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M90 JUNCTION 4-8

From : 17th February 2020

To : 28th February 2020

Posted : 7th February 2020

Tuesday 18 February 

 

MEDIA UPDATE

RESCHEDULED £100,000 DRAINAGE INVESTIGATIONS ON THE M90 BETWEEN JUNCTION 4 AND 8 UNDERWAY

 

Please be advised that the £100,000 drainage investigations on the M90 between Junction 4 and 8 are now underway this week after adverse weather conditions brought in by Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis prevented the work from going ahead as planned last week. 

The project is now underway will take place over two weeks using 24-hour working. The traffic management will remain the same as originally planned, with 24-hour lane closures and a 50mph speed restriction in place for safety. The lane closures will be implemented in approximately 2km sections over the 12km scheme extents.

No work will take place on Friday 21, Saturday 22 or Sunday 23 February, with work continuing from Monday 24 February as before. All work is expected to be completed by Friday 28 February.

Andy Thompson, BEAR Scotland’s North East Representative, said: “Unfortunately adverse weather conditions brought in by Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis last week resulted in us moving our drainage investigations for sections of the M90 back by a week, with work now underway.

“We’ve planned the project to take place using 24-hour working, with all work removed on Friday and over the weekend to keep any disruption to a minimum.  Our teams will do all they can to complete the works as quickly and safety as possible.

“We thank motorists for their patience in advance while our teams carry out these essential drainage investigations on the M90, and 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 the new mobile site my.trafficscotland.org.

 

 

£100,000 DRAINAGE INVESTIGATIONS

 

M90 Junction 4 – 8, northbound  

 

Works start Tuesday 11 February over two weeks

 

Drainage investigations are to be conducted over a 12km section of the M90 northbound carriageway starting next week.

The investigations will involve teams carrying out cleaning and CCTV surveying of the drainage network between Junction 4 (Kelty) and Junction 8 (Arlary) as part of general routine maintenance. 

The works are scheduled to start on Tuesday 11 February and will take approximately eight days and nights to complete using 24-hour working, with investigations planned to be completed by Thursday 20 February.  

To ensure the safety of the workforce as well as motorists, 24hr lane closures with a 50mph speed restriction will be in place during the works. Lane closures will be implemented in approximately 2km sections over the overall 12km scheme extents.

Consultation has taken place will all relevant stakeholders in advance of works to make them aware of the traffic management arrangements and to minimise any inconvenience.

Commenting on the project, Andy Thompson, BEAR Scotland’s North East Representative, said: “These investigations are part of the general routine maintenance of the M90 carriageway and are essential in ensuring the drainage network is kept in good functional condition.

“The planned traffic management is essential to ensure the safety of both road workers and motorists. We’ve planned this project to take place 24/7 to ensure the works are completed as quickly as possible and to minimise the overall impact to road users.

“We thank motorists for their patience in advance while our teams carry out these essential works on the M90. We encourage road users to plan their journeys in advance by checking the Traffic Scotland website for up to date travel information and allow some extra time to reach their destination.”

Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead before setting out 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, twitter at @trafficscotland or the new mobile site my.trafficscotland.org.

 

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