The A86 Trunk Road (Laggan) (Temporary Vehicle Width Restriction) Order 2018

The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have made the above Order under sections 2(1) and (2), 4(1), and 14(1)(a) and (4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, temporarily prohibiting traffic on that length of the A86 Spean Bridge - Kingussie Trunk Road from its junction with Balgowan Road, Laggan in an  eastwards direction to its junction with the access road to ‘the Bunkhouse at Roundhouse’ at Uvie Farm, a distance of 3.5 kilometres or thereby.

The Order, which is required to facilitate works on that length of trunk road, will be in operation from 2 July 2018 until 22 October 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 a vehicle while being used in an emergency for fire brigade, coastguard, ambulance or police purposes or to a vehicle being used for carrying out the works.

Alternative Routes

An alternative route for vehicles in excess of 2.4 metres travelling east towards Kingussie is to continue southwards on the A889 from Laggan Bridge to Dalwhinnie then northwards on the A9 to Kingussie, a distance of 37 kilometres or thereby.

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 2 Jul 2018 End date 22 Oct 2018 Status Region