Traffic back on A83 at the Rest after earlier rockfall

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Road traffic has been moved back to the main A83 after being diverted to the old military road detour for a period following a rockfall witnessed above the Rest and be Thankful on Saturday November 27.

A statement from trunk road management firm BEAR Scotland on Saturday afternoon read: ‘Hillside inspections have now been completed and the team are satisfied that the A83 may now be re-opened under traffic signal control.

‘Our teams remain on site to monitor the condition of the hillside and to construct a new roadside catch-pit.

‘Further updates will be issued in the coming days should hillside conditions prompt a change to traffic operation.’

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