Commuters are being warned bus services in and around Dundee are being severely delayed due to the road closures for 3D Festival.
Stagecoach has said all of it’s services in the area face delays of up to 20 minutes.
Services in Dundee area now starting to run up to 20 mins late due to local road closures. This will affect all services in the area and out towards Arbroath, Perth, Fife, Blairgowrie and Forfar. We will try to keep disruption to a minimum.
— Stagecoach East Scot (@StagecoachEScot) September 14, 2018
Traffic is already said to be congested coming in to Dundee over the Tay Road Bridge and is likely to get worse as rush hour approaches.
Dundee bus firm Xplore urged commuters to hope on a bus with the roads already dealing with “significant levels” of traffic.
🚗 Traffic delays are building up to signifcant levels already – before the usual afternoon peak hits. We would urge revellers celebrating in Slessor Gardens tonight to hop aboard and help keep our roads clear.
— Xplore Dundee (@XploreDundeeBus) September 14, 2018
Delays are expected to continue throughout the weekend for the opening of V&A Dundee.
At 10am this morning the ramp into Dundee closed northbound, meaning Perth-bound traffic is being diverted along the ring road anti-clockwise, via East Marketgait.
The ramp will reopen and normal service will resume at 10pm on Saturday, after the 3D Festival in Slessor Gardens has finished.
The measure is one of many road closures today and tomorrow for the opening of the new museum.
A Tay Road Bridge statement said: “Expect delays coming into Dundee from Fife, take extra care and keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front.”
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