Road resurfacing works start shortly

Road resurfacing works start shortly
06 November 2019

Orkney Islands Council is advising of plans for resurfacing works on six roads around Orkney over coming months.

The resurfacing is scheduled to take place from now until March 2020, with crews working at each site for between one and two weeks, weather dependent, before moving onto the next site.

There will be delays and in some cases road or junction closures, but crews will be working to minimise these and maintain access as much as possible.

The roads, in anticipated order of works, are:

  • Old Scapa Road.
  • A967 at Voy corner.
  • Biggings Road, Holm.
  • King Street.
  • St Catherine’s Place.
  • School Place.

John Wrigley is the Council’s Roads and Environmental Services Manager. He said:

“These are important and necessary works on some of our most heavily used roads.

“We thank the community in advance for their patience and for their careful driving around our crews.”

The Council’s Roads team will be using it’s OIC_Roads Twitter feed throughout the programme to keep the public updated on any full road closures. Updates will also be made available on the Council website, the Council’s ‘OIC Updates’ Facebook page, and to local media.

If you wish to discuss any aspect of the planned works please contact the Council’s Customer Service team on 01856873535.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535


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