Roadworks Update: A78 improvements – Resurfacing Works Northbound and Southbound

Over £1m of essential maintenance on the A78 trunk road, will continue over the coming weeks and completed ahead of the festive season.

Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland, will carry out two further resurfacing schemes which will help prevent further deterioration of the road surface as temperatures drop. The dates and locations of the works are as follows:

·         28 November – 1 December and 5 – 6 December Dubbs Road to Pennyburn Roundabout – Full overnight closures on weekdays only between 8.00pm and 6.00am from Monday 28 November until Thursday 1 December then again on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 December. The exit from Pennyburn Roundabout to the A738 WB into Stevenston will also be closed on Thursday 1, Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 of December to westbound traffic between the hours of 8.00pm and 6.00am each night.

·         2 – 5 December Sharphill to Pennyburn Roundabouts – continuous southbound closure from 8.00pm on Friday 2 December until 6.00am on Monday 5 December.  There will also be an additional overnight closure on Wednesday 7 December from 8.00pm until 6.00am.

Motorists can keep up to date with real time traffic information by visiting the Traffic Scotland website and following their Twitter feed.


Diversion Routes:

A78 Dubbs Road to Pennyburn Roundabout – Motorists should follow a signed diversion via Eglington Interchange/Kilwinning Road to Irvine Road (A737) and Stevenston Road (A738). At Pennyburn Roundabout a diversion route will be in place via A78 Northbound to Dalry Road (B714) then via High Road (A738).

A78 Sharphill to Pennyburn Roundabouts – Motorists will be diverted from the A78 southbound, at Montfode Roundabout via the A738 Eglinton Road and back onto A78 Southbound at Pennyburn Roundabout.

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