Capital Project Updates

UPDATE – A70 Glenbuck road closure

The A70 will be closed from Monday 17 June until Sunday 30 June, from east of Muirkirk to the boundary with South Lanarkshire, to allow for the completion of the extensive A70 Glenbuck Road Realignment project. The final part of...

Mill Bridge upgrade complete

Works on the Mill Bridge, a Category C(S) Listed Structure which is located on the U6 near Loudoun Hill have been completed. The works included repairing damaged sections of masonry on the parapets and spandrels, localised surfacing over the bridge...

LED street lighting conversion project gets underway

Earlier this year, both East and South Ayrshire Councils approved plans by Ayrshire Roads Alliance to convert all remaining street lighting to LED lighting. In the proposals, around 80% of Street Lighting (16,441 in East and 15,141 in South) are set to...

New Cumnock Flood Prevention scheme underway

In December 2013 the New Cumnock area experienced a period of severe rainfall which resulted in  widespread flooding when the Nith, Afton and Connel rivers burst their banks. Following this East Ayrshire Council employed a specialist consultant to identify the flood risk associated with...

A70 Glenbuck Road Realignment – Update January 2019

Works have commenced at the Council boundary with South Lanarkshire to realign a section of road which has a history of road traffic accidents. RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd. were appointed by the Council following a competitive tender process on a...