A83 Rest resurfacing scheduled for Sunday

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A £375,000 resurfacing improvement project across six locations on the A83 has been revised following inclement weather.

The project planned to begin with resurfacing at the Rest and Be Thankful, from last Sunday 10 March, has been postponed until next Sunday night.

The revised programme subject to ongoing weather conditions is:

A83 Inveraray bridges Thursday March 14 – 7pm to 7am
An overnight road closure is required.

The diversion route is via the A82, A85 and A819, adding an additional 25 miles and 38 minutes to the journey.

Access for public bus services and emergency vehicles will be maintained.

A83 Rest and Be Thankful Sunday to Tuesday March 19 – 8pm to 5am.

Due to the ongoing catch-pit landslide mitigation works at the Rest and be Thankful, an overnight road closure is required for safety.

The Old Military Road diversion route will be in place to provide an alternative route for motorists during the surfacing works from 8pm to 5am.

A83 Strone Point – Wednesday March 20 – 7pm to 7am
Due to the narrow width of the road, an overnight road closure is required.

The  diversion route is via the A82, A85 and A819, adding an additional 25 miles and 38 minutes to the journey.

Access for public bus services and emergency vehicles will be maintained.

There is no alternative route at these locations:

A83 south of Whitehouse – Thursday March 21 – 7pm to 7am
surfacing improvements for one night with an overnight road closure.

A83 Stonefield – Sunday to Wednesday March 24 to 27 – 7pm to 7am.

A stretch of the A83 almost a kilometre long will be resurfaced at Stonefield, with overnight road closures in place for safety.

The projects have amnesties in place for road users at the following times; 8pm, 9pm, 10pm, 12 midnight, 2am and 4am.

Motorists are encouraged to arrive prior to these times to ensure they are accommodated within the amnesty period.

Local access and access for emergency services will be maintained at all times.

A83 Shira to Inveraray Bridge – Friday March 29 – 7am to 7pm.

The A83 will remain open throughout this daytime project, however a 10mph convoy system will be in place for safety.