Convoy system put in place on A90 as bypass work continues


Roadworks including a convoy system, contraflow and lane closures will be put in place on part of a major North-east road.

A series of restrictions are poised to take effect on the A90 north of the city at Tipperty as part of work the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).

Aberdeen Roads Ltd is carrying out the temporary realignment of a short section of the route, just south of Ellon.

A convoy system will be in place from 10pm tomorrow night until 6am on Friday.

Drivers will be stopped at temporary traffic signals and will then be escorted through the works as part of a convoy.

A contraflow system will be put in place from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Monday to allow the contractor to carry out central reservation and verge works.

When the restriction is in place motorists will not be able to turn right in to or out of Bridgend, near Tipperty.

A diversion for drivers to leave the junction and travel south will be to turn left on to the A90 northbound before rejoining the southbound carriageway.

Motorists travelling south wishing to turn into Bridgend will have to travel to the Murcar roundabout near Bridge of Don and rejoin the route travelling north to allow them to turn left at Bridgend.

A Transport Scotland spokesman said: “These traffic management measures on the A90 at Tipperty will enable the contractor to undertake necessary central reservation works.

“This change to road layout will bring drivers into close proximity with road workers, so we would also like to encourage road users to apply more caution than usual when driving through or nearby this section of the A90. Road users should also observe all road signage to enhance their safety, as well as the safety of others.

“We would like to thank drivers for their continued patience and support during the …read more

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