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ALERT: A91 partial and temporary road closure

To more safely manage runners and traffic during this Sunday's Stirling Scottish Marathon, a decision has been taken to temporarily close the A91 north and southbound between the Manor Powis Roundabout and the Muirton Roundabout to all traffic apart from emergency vehicles and the 62D FirstBus service to and from Alloa. The closure will be in place between 10:00 and 14:00 on Sunday 21 May 2017. If you are travelling into Stirling from the east, please use the Clackmannanshire Bridge southbound and enter Stirling via the A905 through Fallin.

The maps, descriptions and downloadable documents below show the sectors and key points of the road closure plan for the 2017 Stirling Scottish Marathon on Sunday 21 May. The interactive map below allows you to click on the coloured lines and lettered icons for more information about each area.

Further down the page you’ll find links to the downloadable maps and descriptions for each sector.

If you have any further queries regarding the road closures, please get in touch with our customer services team who will be able to advise.

  •   Sector 1
  •   Sector 2
  •   Sector 3
  •   Sector 4
  •   Sector 5
  •   Sector 6
  •   Sector 7

 

Full details

 

Sector 1


Sector 1 map

Closure period 0500 - 1100

  • During the closure period residents have the ability to access and egress at all times
  • Residents should expect to see traffic management signage/cones at their junction with the A84 promoting them to turn right only if living on the south of the A84 and left only if living on the north of the A84.
  • Egress from this sector is east bound only taking vehicles towards Stirling city centre (Kildean roundabout M9 interchange)
  • Access to this sector is west bound only from Stirling city centre (Kildean roundabout M9 interchange)

Point A

  • This is a road closure point at the A84/Craigforth roundabout. At this point there will be no access to vehicles unless accessing local properties only as far as Sommer’s Lane.
  • At this point exiting traffic will be directed onto the open road network heading south and east towards Stirling City Centre and the M9 where north and south routes can be accessed.

Point B

  • This is a road closure point at the A84/Sommers Lane junction. At this point there will be no access to vehicles heading westbound, this is to ensure the route can be set up.
  • At this point any traffic that has ignored signage on the A84 in Sector 1 will be politely asked to perform a U turn and head south and East to Point A.

Road re-openings – see Sector 1 and Sector 2 maps and detail

  • Roads will be re-opened in a timely fashion, however there are a number of key checks that are required before the highways can be re-opened to traffic.
  • The A84 is a key trunk road and the reopening of it will take place as follows:
  • From Craigforth Roundabout (Point A Sector 1 map) through to A84/A820 (see point G on Sector 3 map).

Please note: At this time Doune Village remains inaccessible, as runners will be using the carriageway, see sector 3 for maps and detail.

Target time for Sectors 1 and 2 reopening is 1100.

 

Sector 2


Sector 2 map

Closure period 0500 – 1100

  • During the closure period residents have the ability to egress from 0500 and up until 0845,
  • Residents should expect to see traffic management signage/cones at their junction with the A84 promoting them to turn left only if living on the south of the A84 and right only if living on the north of the A84.
  • Egress from this sector is west/north bound only as follows:

Point C and D (see Sector 2 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on the A84 with no alternative egress routes.
  • For those residents living between these points egress is available from 0500 – 0845 heading west bound only.
  • Vehicles will be asked to exit at the nearest available junction which for this section is the A873 (Point D).
  • After 0845 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1100.
  • Vehicles are being directed west bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0845) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point D and E (see Sector 2 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on the A84 with no alternative egress routes.
  • For those residents living between these points egress is available from 0500 – 0845 heading north bound only.
  • Vehicles will be asked to exit at the nearest available junction which for this section is the B826 (Point E).
  • After 0845 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1100.
  • Vehicles are being directed north bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0845) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point E and F (See Sector 2 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on the A84 with no alternative egress routes.
  • For those residents living between these points egress is available from 0500 – 0845 heading northbound only.
  • Vehicles will be asked to exit at the nearest available junction which for this section is the B8032 (Point F).
  • After 0845 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1100.
  • Vehicles are being directed north bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0845) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Road re-openings – (see Sector 1 and Sector 2 maps and detail)

  • Roads will be re-opened in a timely fashion, however, there are a number of key checks that are required before the highways can be re-opened to traffic.
  • The A84 is a key trunk road and the reopening of it will take place as follows:
  • From Craigforth Roundabout (Point A Sector 1 Map) through to A84/A820 (see point G on Sector 3 map).

Please note: At this time Doune Village remains inaccessible, as runners will be using the carriageway, see sector 3 for maps and detail.

Target time for Sectors 1 and 2 reopening is 1100.

 

Sector 3


Sector 3 map

Closure period for Point G to H 0500 – 1130
Closure period for Point K to H (west bound only) 0500 – 1200
Closure period for Point H to K (east bound) 0500 - 1230

  • During the closure period residents have the ability to egress from 0500 and up until 0845,
  • Residents should expect to see traffic management signage/cones at their local junction with the A820 promoting them to turn right only if living on the south of the A820 and left only if living on the north of the A820.
  • Egress from this sector is north and east bound only as follows:

Point F and G (see Sector 3 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on the A84 with no alternative egress routes.
  • For those residents living between these points egress is available from 0500 – 0845 heading north bound only.
  • Vehicles will be asked to exit at the nearest available junction which for this section is the A84/A820 junction.
  • After 0845 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1100.
  • Vehicles are being directed north bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0845) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point G and H (see Sector 2 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on the A820 with no alternative egress routes.
  • For those residents living between these points egress is available from 0500 – 0845 heading east bound only.
  • Vehicles will be asked to exit at the nearest available junction which for this section is the B824.
  • After 0845 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Please see road reopening details below for localized access back into Doune during the road closure period but after the runners have passed through the village.
  • Vehicles are being directed east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0845) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point H and I (See Sector 2 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on the A820 with no alternative egress routes.
  • For those residents living between these points egress is available from 0500 – 0845 heading east bound only.
  • Vehicles will be asked to exit at the nearest available junction which for this section is the A9 North bound (Point I) OR south bound (Point J).
  • After 0845 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1230.
  • Vehicles are being directed east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0845) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Road re-openings – (see Sector 3 maps and detail)

  • Roads will be re-opened in a timely fashion, however, there are a number of key checks that are required before the highways can be re-opened to traffic.
  • The A84 is a key trunk road and the reopening of it will take place as follows:
  • From Craigforth Roundabout (Point A Sector 1 Map) through to A84/A820 (see point G on Sector 3 map).
  • From A84/A820 junction to the A820/B824 junction will be cleansed and opened as soon as possible, the target time for this is 1130. This will allow Doune to operate via the A84 coming from the south OR north AND it will also be accessible from the south and east via the B824 from Keir roundabout.
  • From 1200 vehicles will be allowed to egress out of Wallace Rd and turn left onto the A820 heading west bound only.
  • From 1230 east bound traffic from the B824 along the A820 will be able to flow into Dunblane.

Please note: At this time the A820 east of the B824 will remain closed, as runners will be using the carriageway, see sector 3 for maps and detail.

Target time for Sector2 reopening is 1100.
Target time for sector 3 point F to G is 1100.
Target time for sector 3 point G to H is 1130.

 

Sector 4


Sector 4 map

Closure period A820 west bound only from Wallace Rd 0500 – 1200
Closure period Dunblane western A9 interchange to Keir roundabout

  • During the closure period residents have the ability to egress from 0500 and up until 0915,
  • Residents should expect to see traffic management signage/cones at their local junction with the A820 promoting them to turn right only if living on the south of the A820 and left only if living on the north of the A820.
  • Egress from this sector is south and east bound only as follows:

Point K (see Sector 4 Map)

  • This applies to residents living north of the A820 with no alternative egress routes.
  • We ask that residents in the area north of the A820 (shown by purple shading on Sector 4 Map) use Grant Drive to access the A820, then making a short traverse along the A820 to Wallace Rd where residents will be direct to Old Doune Rd; then turning left onto Old Doune Rd and accessing the A820 (opposite Tescos) Point L on Sector Map 4). Once on Springfield Terrace ALL vehicles will be directed south and east to exit onto Perth Rd where traffic can access the A9 interchange to the north of Dunblane.
  • This egress is available from 0500 – 0915 only.
  • After 0915 there will be no egress permitted with the event started.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1230.
  • Vehicles are being directed south and east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0915) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point K and L (see Sector 4 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on the A820 with no alternative egress routes.
  • For those residents living between these points egress is available from 0500 – 0915 heading south and east bound only.
  • Vehicles will be asked to exit at the nearest available junction which for this section is Perth Rd.
  • After 0915 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Vehicles are being directed south and east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0915) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point L (See Sector 2 Map)

  • This applies to residents living west of the A820 with no alternative egress routes.
  • We ask that residents in the area west of the A820 (shown by blue shading on Sector 4 Map) use adjoining roads to Old Doune Rd to access the A820 (opposite Tesco’s Point L on Sector Map 4). Once on Springfield Terrace ALL vehicles will be directed south and east to exit onto Perth Rd where traffic can access the A9 interchange to the north of Dunblane.
  • This egress is available from 0500 – 0915 heading south and east bound only.
  • After 0915 there will be no egress permitted with the event started.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1230.
  • Vehicles are being directed south and east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0915) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Road re-openings – (see Sector 4 maps and detail)

  • Roads will be re-opened in a timely fashion; however, there are a number of key checks that are required before the highways can be re-opened to traffic.
  • The reopening of roads will take place as follows:
  • From A820/Wallace junction through to Keir roundabout this will allow full-unrestricted access to Dunblane.

Please note: At this time the Old A9 south of Keir House roundabout will remain closed, as runners will be using the carriageway, see sector 5 for maps and detail.

Target time for Sector 4 points K to M reopening is 1230.
Target time for the remainder of Sector 4 is 1330.

 

Sector 5


Sector 5 map

Closure period from Keir roundabout to University roundabout 0500 – 1315 AND
Closure period from University roundabout to Manor Powis roundabout 0500 - 1345

  • During the closure period residents have the ability to egress from 0500 and up until 0930.
  • Residents should expect to see traffic management signage/cones at their local junction with the A9/Henderson Street, these closure points will be stewarded allowing some egress as per the times above. Please note that there is no access back in during the full road closure window.
  • Egress from this sector is south and east bound only as follows:

Point N (see Sector 5 Map)

  • This applies to residents living along the Carse of Lecropt who want to egress.
  • We ask that residents in the Carse of Lecropt area access the Old A9 at this location and transit east only into Bridge of Allan before exiting the route (which is using Henderson St) at Fountain Rd.
  • This egress is available from 0500 – 0930 only.
  • After 0930 there will be no egress permitted with the event started and runners fast approaching this section of the route.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1315.
  • Vehicles are being directed south and east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0930) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point 1 (see Sector 5 Map)

  • This applies to residents in the Green shaded area to the north of Henderson Street who wish to egress south during the period when egress is available 0500 – 0930.
  • We ask that residents use Well Rd to access Henderson Street where the event stewarding will facilitate a left turn east along Henderson St to egress the run route at Point O, Fountain Rd.
  • After 0930 and until 1313 when the roads will be re-opened residents north of Henderson St are required to use the road network to the north (Sheriff Hill) to exit.

Point O (See Sector 5 Map)

  • This is the junction with Henderson St and Fountain Rd where vehicles will be asked to exit from the run route (Henderson St).
  • This applies to ALL traffic that is heading east bound on Henderson St, from this point vehicles can head south an pick up the main road network at Customs roundabout.
  • This egress point is available from 0500 – 0930 heading south and east bound only.
  • After 0930 there will be no egress permitted with the event starting.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0930) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point 2 (See Sector 5 Map)

  • This is the junction of the A9 and University Rd, once the last runners have exited the University roads will be reopened from Keir roundabout to A9/University Road roundabout.
  • Traffic will then be able to access Henderson St opening up the Bridge of Allan from Keir roundabout only.
  • ALL traffic should transit west and north to Keir roundabout as there will be no access along Alloa Rd to Manor Powis roundabout and the A91 until 13:45.

Point O to P (See Sector 5 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on Henderson St east of Fountain Rd with no alternative egress routes.
  • We ask that residents in the area who have no alternative egress transit east and south along the run route (Henderson St/Airthery Rd) to Causeway Head roundabout. Egress will then be at Point P (Causeway Head roundabout)
  • This egress is available from 0500 – 0930 heading south and east bound only.
  • After 0930 there will be no egress permitted with the event started.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1345.
  • Vehicles are being directed south and east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 0930) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Point P to Q (See Sector 5 Map)

  • This applies to residents living on Alloa Rd east of Causeway Head roundabout with no alternative egress routes.
  • We ask that residents in the area who have no alternative egress transit east and south along the run route (Alloa Rd) to Manor Powis roundabout. Egress will then be at Point Q (Manor Powis roundabout)
  • This egress is available from 0500 – 1000 heading south and east bound only.
  • After 1000 there will be no egress permitted with the event started.
  • Please note that there is no access back into properties during the road closure window 0500 – 1345.
  • Vehicles are being directed south and east bound only as this is the safest route for vehicles, once the roads are closed there will be event operatives working on the highway.
  • Please ensure that if you are exiting during the permitted period (0500 – 1000) you are vigilant, drive at slow speeds and adhere to all normal road rules.

Cambuskenneth

  • Road closures for the Stirling Scottish Marathon start from 0500 and specifically for the community of Cambuskenneth Alloa Rd from Causeway Head roundabout to Manor Powis roundabout.
  • Specifically for Cambuskenneth between 0500 – 1000 the egress route is as per normal via Ladysneuk Road then turning left only onto Alloa Rd to access Causewayhead roundabout, once at Causewayhead roundabout ALL traffic will be directed south onto Causewayhead Road.

Road re-openings – (see Sector 5 maps and detail)

  • Roads will be re-opened in a timely fashion; however, there are a number of key checks that are required before the highways can be re-opened to traffic.
  • The reopening of roads will take place as follows:
  • At 1315 from Keir roundabout to Henderson St/University Rd roundabout, opening Bridge of Allan and west/north routes to Keir roundabout to pick up the wider road network.

Please note: At the time of this reopening there will be no east/south bound vehicle movement beyond the University roundabout along Airthrey Rd to Causeway Head roundabout as runners will still be using the carriageway beyond this junction.

  • At 1345 from Henderson St/University Rd roundabout along Alloa Rd to Manor Powis roundabout this will allow full-unrestricted access to Bridge Of Allan, Cambuskenneth etc.

Please note: At this time the A91 north and south bound section from Muirton roundabout to Manor Powis roundabout will remain closed, as runners will be using the carriageway, see sector 6 for maps and detail.

Target time for Sector 5 points N to point 1 reopening is 1315.
Target time for the remainder of Sector 5 as far as Manor Powis roundabout is 1345.

 

Sector 6


Sector 6 Map

Closure period 10:00 – 1400

  • During the closure period the A91 north and southbound will be closed between Manor Powis roundabout and Muirton roundabout between 10:00 - 14:00.

Point Q (see Sector 6 Map)

  • This is Manor Powis roundabout junction of Alloa Rd and A91.
  • This applies to ALL vehicles transiting along Alloa Rd east of Causeway Head roundabout (Point P on Sector 5 map) during the egress period of 0500 – 1000.
  • On arrival at the Manor Powis roundabout (east bound) vehicles will have access to ALL three roundabout exits that is – North onto the A91 (signed St Andrews); East onto the A907 Alloa Rd (signed Alloa) AND South onto the A91 (signed M9, M80, Bannockburn and Stirling).
  • IMPORTANT NOTE – Manor Powis roundabout will be operational as normal so access the roundabout as per normal driving conditions.

Point R (see Sector 6 Map)

  • This is the Muirton roundabout junction of Forthside Way and A91.
  • This applies to ALL vehicles transiting through this area during the northbound closure period of 0945 – 1400.
  • South bound traffic will be able flow south of Muirton roundabout on the A91 but NOT west onto Forthside Way.
  • For north bound traffic on the A91 approaching the Muirton roundabout, traffic management will divert you at the A905 roundabout.

Road re-openings – (see Sector 6 maps and detail)

  • Roads will be re-opened in a timely fashion; however, there are a number of key checks that are required before the highways can be re-opened to traffic.
  • The reopening of roads will take place as follows:
  • From Muirton roundabout to Manor Powis roundabout, this allows for northbound access.
  • West bound access to Forthside Way as far as Players Rd roundabout remains unavailable until 1415.

Target time for Sector 6 points Q to R re-opening is 1415.
Target time for points P to V reopening is 1415 (see sector 7 map)

 

Sector 7


Sector 7 Map

Closure period from Muirton roundabout (Point R sector 7 map) to Players Rd roundabout (point V sector 7 map) 0500 – 1415
Closure period from Players Rd roundabout to Dumbarton Rd including the Riverside estate 0500 – 1615
Closure Period for Dumbarton Rd to Raploch Rd 0500 – 1645
Closure period for Raploch Rd; Back O’Hill Rd and A84 from Raploch Rd to Castle View business park roundabout 0500 - 1830

Point S and T (see Sector 7 Map)

  • This applies to patrons of the leisure centre and sports facilities at Stirling Sports Village.
  • Forthside Way closes at 0500 however access will be maintained between points S and T up until 1000.
  • After 1000 runners will be using the road and thus there will be no access/egress to/from the facilities, at this time patrons should park in SpringKerse Park and Ride parking and access by foot.
  • Forthside Way from Muirton roundabout (Point R) to Players Rd roundabout (Point V) will reopen from 1415 allowing access back into these facilities.

Point V and U (see Sector 7 Map)

  • This applies to residents in the flats off Forthside Way and any cars parked in the Vue Cinema car park.
  • Egress is maintained ALL day allowing vehicles to exit east (Point V) to Whitehouse Rd (Point U).
  • There is no access back into this area during the road closure period 0500 – 1630.

Point X and W (see Sector 7 Map)

  • This applies to local access from the A811 to Queens Rd and Queens Rd to the A811.
  • From 0500 – 1100 traffic will be managed between the A811 and Queens Rd.
  • From 1100 to 1645 there is no access via these routes and Dumbarton Rd from the A811 to Queens Rd will be closed in its entirety.
  • road rules.

Point Y (See Sector 7 Map)

  • This applies for access to Sainsbury’s and MacDonalds off Back O’Hill Rd.
  • From 0500 – 1830 managed access will be permitted using a 3 way set of traffic lights, access is via Customs and Drip Rd roundabouts.

Point Z (See Sector 7 Map)

  • This applies to residents living in the Riverside Estate with no alternative egress routes.
  • The Riverside Estate closure period is 0500 – 1615.
  • Egress is available via lovers walk from 0500 – 1000 AND THEN 1100 – 1615 (see orange coloured shading and arrows leading vehicles to Lovers walk.
  • Between 1000 and 1100 there is no vehicle egress permitted as the 5km run is using Forth St, which cuts off access to Lovers Walk.
  • There is no access back into the estate during the road closure window of 0500 – 1615.

Additional notes:

Customs roundabout remains operational ALL day with runners using the pedestrian underpasses in this area and not the highway. Please note that this allows access into the City Core but will be busy.