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We are contacting you to let you know that public engagement events are being held for the A83 Rest and Be Thankful scheme

First published 
Mar 11, 2024
First published 
Mar 11, 2024

The events will provide local communities and road users the opportunity to see and comment on the design development for the long-term solution and on the progress towards delivering the medium-term solution.

Improving the resilience of the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful remains a key transport priority for the Scottish Government.

Details of the events are as follows:

Monday 18 March, 10am to 4pm

South Kintyre Development Trust Hall, 32 Kirk Street, Campbeltown, PA28 6BL

Tuesday 19 March, 12noon to 7pm

Lochgilphead Baptist Church, Union Street, Lochgilphead, PA31 8LP

Wednesday 20 March, 10am to 4pm

Lochgoilhead Village Hall, 8 Hall Road, Lochgoilhead, PA24 8AQ

Thursday 21 March, 10amto 4pm

Three Villages Hall, Shore Road, Arrochar, G83 7AB

Transport Scotland staff and their technical advisers AtkinsRéalis WSP Joint Venture (AWJV) will be on hand at the events to assist you with any queries you may have and talk you through any aspects of the scheme.

Your feedback will help to inform the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) Stage 3 Assessment for the long-term solution and the ongoing development of the medium-term solution.

A virtual exhibition room will also go live on 18 March for anyone unable to attend the in-person events and can be found at

Please provide any comments and feedback you may have by 10 May 2024 via post, email or via the online feedback form which can be found in the virtual exhibition room.

For further information, please visit the A83 Story Map in the link given

A83 Project Team

 T: 0131 316 8293

 WSP in the UK

110 Queen Street


G1 3BX