Likely traffic delays as extremely heavy load is taken across city

Motorists should be aware there will be likely traffic delays this evening as a lorry with an extremely heavy load will be taken from the city’s harbour to the Balmoral Business Park.

The 303tonne lorry and its load of a tank will be starting from York Place at about 7pm and will be under police escort. The load is a tank for the oil and gas industry.

The route will be York Place. Waterloo Quay, Regent Quay, the A956 Wellington Road, Victoria Road, Menzies Road, Craig Place and then finishing at Wellington Circle.

It is expected the journey will take about an hour.