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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...

B741 Cattle Grid replacement

The Grimmet cattle grid on the B741 road outside Dalmellington was recently replaced by Jamieson Plant Hire Ltd following a competitive tender of £15,361.95. The grid and supporting concrete foundation were completely replaced, road locally resurfaced and fencing and signage...

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...

Modern apprentices reach finals of top awards

Two of our Modern apprentices have reached the short listed finalists of two prestigious awards. Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2018  - Apprentice of the year Chloe Lennon - Roads Maintenance Team Chloe is an excellent role model for...

Our Winter Resilience Groups

Each year we encourage Community Councils and volunteer groups to participate in our winter resilience programme. Our winter resilience groups voluntarily carry out footway gritting within their local communities, helping vulnerable neighbours access their homes and local shops. Winter resilience...

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...

What we did this summer

Our teams have been very busy over the past few months and are set to get even busier as autumn and winter are fast approaching.        ...

Ayrshire Roads Alliance trials new material for resurfacing

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance has trialled a new bitumen material that is stronger and more resistant to the severe and wet weather we experience in East Ayrshire. Created by Scottish company, MacRebur, the new bitumen has been specially designed to...

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