A85 overnight closures between Connel and Taynuilt

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Bear Scotland is due to carry out resurfacing work on the A85 east of Connel, which will mean closing the trunk road as a through route between 8pm and 5am each night.

The work is due to start on Sunday November 15 and end on Monday November 23. No works are planned for Friday and Saturday nights.

A signed diversion route will be in place via the A828 and A82 for people travelling between Tyndrum and Connel. There is a height restriction on the Connel Bridge, so vehicles exceeding 4.2m should go to the closure points and wait until the amnesty times. These are 9pm, 10pm, midnight, 2am and 4am. Access for emergency services will be maintained at all times.

Outwith working hours the traffic management will be removed, however a temporary 30mph speed limit will remain in place, as traffic will be travelling over a temporary surface.