Lengthy diversion in place as roadworks start around Fife town

Motorists in central Fife have been warned to expect disruption in and around the Thornton area from Monday onwards.

By Craig Smith, Local Democracy Reporting Service
Friday, 19th November 2021, 2:53 pm

Fife Council is carrying out road resurfacing on Strathore Road for a period of up to three weeks.

The work, which has been programmed at a cost of £258,000, will be done on the stretch from Noble Foods to Oak Tree Avenue from 7.30am to 5pm - starting on November 22.

A lengthy diversion will be in place and drivers have been urged to plan ahead.

Roadworks are planned in and around Thornton

Councillor Altany Craik, convener of Fife's economy, tourism, strategic planning and transportation committee, said: “"Almost everyone in Fife uses our roads on a daily basis, which is why this type of maintenance work is so essential.”

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A road closure will be in place for the duration of the works and the diversion route will be signposted.

There will be access for emergency services but access for residents and businesses will be at the discretion of the contractor.

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