first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInFinal phase of Dumfries Bypass worksThe final phase of a £6m programme to upgrade the A75 Dumfries Bypass will begin on Friday 18 September 2015.The work is the last instalment in a series of schemes to upgrade the road surface; improving journey time reliability and safety as well as ensuring the longevity of the route for years to come.Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland, will undertake the works under a total weekend closure of the A75 from the A76 Glasgow Road roundabout to the A701 Edinburgh Road roundabout from 7.00pm on Friday 18 until 6.00am on Monday 21 September.Scotland TranServ’s contract director, Gordon Wilson said:“We will be delivering the final phase of this million pound project which will prolong the lifespan of Dumfries Bypass for years to come.“We have done everything we possibly can to plan the works over a weekend when traffic flows are lighter; however we would urge road users to plan their journeys to avoid delays.”Scotland TranServ has carried out extensive planning and consultation in preparation for these works including close liaison with Police Scotland and Dumfries and Galloway Council.Diversion:A local diversion will be in place which will take motorists from Glasgow Road roundabout to the roundabout at the A780 Annan Road.The eastbound diversion route will divert motorists from the A75 via Glasgow Street, Loreburn Street, English Street and the A780 Annan Road which connects back into the A75.The westbound diversion route will start at the A75/A780 roundabout and route traffic along the A780 Annan Road, Shakespeare Street, Whitesands and Glasgow Street which connects back into the A75.last_img

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