closure will be for 10 minutes 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 a vehicle being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event.
Alternative routes are not required.
For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit www.trafficscotland.org.uk
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