The M9/A9 Trunk Road (Thurso) (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 M9/A9 Edinburgh – Stirling – Thurso Trunk Road from its junction with Princes Street, Thurso in a generally southeasterly then southerly direction to its junction with Sir George’s Street, a distance of 250 metres or thereby.

The Order, which is required to facilitate the Thurso Town Improvements Association Christmas Parade 2017 and to enable members of the public to participate in this event, will be in operation from 3 December 2017 until 4 December 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 a vehicle being used in an emergency for fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard purposes or to a vehicle being used for facilitating the holding of the relevant event.

Alternative Routes

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

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

Start date 3 Dec 2017 End date 4 Dec 2017 Status Region