Our Roads - Regulations and Limits

Current traffic regulation orders Draft traffic regulation orders Abnormal loads

Traffic Regulation Orders

Traffic regulation orders are legal orders put in place to control speed, movement and parking of vehicles and control pedestrian movement on our roads. You can view any draft traffic regulation orders we have for our roads at the moment below.  You can find out about any traffic regulation orders on Trunk Roads on the Transport Scotland website.

Current Traffic Regulation Orders

Details of the orderLocationAssociated DocumentsDates order valid

Temporary restriction of to use of road - Knock Bridge, Isle of Mull - weight limit restriction

B8035 Salen - Gruline - Kinloch road - at Knock Bridge

All vehicles over 7.5 tonne MGW are prohibited from the road during this time

Valid from 3rd February to 23rd Feburary 2017

Auchendennan Road, Duck Bay, temporary prohibition of traffic order

Part of Auchendennan Road (as indicated in order)

Public Notice - Duck Bay

Valid from 23rd January 2017 to 31st March 2017, or until works are complete

Shore Street, Oban, temporary prohibition of waiting and loading order

Shore Street, Oban

Public notice - Shore Street

Valid from from 0001hrs on 16th January 2017 to 2359hrs on 16th April 2017, or until the works are complete.

Kilbridemore Bridge, Glendaruel West Road, Cowal, temporary 3 tonnes MGW weight restriction order

U22 Glendaruel West Road - where indicated in order

Public notice - Glendaruel West Road

Valid from 0001hrs on 21st November 2016 to 2359hrs on 18th November 2018, or until works are complete

C17 Port Ellen - Mull of Oa Road, Islay, temporary prohibition of traffic order

Part of C17 Port Ellen to Mull of Oa Road, as indicated in order

Public notice - Islay

Valid from 31st October 2016 to 24th March 2017, when indicated by signs

Gortans Road, Ardbeg Road and High Road, Isle of Bute. Temporary Prohibition of Waiting and Loading Order

Parts of Gortans Road, Ardbeg Road and High Road, as indicated in order

Public notice - Bute

Valid from 0001 hours on 7th November 2016 to  31st March 2017, or until the works are complete

Temporary closure of Taylor's Brae Footpath, Oban due to a collapsed retaining wall Order 2016

Taylor's Brae Footpath, Oban

Public notice Taylor's Brae

Valid from 19th January to 19th July 2016 or until remedial works are complete.
The Argyll and Bute Council (Off Street Disabled Person’s Parking Places) Order 2015 All of Argyll and Bute

Public notice Helensburgh

Public notice BC

Public notice OLI

Public notice MAKI

Valid from 1st February 2016
U24 Glenshellach Road Oban - Redetermination of means of exercise of public right of passage order 2015 Glenshellach Road, Oban Associated plan (U24) Valid from 29th February 2015
B8025 Crinan Moss - Keills Road, U38 Barsloisnach Road and U18 Drimvore to Crinan Ferry Road weight restriction variation order Sections of B8025, U38 and U18 as indicated by order Public notice (B8025, U38 and U18) Valid from 19th December 2014
Main Street and Old Quay Head, Campbeltown, temporary prohibition of stopping except taxis order Parts of Main Street and Old Quay Head (as indicated by order) Public notice (Main Street / Old Quay Head) Valid from 10th November 2014 to 6th May 2016)
Ganavan Road and Miller Road, Oban waiting restrictions variation order New waiting restrictions as indicated by order on Miller Road, and Corran Esplanade / Ganavan Road, Oban

Public notice (Ganavan / Miller Road)

Associated plan (Ganavan / Miller Road)

Valid from 24th November 2014
Soroba Road, Oban traffic management amendment order Additional waiting restrictions as indicated by order on Soroba Road, Oban between the Fire Station and Drumore Road

Public notice (Soroba Road)

Associated plan (Soroba Road)

Valid from 24th November 2014
Route B836 Dalilongart - Glenlean - Stronafian Road, Clachan - 30mph speed limit order B836 at Clachaig - part of as indicated in order

Public notice (B836 Clachaig)

Associated plan (B836 Clachaig)

Valid from 20th October 2014
Route A815 Cairndow - Strachur - Toward Road (Cothouse) 40mph speed limit order A815 Cairndow - Strachur - Toward Road (630m as indicated in order) Valid from 1st August 2014
Route A886 Strachur - Colintraive Road and U19 Couston Road. 30 mph speed limit order. Colintraive. Route A886 Strachur - Colintraive Road and U19 Couston Road. Public notice (route A886) Valid from Monday 14th October 2013
 Road upgrade works - Temporary prohibition of traffic order  Torpedo Range Road, Arrochar Public notice (Torpedo range)  Valid from 10th June 2013 until the works are complete
A and B class roads (speed limit review) 30mph and 40mph speed limit order Various - A816 Kilmelford, B844 Clachan Seil, A816 Kilmore, A819 Inveraray Public notice (A & B class roads) Valid from Monday 25th February 2013
Route A83 Kennacraig to Campbeltown Road and UC59 Machrihanish Road controlled parking within lay bys order Sections of A83 Kennacraig to Campbeltown Road, and UC59 Machrihanish Road and junction

Public notice (A83 and UC59)

Associated plan (A83 and UC59)

Valid from Monday 4th January 2013
Route A814 Ardoch 40mph speed limit order Section of A814 Dumbarton to Arrochar Road

Public notice (A814 Ardoch)

Associated plan (A814 Ardoch)

Valid from 14th December 2012
UC59 RAF Machrihanish Road, A83 Kennacraig to Campbeltown Road and various streets, Campbeltown traffic management order UC59, A83 and various streets, Campbeltown

Public Notice (UC59, A83 and various streets)

Associated plan (UC59, A83 and various streets)

Valid from 6th July 2012
Location of pelican crossing notice - West King Street Helensburgh West King Street Helensburgh n/a n/a
Salen Primary School, Isle of Mull, Part time 20mph limit (variation) order Salen Primary School, Isle of Mull Public Notice (Salen Primary School) from Monday 19th December 2011

Various roads, Isle of Mull, weight and length restrictions amendments order 2011

Mull Roads Weight Restrictions – Exemption Procedures

Various roads, Isle of Mull n/a Valid from 26th August 2011

Disabled Street Parking Traffic
Order 2011

All Areas Public Notice (Disabled Street Parking) Valid from 19th August 2011

Draft Traffic Regulation Orders

Details of the Draft Order Associated Documents Date Consultation Period Ends

Traffic regulation order to introduce a waiting restriction on a section
of the B8003 Balvicar-Cuan Ferry Road at the North Cuan Ferry.

 3rd March 2017

Various street (Luss) Traffic Management Order

Old A82 Road, Luss Speed Limit Order

3rd February 2017

A814, Main Road Cardross, waiting restriction amendment order

16th February 2017

You can view any archived draft traffic regulation orders here.

Disabled persons parking places

Schedule 2011 to 2012 - this schedule provides the detailed information specified in the Disabled Persons Parking Places Order 

Abnormal Loads

Before a large or heavy load can travel on the road, we need to check that there are no problems with the route it proposes to take.

If you wish to move such a load, please send the following details to the contacts below:

  • route proposed
  • date of journey
  • vehicle sizes
  • vehicle weight and axle configuration

N.B Abnormal Load movements on our Trunk Roads, (A82, A83, A85, A828) should be sent to TranServ Scotland.

To arrange to move an abnormal load, or for further information, please contact:

abnormalloads@argyll-bute.gov.uk