Part of a road near Muirkirk will be closed for resurfacing work this weekend.

Ayrshire Roads Alliance will be carrying out the work on the B743 road at its junction with the A70.

The road is set to be closed between 7am and 1pm on Saturday, July 15.

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The days and times of the works may be dependent upon the weather conditions but the Order will be implemented only when the appropriate signs are displayed.

Emergency services access will not be affected and access for residents, deliveries and pedestrians’ out-with the working zone will be maintained.

An alternative route is in place via B743, Sorn, B713, C65, B705, Auchinleck, B7083, Cumnock, A70 and vice-versa.