An Aberdeen roundabout is to close from this weekend while emergency works are carried out.
The junction between Great Southern Road and Riverside Drive, near Duthie Park, will be closed for five days from Saturday.
Motorists are being asked to avoid the area during the works, which are being carried out by SGN.
- Service 17: From the bottom of Crown Street, Millburn Street, Wellington Rd, Abbotswell Road, West Tullos Road, Provost Watt Dr. in both directions.
- Service 18: From Great Southern Road( heading to cove), Murray terrace, Bright Street, Brunswick place, Polmuir Rd, Ferryhill Rd, Millburn St, Wellington Rd, Abbotswell Road, West Tullos Road, Provost Watt Dr. in both directions
- Service 17A will serve Ferryhill on Sunday but in the opposite direction.
- Service 17 will not serve the Ferryhill Area, Service 18 will serve Ferryhill but in the opposite Direction. (Stops for town will become to Cove and vice versa)
We have been advised of an emergency closure of the roundabout on great Southern Road at Duthie park starting Saturday 27 April.
Services concerned: 17,17A,18,18A
Delays expected for services 3 and 20.
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A spokesman for SGN said: “We’ll be carrying out urgent repairs to our gas main at the King George VI Bridge in Aberdeen from 5.30am on Saturday.
“Our work will take place at the roundabout at the north end of the bridge, at its junction with Riverside Drive.
“To ensure everyone’s safety, the King George VI Bridge will be closed in both directions for motorists and pedestrians.
“There will be no access to the bridge from both the north and the south.
“Sections of Riverside Drive and the B9077 Great Southern Road, approaching the bridge from the north, will also be closed .
“Advance warning signs are now in place and local signed diversion routes will be in place for motorists and pedestrians from Saturday.
“All going well, we hope to complete our repairs, restore the road surface and fully reopen the bridge on Wednesday 1 May.”