A8 at Finlaystone Layby
17 May 2021
ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE ON THE A8 AT FINLAYSTONE LAYBY COMMENCES MONDAY 17TH MAY
UPDATE (28/07/21): The original planned maintenance on the A8 at Finlaystone layby was delayed due to the discovery of various issues below the road surface. These issues have now been addressed and a revised scheme design has been approved. Completion of this scheme is scheduled for mid-August 2021.
UPDATE (30/06/21): Maintenance on the A8 at Finlaystone layby has been extended while previously identified issues at the location continue to be addressed. The work is scheduled to be complete on Saturday 31st July 2021.
UPDATE (11/06/2021): Due to further issues identified at this location, work on the A8 at Finlaystone Layby has been extended and is expected to complete on Wednesday 30th June 2021.
Amey, on behalf of Transport Scotland as part of the Network Management Contract for the South West Trunk Road Unit, are undertaking essential maintenance on the A8 at Finlaystone Layby from Monday 17th May until Friday 11th June 2021. This scheme will address deterioration of the layby and it will be upgraded to meet current design standards.
The work will be carried out using a single lane closure at this location, which will be in place 24/7 until the scheme’s completion. We thank road users for their patience while this essential maintenance is underway.
Our operatives will follow strict physical distancing and hygiene protocols throughout the programme, in line with the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 guidance.
Please note, all schemes are weather dependent and may be cancelled or rescheduled if weather conditions are not favourable.
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