The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have made the above Order under sections 2(1) and (2), 4(1) and 14(1)(b) and (4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, temporarily prohibiting traffic on that length of the M9/A9 Edinburgh – Stirling –Thurso Trunk Road from its junction with the A836 Thurso to Tongue Road, Thurso in a generally northwards direction to its junction with the circulatory carriageway of the Scrabster Harbour Roundabout, Scrabster, a distance of 2.2 kilometres or thereby.
The Order, which is required to facilitate the movements of vehicles under police escort will be in operation from 25th October 2018 until 25th January 2019 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 any vehicle travelling under police escort; or any vehicle being used to provide such an escort.
An alternative route for traffic during the restriction is not required.
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