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Roads and pavements

Report road or lighting defects, find out about planned closures and how we can support you during and in the winter months.

Trunk Roads, including the M74 motorway, are the responsibility of Transport Scotland.

  • The M74 motorway is managed and maintained by Autolink
  • The A7 is managed and maintained by Amey
  • The A75, A76, A77, A701, A751 and other trunk roads are managed and maintained by Scotland TranServ
  • Roadworks and road closures
    Use this page to find out information about roadworks and road closures in Dumfries and Galloway.
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  • Report street lighting faults
    We aim to fix urgent faults within 24 hours and others within 10 working days. Repairs can take longer if we need help from a power supplier.
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  • Report a pothole
    We want to help you keep Dumfries and Galloway's roads in the best possible condition. Notify us of potholes using the online fault reporting tool.
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  • Winter Service
    The Council has a duty to prevent snow and ice endangering the safe passage of pedestrians and vehicles over public roads. Our Winter Service keeps the Council's road, cycle and pedestrian network clear for users during adverse winter conditions.
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  • Adopted roads
    New roads constructed in accordance with the Council's guidelines are normally adopted under the terms of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984. There is a also a statutory obligation under this Act for local roads authorities to provide a list of publicly adopted roads for inspection by the public.
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  • Road Safety
    Information on road safety, including advice on abnormal loads, timber transport, marches/parades and road occupation permits.
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  • Cycle Routes
    There are over 450 miles of signposted routes in Dumfries and Galloway and many off-road trails and world class mountain bike trail centres at locations such as Ae Forest, Mabie Forest, Dalbeattie and Galloway Forest Park and Drumlanrig Castle.
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DGFirst - Annandale and Eskdale

Harthill Depot
Glasgow Road
DG11 2SE

Tel: 01576 203113
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DGFirst - Nithsdale

Wayside Depot
Annan Road

Tel: 01387 271171
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DGFirst - Stewartry

Abercromby Road
Castle Douglas

Tel: 01556 505255
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DGFirst - Wigtown

Commerce Road

Tel: 01776 707500
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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