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Road Maintenance

Orkney Islands Council is responsible for road maintenance throughout Orkney. These services are administered through Development and Infrastructure.

Road Maintenance Contacts

For any queries please get in touch with us by emailing the Roads Support Team or by phoning 01856873535. For emergency access whilst we have a road closed please call 01856876338.

For more information on our upcoming programmes or to report a roads fault please use the buttons below:

For live information, including who is undertaking the work and for how long, on all current road works in Orkney please go to

 Diversion Plans

Below are current diversion plans for upcoming road works or works in progress where significant diversions are in place:

Ayre Mills Roundabout - resurfacing works from 11 October - Phase 1

Ayre Mills Roundabout - resurfacing works from 11 October - Phase 2

Moss Road - resurfacing works from 12 October - 22 October

Junction Road, Kirkwall - resurfacing works from 2 November - 6 November

New Scapa Road, Kirkwall - resurfacing works from 8 November - 11 November

Broad Street and Palace Road Kirkwall - resurfacing works from 15 November - 20 November

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Telephone: 01856 873535

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