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Third Don Crossing meetings to be held in Aberdeen

Artist impression of the third Don crossing
Artist impression of the third Don crossing

The first in a series of public meetings about the Third Don Crossing will take place next week.

Led by Aberdeen City Council’s finance convener, Councillor Willie Young, the event will be open to locals who want to know more about the scheme, construction work and related mitigation measures.

Members of the project team will also be on hand to answer any questions at Tillydrone community centre, Gordon Mills Road, on Thursday from 7pm until 9pm.

The scheme will involve the construction of a new single carriageway link road between the Parkway/Whitestripes Road junction and the Tillydrone Avenue/St Machar Drive junctions, including the construction of the new bridge itself.

Councillor Young said: “The most important thing for us is that we work with all of the people who are affected by the works for the Third Don Crossing and we are taking steps to ensure that the communities on either side of the new road and bridge are kept fully informed of the project.

“A site office will be set up on the Tillydrone side which will be open to the public where council officers can keep them up to date with the construction and answer any questions people may have about it.”

Meetings will be arranged for Danestone and Bridge of Don residents at later dates.

Construction will start later this year and the new bridge is due to open to the public by late 2015.

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