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 Tyndrum - Oban Trunk Road from its junction with Corran Esplanade, Oban in a generally north easterly direction to the junction with Dunollie Road, Oban then in a generally southwards direction along Dunollie Road and George Street, Oban to its junction with Queens Park Place, Oban, a distance of 750 metres or thereby.
The Order, which is required to facilitate the holding of the Oban Reindeer Parade and the Oban Winter Festival, being held on Saturday 17 November and Sunday 25 November 2018 respectively to enable members of the public to participate in these events. It is anticipated to take effect for approximately 20 minutes between 5pm and 6pm on these days. The order will be in operation from 17 November until 26 November 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 a vehicle being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event
An alternative route for traffic during the prohibition is not available.
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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