24 September 2021
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Investment to Keep Lochside Community on Tap24 September 2021
Around 700 metres of water main in Ardeonaig is to be replaced due to the number of bursts affecting supplies to customers over the past few years. Work starts on Monday 18 October and will last approximately six weeks.
Business As Usual
Local businesses, including the Ardeonaig Hotel, will be open as usual during these works.
For the duration of the project, the road between Camusurich and Ardeonaig will be closed daily from 9am to 3pm. Local access will be possible while upgrade work is underway in the road verge and fields.
“We have worked closely with customers and Stirling Council to come up with a plan that strikes the right balance between allowing access whilst ensuring the safety of our works team.”Georgina Reid
Corporate Affairs Manager
However, from Monday 25th October for two weeks the road will be fully closed between 9am and 3pm to allow a section of the new water pipe to be laid in the road itself.
Local access will then be possible for the remainder of the project from Monday 8th November while the upgrade works are completed in the road verge and fields.
The Ardeonaig Hotel and other local businesses will be open as usual throughout.
Scottish Water’s corporate affairs manager for the west Georgina Reid said: “This has been a challenging project given the relatively remote location and the fact local people and businesses rely on what is essentially a single-track road.
“We have worked closely with customers and Stirling Council to come up with a plan that strikes the right balance between allowing access whilst ensuring the safety of our works team.
“It has been a very difficult time for everyone over recent months, but we have reached the stage where this work has to go ahead to prevent our customers experiencing further interruptions to their water supplies.
“We would like to thank local people and road users for their patience and understanding.”
The work is being carried out by Scottish Water’s delivery partners Clancy Docwra.