Fife town to face two week road closure as essential resurfacing work takes place

Motorists warned of road closures as two week programme of road maintenance is to begin in Fife town.
Motorists warned of road closures as two week programme of road maintenance is to begin in Fife town.

Motorists are being advised to find alternative routes while a five figure sum of road maintenance improvements is undertaken in a Fife town.

Fife Council are to invest £68,000 improving the road network in Glenrothes with the resurfacing of Woodside Road, in the town from Monday, March 6 2017, with work scheduled to last for up to two weeks.

To ensure the safety of road users a road closure with diversion routes is to be put in place. The closure will run from Monday to Friday and be removed at the weekend.

Bus services on Woodside Road will be temporarily suspended and notices will be placed at existing bus stops directing passengers to alternative stops.

Councillor John Wincott, Fife Council’s executive spokesperson for environment and transportation said the work is part of a near £8 million programme of road improvements planned across the region in 2017.

“Our road network is vital to support economic development, inward investment, tourism, leisure and travel to work,” he added.

“Almost everyone in Fife uses our roads on a daily basis, which is why this type of maintenance work is so essential.”

“We apologise for any inconvenience and delay caused by these essential works, and we will try to keep any disturbance to a minimum. Your patience and co-operation during this time is greatly appreciated.”

Up to date information on bus timetables during the resurfacing work can be obtained by contacting Stagecoach on 01592-645680 or by visiting their website www.stagecoachbus.com