Scotland’s transport minister has responded to questions which arose when a parliamentary committee discussed a petition calling for a probe into the handling of the land-slip prone Rest and Be Thankful (RABT) situation.
‘I am keen to meet with the transport minister to discuss not only the Rest, but the many other transport connectivity issues that matter so very much to Argyll and Bute in every possible aspect of life – personal, social, medical and, of course, economy and business’
‘I would not want to rule out a public inquiry if Transport Scotland and the Scottish Government are unable to move the project forward in some way.’
As soon as they are in the ground, their root systems will begin to grow and develop, binding the hillside over time and reducing the likelihood of landslips.
The final night of surfacing improvements was due to take place on Sunday; an additional overnight closure will now be implemented next week
The work is scheduled to being on Sunday (April 10) is expected to take 11 nights to complete.