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 a point 50 metres or thereby southwest of its junction with Rectory Road, Crieff in a generally south-westwards direction along Perth Road and East High Street and then westwards along High Street and James Square to a point 25 metres or thereby east of the junction between West High Street and Academy Road, Crieff, a distance of 690 metres or thereby.
The Order, which is required to facilitate the Crieff Highland Gathering Kilt Race and Pipe Band Parade will be in operation from 20 August until 21 August 2017, it is anticipated that the restrictions will be in place between 10.30 hours and 12.30 hours 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 events.
An alternative route for traffic during the prohibition is not required.
For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit www.trafficscotland.org.uk
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