Olympic torch relay road closures

As the Olympic Torch Relay makes its way around the UK it will reach Aberdeenshire on Monday 11 June. To ensure the Olympic Flame travels through the region safely, the following temporary traffic measures will be in place.

Please note closures will be rolling, for short periods of time, as the Olympic convoy passes nearby, and will not last for the full duration.

On June 11, road closures (northbound) between 1pm until 3pm:

• A939 from the Moray Council boundary at the Lecht to its junction with the A944 at Colnabaichin

• A939 from its junction with the A944 at Colnabaichin to its junction with the B976 at Gairnshiel Lodge (this section will be closed to northbound traffic).

• A944 at its junction with the A939 at Colnabaichin

• B976 from its junction with the A939 at Gairnshiel Lodge to its junction with the A93 at Crystalls, Crathie, Ballater (this section will be closed to northbound traffic).

On June 11, rolling closures from 12pm until 9pm:

The A93 from its junction with the B976 (western section) at Crystalls, Crathie, Ballater to the Aberdeen City Boundary at Newmill, Peterculter, Aberdeen.

The following roads at their junctions with the A93:

In and around Ballater from periods between around 3.45pm until 4.30pm :

A939 at Bridge of Gairn; Lary Road at Bridge of Gairn; B972 Pass of Ballater (west end) at Craggan; Braemar Place, Ballater; Craigendarroch Walk, Ballater; Invercauld Road, Ballater; Provost Craig Road, Ballater; Viewfield Road, Ballater; Station Square, Ballater; Golf Road, Ballater; Netherley Place, Ballater; Victoria Road, Ballater; Hawthorn Place, Ballater; Albert Road, Ballater; Deebank Road, Ballater; Ballater Bridge Road; Monaltrie Road, Ballater; Craigview Road, Ballater; Pass of Ballater (east end) at Tullich Lodge; B9119 at Cambus O’May.

In and around Dinnet between around 4.10pm and 4.50pm:

A97 at Dinnet; B9158 at Dinnet; Rajabarrie, Cottages Road, Dinnet; Mulloch View, Dinnet.

In and around Aboyne between around 4.25pm and 5.15pm:

Rhu-na-Haven Road, Aboyne; Kinnord Drive, Aboyne; Edgewood Place, Aboyne; Bridgeview Road, Aboyne; West Toll Crescent, Aboyne;

Tarland Road, Aboyne; Old Tollhouse Road, Aboyne; Balmoral Terrace, Aboyne; Cemetery Road, Aboyne; Gordon Crescent, Aboyne;

Huntly Road, Aboyne; Charlestown Road, Aboyne; Station Square, Aboyne; Station Road, Aboyne; Old Ballater Road (west end), Aboyne;

Old Ballater Road (east end), Aboyne; Golf Road, Aboyne; Belwood Road, Aboyne; Hirnley Road at Boddamend;

In and around Kincardine O’Neil between around 4.50pm and 5.30pm

Dess Road at Dess; Pitmurchie Road, Kincardine O’Neil; The Spalings, Kincardine O’Neil; Dee Street, Kincardine O’Neil; Old Turnpike Road, Kincardine O’Neil; Neil Burn Drive, Kincardine O’Neil; Torphins Road at Borrowstone, Kincardine O Neil; Tillydrine Road at Cordach, Kincardine O’Neil; B993 at Potarch;

In and around Banchory between around 5.10pm and 6.35pm:

Craiglash Road at Bridge of Canny; Beltie Cottages Road at Inchmarlo; Glencommon Road at Inchmarlo; Brathens Road at Inchmarlo;

Corsee Road, Banchory; Kinneskie Road, Banchory; Mount Street, Banchory; Warson Lane, Banchory; Postie’s Walk, Banchory; Scott Skinner Square, Banchory; Dee Street, Banchory; Arbeadie Terrace, Banchory; Arbeadie Road, Banchory; Glebe Park, Banchory; Raemoir Road, Banchory; Kirklands (west end), Banchory; Mansfield Place, Banchory; Kirklands (east end), Banchory; Leys Road, Banchory; St Nicholas Drive, Banchory; Bredero Drive, Banchory; Silverbank Crescent, Banchory; Pantoch Drive, Banchory;

Olympia Gardens, Banchory; Bridge of Bennie Road, Banchory; Hill of Banchory Road, Banchory; Harestone Road at Crathes West Lodge;

Hirn Road at Crathes; A957 Slug Road at Crathes.

In and around Drumoak between around 6.10pm and 6.50pm:

Myrebird Road at West Park; Coopers Road at Park Smiddy; Tersets Road at Drumoak; Keithmuir Gardens (west end), Drumoak; Keithmuir Gardens (east end), Drumoak; Park Bridge Road, Drumoak; Reidford Gardens, Drumoak;

Sunnyside Drive, Drumoak; Dalmaik Road at Mains of Drum; Drum Castle Road at Mains of Drum; Coalford Road at Wardmill;

Jackieshillock Road at Wardmill; Anguston Road at Anguston;

B976 from its junction with the A93 at Balmoral Bridge to its junction with the UI149M at Easter Balmoral.

On June 12, rolling closures from 7am until 3pm:

In and around Stonehaven between around 9am and 9.40am:

U90K at its junction at the A90 Den of Logie, Stonehaven to its junction with the B979 at Baird Park, Stonehaven.

B979 from its junction with the U90K at Baird Park, Stonehaven to its junction with the A957 at Market Square, Stonehaven.

The following roads at their junction with the B976: Beach Road; Belmont Brae; Bridge of Cowie; Barclay Street; Turners Court; Ironfield Lane; Rodney Street; Cowie Lane; Mary Street; Beachgate Lane; Margaret Street;

A957 from its junction with the B979 at Market Square, Stonehaven to its junction with the A92 at Glaslaw.

The following roads at their junction with the A957: Market Lane; Market Square; Cameron Street; Salmon Lane; Arbuthnott Street; Arbuthnott Place; Bridgefield Terrace; High Street; Silver Gardens; Dunnottar Avenue (Low Wood Road); Victoria Street; Braehead Road; Braehead Crescent, at Gallowhill; East Newtonleys Road; U71K at Glaslaw.

The A92 from its junction with the A957 at Glaslaw to its junction with the A90 southbound access road at Glaslaw.

In and around Marykirk from around 9.45am and 10.25am:

A937 from its junction with the A90 at Laurencekirk to the Angus Council boundary at Marykirk Bridge.

The following roads at their junction with the A937: South Barns Road; Balmakelly Road; Dunthill Road; Balmanno Road; Napier Place, Marykirk,

B974 at War Memorial, Marykirk; Kirktonhill Road, Marykirk; Canterland Road.

Prohibition of Waiting orders – restrictions on waiting at any time will be in place on the following roads:

On June 11, all day:

A93 at Crathie from ½ mile west of the west 50mph limit to ½ mile east of the east 50mph limit

B976 from its junction with the A93 at Balmoral Bridge to its junction with the UI149M at Easter Balmoral

A93 - Ballater from ½ mile west of the west 30mph limit to ½ mile east of the east 30mph limit

A93 - Dinnet from ½ mile west of the west 30mph limit to ½ mile east of the east 30mph limit

A93 - Aboyne from ½ mile west of the west 30mph limit to ½ mile east of the east 30mph limit

A93 – Kincardine O Neil from ½ mile west of the west 30mph limit to ½ mile east of the east 30mph limit

A93 – Banchory from ½ mile west of the west 30mph limit to ½ mile east of the east 40mph limit

A93 Drumoak from ½ mile west of the west 40mph limit to ½ mile east of the east 40mph limit

On June 12, all day:

U90K from ½ mile north of the north 30mph limit at Den of Logie, Stonehaven to its junction with the B979 at Baird Park, Stonehaven

B979 from its junction with the U90K at Baird Park, Stonehaven to its junction with the A957 at Market Square, Stonehaven

A957 from its junction with the B979 at Market Square, Stonehaven, to ½ mile south of the south 30 mph limit at Dunnottar Woods.

A937 Marykirk from½ mile north of the north 30mph limit to ½ mile south of the south 30mph limit