ROADWORKS are set to get underway on a stretch of the A77.

Amey, on behalf of Transport Scotland, is updating the traffic management arrangement for the active travel improvement works on the road  from Monday, March 20 until Friday, March 24.

The work will take place with a daytime closure between 9.30am and 3.30pm, each weekday. 

The road between the Bogend Toll and Symington Junctions will operate as normal outwith these times. 

The closure of this junction is to allow the safe construction of the upgraded active travel route with associated crossing points on the side road.  

During the above times, signed diversion routes will be in place as listed below: 

Northbound off slip diversion: northbound traffic will be diverted north on the A77 to Bellfield Interchange where they will leave the A77 and take the sixth exit at the roundabout onto the A77 southbound.

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Traffic will then be diverted south on the A77 to the southbound off slip at the Bogend Toll junction where they will leave the A77 onto Tarbolton Road. At the roundabout, traffic will take the third exit onto the B730 where the diversion will end.  

Northbound on slip diversion: at the roundabout west of the A77 at the Bogend Toll junction, traffic will be diverted to cross over the A77 via the B730 overbridge.

At the roundabout traffic will take the first exit onto Tarbolton Road and then join the A77 southbound.

Traffic will then be diverted south on the A77 to Dutch House Roundabout where they will take the fourth exit onto the A77 northbound where the diversion will end.  

The work will also continue to be carried out using nearside lane closures of the A77 northbound carriageway between the Bogend Toll and Symington junctions.  

Pedestrian and cyclist access to the shared footway will be maintained, with these road users being escorted through the works whenever any footway closures are required.