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Transport / Drivers asked to be aware of oil spillages on A970

THERE are slippery patches on the A970 between the South Nesting junction and Lerwick due to oil spillages and rain.

A spokesperson for Shetland Islands Council said: “It appears that there are various road stretches affected, over a distance of around 10 miles.

“Roads staff are currently placing signs and spreading sand on the worst affected locations. Drivers are asked to exercise caution along the A970, particularly on bends and other areas where signs are place.”

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