Overnight surfacing works for A90 northbound at Laurencekirk

Motorists using the A90 near Laurencekirk are to benefit from an improved road surface as surfacing improvements worth £160,000 are set to get underway from Friday, December 10 at 7.30pm.

Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 10:02 am
The improvements will address defects in the road surface on the northbound section of the A90 south of Laurencekirk

The improvements will address defects in the road surface on the northbound section of the A90 south of Laurencekirk between Luthermuir to Oatyhill, creating a safer and smoother road surface for motorists.

The project is scheduled to begin on Friday, December 10 and will take place between 7.30pm and 6.30am over two nights, with all works scheduled to be completed by 6.30am on Monday, December 13. No works are programmed to take place on Saturday night.

To ensure safety for roadworkers as well as motorists throughout the works, there will be a lane closure on the northbound carriageway with a 10mph convoy system in place. All traffic management will be removed outwith working hours.

Ian Stewart, BEAR Scotland’s North East Representative, said: “This £160,000 investment from Transport Scotland will greatly improve and strengthen this section of the A90, as well as create a smoother and safer journey for motorists.

“The traffic management planned for this project is essential for everyone’s safety however we’ve taken steps to minimise disruption for motorists as much as possible during the improvements, including carrying out the works overnight and removing the traffic management during the day.

“We thank motorists for their patience in advance while our teams carry out these essential improvements the A90. We encourage road users to plan their journeys in advance by checking the Traffic Scotland website for up to date traffic information and allow some extra time to reach their destination.”