Amey to close A68 at Pathhead on Sunday

Amey manages the A68

An emergency scheme to remove hazardous trees adjacent to the A68 at Pathhead village will take place from 8am until 4pm on Sunday 12 February 2017.

The road will be closed

This work requires a full closure of the A68 trunk road in Pathhead, to allow access for machinery and workers and ensure the safety of road users and pedestrians; with a signed diversion route in operation.


Northbound traffic will be diverted via the B6367 Tynehead Road, north of Fala, west to the A7 south of Middleton, north to the A720 city bypass to re-join the A68 at the Millerhill Junction.

Southbound traffic will be diverted via the A7 from the A720 city bypass to the B6367 Tynehead Junction, south of Middleton, then eastwards where traffic will re-join the A68 north of Fala.


Amey delivers engineering design and operational delivery services for Scotland’s South East Trunk Roads Network. Amey manages the A68.


8 Feb 2017