URGENT resurfacing works will be carried out on the A78 bypass over three nights next week.

Work will start on 0.6km of the northbound carriageway at Warrix Interchange at 8pm on Monday, June 29 until 6am on Tuesday, June 30.

It will commence again 8pm on Tuesday, June 30 until 6am on Wednesday, July 1 and again 8pm on Wednesday, July 1 until 6am on Thursday, July 2.

Traffic management will only be implemented once traffic volumes are sufficiently low and diversions will be in place through each overnight.

Special arrangements have been made for emergency service vehicle access but no additional provisions have been made for windfarm traffic.

Gordon Coppard, Scotland TranServ’s Area Network Manager for Ayrshire said: “We have identified the resurfacing of this 600m long section of the A78 as essential to the safety of the trunk road.

“It is important that we resurface this area in order to maintain road safety.

“Traffic volumes currently remain low, in line with government advice, and the programme can therefore be carried out safely and with minimal disruption.”


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