Oakbank Road to close permanently aft...

Oakbank Road to close permanently after huge landslip

There are 2 comments on the IcPerthshire story from Feb 14, 2013, titled Oakbank Road to close permanently after huge landslip. In it, IcPerthshire reports that:

Sections of Oakbank Road in Blairgowrie are to be permanently fenced off by Perth and Kinross Council after two landslips caused damage deemed to be too expensive to repair.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at IcPerthshire.

A Local

Farnham, UK

#1 Feb 21, 2013
I don't know why they think alternative routes to cargills leap etc are the main issue here. Oak bank road is a major route from Rattray to town, avoiding traffic and enjoying walking. It is far more heavily used than I think the council realise for leisure but also for getting from a to b on foot or bike. Keathbank bridge is used continually too, and a direct virtually traffic free route to town or circular via the knockie is a huge loss for locals and tourists. Every effort should be made to preserve this route.
r_burnett

Lochgelly, UK

#2 Apr 28, 2013
i am a regular user of this beautiful and peaceful river walk. i must point out that the alternative path via the somewhat dilapidated steps, seems to me to be a far greater danger than the existing path. surely there is enough width left to construct a narrow throughway. if this is not addressed, it will be a great loss, not only to the many locals who enjoy this walk, but also to the many visitors.
i feel that so much money is absolutely squandered on non essentials, it is vital that this repair is undertaken.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Weather Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Michelle Grossman - About NBC 10 News Story - W... (Mar '08) 5 hr Flyerzzzzz 944
News One year anniversary of Gatlinburg wildfires br... 17 hr Adult Responsibil... 6
News Rep. Buck Wants To STOP Settlement Of Sexual Mi... Dec 13 surfeagle 1
News Wood fire advisory issued Tuesday for fourth ti... Dec 13 Paul Bunyan 1
News 'Alaskan Bush People' are 'On the Prowl' on Dis... (Feb '15) Dec 13 JKH 72
News Cookeville Regional feeling effects of Hurrican... Dec 12 Maggie 1
News Wet snow creates power woes; some without elect... Dec 12 Coal Country Save 1
More from around the web