The A83 Trunk Road (Furnace To Cumlodden) (Temporary 40mph Speed Limit) Order 2016


The Scottish Ministers hereby give notice that they have made the above Order, under section 88(1)(a) and (2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(a), which will have the effect of imposing a 40mph speed limit on that length of the A83 Tarbet - Lochgilphead - Campbeltown Trunk Road from a point 1.242 kilometres or thereby south west of the extended centre line of the junction with the C36 Furnace Side Road to a point 130 metres or thereby south west of the point where it meets the extended western gable wall of Number 1 Cumlodden Cottages a distance of 1.558 kilometres or thereby.

The order which is required following the speed limit review conducted by Transport Scotland and as a result of concerns raised by the local community made a recommendation to temporarily reduce the current national speed limit to 40mph.

[Link to PDF Road Order on / hosted locally on TS site]

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

Start date 8 Aug 2016 End date 8 Aug 2017 Status Region