The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have made the above Order under sections 2(1), 4(1) and 14(1)(b) and (4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, which will have the effect of imposing a 30mph speed restriction on that length of the M9/A9 Edinburgh – Stirling – Thurso Trunk Road being the southbound on slip from the point where it meets the circulatory carriageway of the Newhouse Roundabout (A85) to the point where it joins the main carriageway of the A9 southbound, a distance of 525 metres or thereby
The Order, which is required to allow traffic to safely exit the St Johnstone Football Club car park located near the south end of the A9 slip road, will be in force from 25 August to 7 October 2018 although the speed limit contained in the order will only be operational when the relevant traffic signs are displayed. It is intended that the speed limit will be operational on the following match days: 25 August, 15 September and 6 October 2018.
The Order does not apply to vehicles falling within regulation 3(4) of the Road Traffic Exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and Amendment) Regulations 2011 when used in accordance with regulation 3(5) of those Regulations: or vehicles being used in an emergency for coastguard purposes.
The alternative routes for traffic during the prohibition will be signposted. Detailed descriptions can also be obtained at BEAR Scotland Limited, BEAR House, Inveralmond Road, Inveralmond Industrial Estate, Perth, PH1 3TW.
For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit www.trafficscotland.org.uk.
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