Rothesay road reconstruction gets under way

Reconstruction work in Argyle Street in Rothesay began on Monday, September 16.
Reconstruction work in Argyle Street in Rothesay began on Monday, September 16.

Reconstruction work on one of the main roads into Rothesay began on Monday.

Argyll and Bute Council is spending £100,000 on improvements to the town’s Argyle Street, from its junction with the Gallowgate near the centre of the town to the Skeoch Woods.

The reconstruction work is one of three Bute projects in the council’s roads programme for 2013-14, which also includes reconstruction of the A886 Port Bannatyne-Rhubodach road in the Shalunt Cottage area at a cost of £100,000, and structural patching on the A844 at Stravanan, between Ambrismore and Kingarth, costing £40,000.

A sum of £15,000 is also to be spent on reconstructing various Rothesay footways.