Drainage improvements on A83 south of Port Ann

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Motorists using the A83 south of Port Ann are to benefit from better road drainage as improvement works worth £14,500 get under way later this month.

Works will start on Monday February 27 for five days, with improvements carried out between 7am and 7pm each day with no weekend working planned.

The programme will involve work to install a drainage pipe and filter material to replace an existing drainage ditch over a 160m section of the road.

The road will remain open throughout the works

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