The A85 Trunk Road (Oban) (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 Tyndrum–Oban Trunk Road from its junction with Corran Esplanade at the access road to Corran Halls, Oban in a generally north easterly direction to the roundabout where it meets 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 Oban Reindeer Parade - being held on Saturday 18 November 2017, and the Oban Winter Festival Parade – being held on Sunday 26 November 2017, and to enable members of the public to participate in these events.  The Order will be in operation from 18 November 2017 until 27 November 2017 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

An alternative route for traffic during the prohibitions is not required.

For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit

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


Start date 18 Nov 2017 End date 27 Nov 2017 Status Region