DRIVERS using the A82 are being advised to plan ahead next week after plans to carry out resurfacing work were unveiled.

Trunk road maintenance company BEAR Scotland is to resurface a stretch of the trunk road north of Luss over five nights from this Sunday, July 7.

Each night from 7pm until 6am, a 10mph convoy system will be in place in the work zone between Luss and Culag, with the surfacing work due to be completed by 6am on Friday, July 12.

All traffic management will be removed outwith those hours, but a 30mph speed limit will be in place during the day because vehicles will be travelling over a temporary surface.

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The A82 will remain open throughout the project, which is costing £180,000.

Eddie Ross, BEAR Scotland’s north west representative, said: “The £180,000 surfacing improvements will help address the defects on this section of the A82 and greatly improve the road surface for motorists.

“The traffic management in place is essential to ensure the safety of road workers and road users.

"We’ve taken steps to reduce disruption to motorists as much as possible by carrying out the surfacing improvements overnight and have arranged all noisy operations to be completed before 11pm.

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“Our teams will do all they can to complete the works as quickly and safely as possible, and we thank motorists for their patience in advance while we carry out these works.

"We would also encourage motorists to plan ahead before setting out by checking the Traffic Scotland website for up to date travel information.”

Real-time journey planning information can be obtained by visiting or on Twitter at @trafficscotland.