The South West Scotland Trunk Roads (Temporary Prohibitions of Traffic and Overtaking and Temporary Speed Restrictions) (No. 5) Order 2020

The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have made the following Orders temporarily prohibiting traffic, temporarily prohibiting overtaking and temporarily restricting the speed of vehicles on the lengths of road identified in this Notice.

The Orders, which are required because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the lengths of road, will be in operation from 1 August 2020 until 1 November 2020, unless otherwise stated, but will only have effect in relation to such part or parts of the lengths of road as indicated by the appropriate traffic signs. The provisions relating to temporary prohibitions of traffic do not apply to vehicles being used in an emergency for fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard purposes or vehicles used for carrying out the works.  There are no exemptions for those vehicles in respect of temporary prohibitions of overtaking and temporary speed restrictions unless otherwise provided by law. The provisions relating to temporary speed restrictions do not apply to vehicles being used in the service of the Special Forces.

Where the closure of a carriageway on a dual carriageway road is involved the alternative route for traffic will be the adjacent carriageway by means of contraflow working.  Other alternative route or routes for traffic in relation to the lengths of road affected by the Orders during a prohibition will be signposted. 

Detailed descriptions of the alternative routes and the works being carried out can also be obtained at the following offices:

For the North East and North West Units: BEAR Scotland Limited, Inveralmond Road, Perth PH1 3TW Telephone: 01738 448 600

For the South West Unit: Scotland TranServ, 150 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G5 0HD Telephone: 0141 218 3800

For the South East Unit: Amey, 6A Dryden Road, Bilston Glen, Midlothian EH20 9TY Telephone: 07912 970 870

For North East AWPR entries 16-18: Balfour Beatty, AWPR O&M Depot, C89C Chapel Of Stoneywood Road, Aberdeen, AB21 9TN Telephone: 01224 838282

For South East entry 43: BEAR Scotland Ltd, M80 DBFO, Inveralmond Road, Perth PH1 3TW Telephone: 01738 448 600

For South East entries 18-37: Amey, Forth Bridges Operating Company, Road Bridge Administration Office, South Queensferry, West Lothian EH30 9SF Telephone: 0131 319 1699

For South West entries 3, 4, 46 & 54:  Autolink Concessionaires (M6) PLC, M6 DBFO, Nethercleuch, Lockerbie, DG11 2SQ Telephone: 08457 966 666

For South West entries 59 to 70  and 93 :  Connect Roads Operation Centre, Maidenhill Interchange, Ayr Road, Glasgow G77 6RT Telephone: 0800 783 0379

For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit

S R Lees
A Member of the Staff of the Scottish Ministers
Transport Scotland
Buchanan House
58 Port Dundas Road
G4 0HF

Start date 1 Aug 2020 End date 1 Nov 2020 Status Region