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Traffic Scotland provides update as major Scottish road remains closed



The major road through Argyll has been closed since 12pm on Wednesday April 10 following a yellow warning for rain.

Although the alert ended at 10pm on Wednesday, Traffic Scotland said diversions via the Old Military Road remain in place.

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In an update on Monday morning, it said the road will be open for A83 Rest and Be Thankful traffic as a safety precaution.

Conditions will be monitored and an assessment is to be made late on Monday morning, Traffic Scotland added.

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We told last week how significant movements on the hillside following the very heavy rain brought boulders to the surface, causing concern for the safety of those on the road.

Over the weekend, Bear Scotland worked to deal with the boulder risk and monitored the movement of the hillside.

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