Five nights of roadworks start Sunday

Resurfacing works will cause diversions. Pic Lisa Ferguson
Resurfacing works will cause diversions. Pic Lisa Ferguson

Drivers are being warned to expect five nights of diversions ahead of an £84,000 roadworks project starting this weekend.

The A92 Five Roads roundabout, near Newport-on-Tay, is set to be resurfaced on evening and overnight shifts to ensure the road “remains in a safe working condition for years to come.”

The works will require a partial closure of the roundabout with access from the A92 approaches maintained via temporary traffic lights.

Traffic from the local C12 road headed for the A92 will be diverted locally and signs will be erected in advance to advise motorists.

The restrictions will be in place from Sunday 26 March between 7.30pm and 6.30am each night with the works expected to be completed by 6.30am on Friday, March 31.

Traffic heading to Five Roads Roundabout from the St Michaels area will be diverted via A914 to A92 Forgan Roundabout. Traffic using the local C12 road to Five Roads Roundabout from Wormit Area will be diverted via B946, B985 to A92 Forgan Roundabout.

Andy Thompson, BEAR Scotland’s North East Representative said: “These works will help improve road safety on the Five Roads Roundabout, creating a smoother and safer journey for motorists.

“We’ve planned this scheme to take place overnight to limit the impact to traffic and also avoid working the busier Friday and Saturday nights, and our teams will do all they can to complete the works as quickly and safely possible.

“We’d encourage motorists to plan their journeys in advance by checking the Traffic Scotland website for up to date travel information.”

Real-time journey planning information can be obtained by visiting www.trafficscotland.org or twitter @trafficscotland.