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Warning of roadworks from next week on the A95 by Cromdale

By Gavin Musgrove

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Motorists are being warned of delays with week-long road works due to start on the A95 Aviemore-Keith road by Cromdale next week.

A section of the whisky road south of Dalvey is to benefit from a £165,000 investment in major surfacing improvements.

These will repair defects in the road surface between Cromdale and Tormore with road bosses saying it will create a safer and smoother road surface for motorists.

The project is scheduled to be begin next Wednesday (August 11) and will take place over six days between 8am and 5pm daily.

All work is expected to be completed by August 18 subject to weather to conditions.

No works are programmed to take place over weekend.

A 10mph convoy system will be in place for safety during working hours.

All traffic management will be removed overnight.

Ian Stewart, BEAR Scotland’s North East Representative, said: “This £165,000 investment from Transport Scotland will greatly improve and strengthen this section of the A95 as well as create a smoother and safer journey for motorists.

“The traffic management programmed is essential for ensuring everyone remains safe throughout the project, however our teams will do everything possible to complete the works as quickly and safely as possible.

“We thank motorists for their patience in advance while our teams carry out these essential improvements on the A95.

"We 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.”

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