Road closure at New Deer

ABERDEENSHIRE Council has announced that part of the A981 New Deer road will be closed this week for five days due to essential carriageway repairs.

A section of the road on the eastern approach to New Deer will be closed until Friday evening.

Diversions will be in place via the A948 and B9028 roads, while pedestrian access will be maintained and vehicular access to affected properties will be maintained where possible.

The council has apologised for any inconvenience caused by the works and advises motorists to check the council’s website at for updates.