Roadworks - closures and restrictions

Activities such as roadworks, temporary traffic lights and road closures can lead to delays and affect your journey times. To minimise any travel delays our Roads team controls all activities on the public road network.

We are not responsible for maintaining trunk roads (A90 and A96 in Aberdeenshire). You can view closures and restrictions on A90 and A96 on Traffic Scotland website.

We put traffic restrictions in place using a temporary traffic measure. The most common forms of restrictions are temporary road closures and speed limits, and they are usually required for roadworks. Other temporary restrictions can include weight limit, prohibition of waiting or one way. Road closures or restrictions may also be required for local gala events or public gatherings.

We identify alternative traffic routes and diversions where possible.

View road closures and restrictions

Alternatively, you can view closures and restrictions on Roadworks Scotland website. Under filter tools you can choose to zoom to Aberdeenshire area.

Apply for a temporary restriction

To apply for a temporary road closure or restriction, complete restriction of traffic application form (pdf 113KB) and send your submission to the relevant local Roads office.

Please note that if you are granted a temporary road closure, you will still need to obtain any required permits (for example road opening permit).

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