The closure of the bridge at Tifty for repairs which were due to be completed by 11 February has been extended for six month.
The repairs to the bridge are far more extensive than first thought and Aberdeenshire Council have today issued a closure notice for six months.
Closure (Except For Access) U39S Tifty for six months commencing 11 February 2016
Access will be provided for emergency, school transport vehicles and vehicles requiring access to properties but may be subject to delay until the road is cleared of construction plant to allow safe passage through the works.Site notices will be erected in due course indicating the temporary restriction to traffic and local diversions will be in place.
The alternative route is via
U39S Cardenwell to jct C26S
C26S to C26S Fyvie
C26S Fyvie to jct B9005
B9005 to jct A947
A947 to jct U39s
and vice versa.