A947 Don Bridge to Fountain Equestrian Centre closed again

The A947 is scheduled to be closed between Don Bridge to Fountain Equestrian Centre from 8 pm on Friday until 6 am on Monday. The 35 Inverness to Aberdeen bus service will also be affected.

The A947 is scheduled to close again at 8pm this evening and not re open until 6 am on Monday 23 October.

The closure is for work on the AWPR

Diversion routes will be signposted.

Road users travelling south from north of Oldmeldrum will be diverted from the A947 Aberdeen to Banff Road at Oldmeldrum to the A96 at Inverurie, via the B9170 Inverurie to Oldmeldrum Road, Portstown Link Road, the B9001, Burghmuir Drive and Blackhall Road.  They will then be directed east along the A96.

A947 closure and diversion

Once again there will be changes to the Stagecoach 35 service between Inverness and Aberdeen. The Stagecoach website gives the following information

Stagecoach North Scotland would like to advise passengers of disruption to service 35 due to roadworks being carried out for the AWPR on the A947.

2000 on Friday 20th October until 0600 on Monday 23rd October


2000 on Friday 3rd November until 0600 on Monday 6th November

During the weekends noted above there will be a road closure on the A947 affecting service 35. During this closure service 35 from Elgin will operate as normal to Oldmeldrum then from Oldmeldrum the service will divert via Inverurie to serve Aberdeen. No stops on the diversion route between Oldmeldrum and Aberdeen will be in use on service 35. The same diversion will be in place for journeys leaving Aberdeen for Elgin and we are expecting these journeys to have a knock on delay of 10-15 mins for those travelling from Oldmeldrum to Elgin.

For those travelling to/from Newmachar there is a shuttle in place to connect to service 35 in Oldmeldrum. Connections to service 35 in Oldmeldrum are guaranteed and service 35 will wait for the shuttle (service 935) to arrive in Oldmeldrum before departing for Aberdeen. The Newmachar – Oldmeldrum shuttle timetable is available to download below.

Service 35A journeys will operate as per standard timetable between Union Square and Dyce on Saturdays, these journeys will terminate in Dyce due to the road closure. In addition to this, for those travelling from Dyce there will be a shuttle service in place with guaranteed connections to service 35 in Bucksburn connecting north from Bucksburn.

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