Tuesday 28 June
Please be advised that ongoing overnight surfacing improvements on the A90 southbound in Dundee require addition road closures.
The project was due to switch to overnight convoy operation from tonight (Tuesday 28 June) however, the works will now take place under a road closure. The project is now expected to be completed by 6.30am on Friday 1 July, subject to weather conditions.
Traffic management will remain the same as originally programmed during the first two nights of work, the A90 southbound will be closed from Claverhouse/Fountainbleau Junction to ensure the safety of roadworkers and motorists. All traffic will be diverted via Fountainbleaue Drive onto Pitkerro Road or Claverhouse Road and then onto Old Glamis Road. Morrisons Bus Stop on the A90 southbound will also be closed during this time, with passengers advised to use Fountainbleau Drive or Claverhouse Road stops instead.
All relevant stakeholders have been informed of the changes.
Real-time journey information is available from Traffic Scotland on www.trafficscotland.org, twitter at @trafficscotland or via the mobile site my.trafficscotland.org.
Friday 10 June
A section of the A90 southbound in Dundee is set to benefit from surfacing improvements worth £50,000, with works scheduled to begin on Sunday 26 June.
The improvements will address defects in the road surface on the southbound section of the A90 on approach to the traffic lights at the Kingsway / Forfar Road junction, creating a safer and smoother road surface for motorists.
The project is programmed to begin on Sunday 26 June and is expected to take place over three nights. Works will take place between 7.30pm and 6.30am each night, with all works expected to be complete by 6.30am on Wednesday 29 June, subject to weather conditions.
The works will take place as follows:
Consultation has taken place with all relevant stakeholders in advance of the resurfacing improvements to make them aware of the traffic management arrangements.
Commenting on the improvements, Ian Stewart, BEAR Scotland’s North East Unit Representative, said: “This £50,000 investment from Transport Scotland will greatly improve and strengthen this section of the A90, as well as create a smoother and safer journey for motorists.
“The traffic management is essential for ensuring the safety of our workforce as well as motorists, however we’ve planned the improvements to take place overnight to help limit disruption.
“We thank motorists for their patience in advance while our teams carry out these essential improvements on the A90. We encourage road users to plan their journeys in advance by checking the Traffic Scotland website for up to date traffic information and allow some extra time to reach their destination.”
Real-time journey planning information can be obtained by visiting www.trafficscotland.org, twitter at @trafficscotland or via the new mobile site my.trafficscotland.org.
Materials removed from the existing carriageway will be recycled using SEPA approved methods.