Work continuing on A77 at Maybole this week

Work is ongoing this week to improve the road surface on the A77 going through Maybole.

The work, which is being carried out by Scotland TranServ began on Sunday and is set to last until Sunday October 19.

The repairs will see approximately one kilometre of the A77 carriageway upgraded which will deliver long-term benefits to drivers.

In order to carry out this essential road surface improvement project as quickly and safely as possible, the company says it will be necessary to implement a full road closure on Sunday 19th October from 8am to 6pm.

Works is currently being carried out under convoy control from 9.30am until 3.30pm each day until tomorrow (October 16).

Russell Rennie, Scotland TranServ’s Contract Director said: “Across south west Scotland we are improving the trunk roads network on behalf of Transport Scotland, supporting the economic growth and development of this important region.

“This is a significant project that will deliver long-term, tangible benefits for drivers in this part of Ayrshire.”

Diversion routes for total closures: A77 southbound:

Leave A77 SB at Maybole Cross on to B7023 – Crosshill – B7023 – B741 – rejoin A77 just north of Bridgemill roundabout.

A77 northbound: Leave A77 at Turnberry – A719 NB – rejoin A77 back at Doonholm Road, south of Bankfield roundabout.

A77 Maybole North Gateway: Scotland TranServ will also be carrying out 230m of carriageway resurfacing immediately north of the 30mph sign at the north end of the town. Works will be carried out under convoy control on Friday (October 17)from 9.30am until 3.30pm.

Motorists can keep up to date with real time traffic information by visiting www.trafficscotland.org or following their Twitter feed @trafficscotland.

Advanced warning signs will also be in place on the approach to the works to inform motorists that roadworks are taking place.