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 Mansons Lane, Thurso in a generally southwards direction in Traill Street to its junction with Sir George’s Street and Sinclair Street, a distance of 105 metres or thereby.
The Order, which is required to facilitate the Thurso Remembrance Parade and Service will be in operation from 10 November until 11 November 2019. It is anticipated that the restrictions will be in place for approximately 3 hours between 10:15 am and 13:15 pm in two parts lasting approximately 15 minutes and 20 minutes respectively 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 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.
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
A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers
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