Roadworks in Irvine Road are set to continue into next week.

The works, which are being carried out by Scottish Power and Morrison Utilities, will continue over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week too.

a traffic light convoy system has been in operation.

The disruption has resulted in long tailbacks and has affected commuters gettiing home in recent days.

Cllr Ian Murdoch has responded to concerns raised by constituents and taken the matter up with the transport authorities.

He said: "I have been assured that the roadworks will be temorarily removed at 3.30pm today to allow commuters a safer passage home."