The A85 Trunk Road (Oban) (Temporary Prohibition on Use of Road) Order 2019

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 southwards direction in Dunollie Road and George Street, Oban to its junction with Queen’s Park Place, Oban, a distance of 750 metres or thereby.

The Order, which is required to facilitate the holding of the Highlands and Islands Music and Dance Festival Parade and to enable members of the public to watch this event will be in operation from 4 May until 5 May 2019.  It is anticipated the closure will be for 20 minutes 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

Alternative routes are 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 4 May 2019 End date 5 May 2019 Status Region