A92 roadworks bring lane closures and speed limits

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Work starts this weekend

Drivers have been warned about restrictions on the busy dual carriageway, beginning on Sunday.

Repairs to foot bridges are set to get underway at the Three Stanes (Johnny Marshalls) and Carberry footbridges near Kirkcaldy.

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Starting on Sunday, the project will involve teams removing the existing safety barriers along the northbound and southbound verges of the A92 next to the bridges, and replacing them with an upgraded system to protect the footbridge columns.

That means an overnight lane closure between 7:00pm and 6:00am with a 10mph convoy system to install temporary barriers.

From Monday there will be overnight lane closures for the next four weeks and a reduced speed limit of 50mph in place at all times.

On the final night of the work – which is scheduled for week commencing Monday July 20 – there will be further overnight lane closures with a 10mph convoy system to safely remove temporary barriers. An exact date will be determined as work progresses.

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Workers will observe strict physical distancing protocols, and new safe operational procedures and risk assessments have also been developed to ensure teams are kept safe throughout the project.

Andy Thompson, BEAR Scotland’s north east representative said: “This project is essential to ensure the two footbridges on the A92 remain safe and protected.

“At this difficult time the safety of our employees and our supply chain remains a top priority during this essential project, and all personnel will be subject to strict physical distancing protocols in line with Government guidance to ensure they are kept safe.

“The traffic management is essential to keep everyone safe during these works, however we’ve planned for all construction to be carried out overnight to limit the overall impact to road users and our teams will do all they can to minimise disruption and complete this project as quickly and safely as possible.

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