Traffic Management Updates As Contraflow Completes on A9
The A9 contraflow between Inveralmond Roundabout and Luncarty is due to complete on 3rd August, 3 weeks ahead of the original schedule.
Tying in the existing road with the new realigned A9, the contraflow has formed an essential part of the works for the new flyover between Inveralmond Roundabout and Luncarty, which will link to the new bridge over the River Tay.
- To facilitate the contraflow removal from the A9 Northbound carriageways, there will be a series of traffic management changes on the A9 from the 1st to the 3rd of August.
- On the evening of the 1st August the Southbound traffic will be moved to lane 1 of the new Southbound carriageway.
- From the morning of the 2nd August there will be a Southbound contraflow implemented on the new A9 road alignment, all slip roads at Luncarty will be opened.
- From the evening of the 2nd August at approximately 10pm the Northbound slip roads at Luncarty will be closed until 6am on the 3rd of August.
This will allow the remaining traffic management to be removed and the new road to be opened with two lanes in either direction on the morning of the 3rd August, under a 40mph speed limit.
William Diver, BAM Nuttall Project Director commented, “We appreciate the contraflow has caused an inconvenience to motorists over the 17 weeks contraflow duration and I am pleased to be announcing an earlier than anticipated completion. As an integral part of the Cross Tay Link Road project, the newly aligned A9 will allow for a more efficient infrastructure in the long term. We’d like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding.”
Grant Laing, Leader of Perth & Kinross Council commented, “It is hugely encouraging to see these crucial works complete ahead of schedule and I’d like to thank all personnel working on this section of the project for their commitment to ensuring disruption was limited. I would also like to thank all the business and members of the travelling public affected by these works for their patience, and the residents of the villages and hamlets who have been impacted by the work.
“The Cross Tay Link Road is the central element of the Perth Transport Futures Project and each of these milestones sees us one step closer to an enhanced infrastructure and improved traffic flow throughout the area. By increasing network capacity, CTLR will reduce journey times and significantly reduce traffic congestion and related pollution in Perth city centre.”
News on the full project can be found on Cross Tay Link Road Updates July 2023 >