A1: Overnight roadworks are scheduled on the A1 between Old Craighall and Thistly Cross roundabout

Overnight roadworks are planned for the A1 between Old Craighall and Thistly Cross roundabout for 16 nights in April.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 11:11 am
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 2:40 pm

The planned work is being undertaken by BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company.

They will be making improvements to road markings and reflective road studs throughout this section of the A1.

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Roadworks are planned for the A1.

The works will take place overnight from Tuesday, April 6 to Monday, April 19 and from Tuesday, April 27 to Friday, April 30 between 7.30 pm and 6am with no works planned for Saturday nights.

To ensure the safety of roadworkers as well as the travelling public some sections of the A1 will be closed.

The timetable is as follows:

Old Craighall Jct to Dolphingstone Jct, both directions 6-7 April.

Dolphingstone Jct to Bankton Jct, both directions, 8 April.

Bankton Jct to Abbotsview Jct, Northbound only, 9-12 April.

Bankton Jct to Abbotsview Jct, Southbound only, 13-15 April

Abbotsview Jct to Thistly Cross Roundabout, Southbound only, 16-19 April.

Abbotsview Jct to Thistly Cross Roundabout, Northbound only, 27-30 April.

Tommy Deans, BEAR Scotland’s South East Network Manager, said: “These overnight improvement works will improve safety for motorists using the A1 between Edinburgh and Dunbar.

“We’ve scheduled the works overnight to minimise any disruption, however we encourage motorists to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys if they do need to travel on these nights.”

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