The A85 Trunk Road (Comrie) (Temporary Prohibition On Use of Road) Order 2017

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 A85 Perth – Lochearnhead Trunk Road from the point where it meets the extended centre line of the access to Tomperran, Comrie, in a generally westerly direction through Drummond Street, Dunira Street, Dundas Street and Burrell Street, Comrie, to the point where it meets the extended centre line of the western access to Twenty Shilling Wood Caravan Site, Comrie, a distance of 2.496 kilometres or thereby.

The Order, which is required to facilitate the Comrie Flambeaux Parade 2017 and to enable members of the public to watch and participate in this event, will be in operation from 31 December 2017 until 2 January 2018 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 to a vehicle being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event.

Alternative Routes

The alternative routes for traffic during the prohibition will be signposted should they be required.  Detailed descriptions can also be obtained at BEAR Scotland Limited, BEAR House, Inveralmond Road, Inveralmond Industrial Estate, Perth PH1 3TW.

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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 31 Dec 2017 End date 2 Jan 2018 Status Region