Overnight Essential Maintenance Planned for A9

Essential maintenance is planned for the Craighulan Bridge which carries the A9 over the A924 north of Pitlochry with work due to get underway next week.

The project will involve teams replacing the deck expansion joints which will help ensure the structure continues to operate safely for years to come.

Work on the expansion joints is scheduled to start on Monday 15 March and will take place between 9pm and 6am over four nights.  All work is expected to be completed by 6am Friday 19 March.

To protect the workforce and motorists, overnight lane closures with temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A9. In addition, the A9 southbound on-slip situated to the north of Pitlochry will be closed for the first two nights of the works. This will be followed by the closure of the A9 northbound carriageway on and off-slip on the subsequent two nights. All traffic management will be removed during the daytime. 

Strict physical distancing protocols, in line with Scottish Government COVID-19 guidance, will supplement the operating procedures and risk assessments that have been developed to provide a safe working environment for the team undertaking the project.

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