A road in Stonehaven has been closed after a section caved in.
The A957 between Invercarron Cottage to the A92 has been closed effective immediately due to road subsidence, the council said.
Two neighbouring properties have been evacuated as a precaution.
Emergency road closure in place in Stonehaven. The A957 between Invercarron Cottage to the A92 closed because of possible road subsidence. Currently closed for 21 days. You can see the info on our website: https://t.co/ltT8qhpA0M (look for A957 emergency closure on the list). pic.twitter.com/H7qXSYttl9
— AberdeenshireCouncil (@Aberdeenshire) July 18, 2019
A council spokeswoman said: “We are working with the Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme contractor to establish the extent of the damage and to get the road reopened as soon as possible.”
An emergency work order on the council’s website states the work is due to be completed by August 7.
A diversion is in place.
More to follow.
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