Overturned glue lorry on A76

The A76 through Sanquhar is currently closed due a road crash which involved a lorry loaded with glue.

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Glue clean-up begins

Council workers begin to clean up the spillage Credit: Bob Geddes

Council roads workers have been brought in to clean up the 15,000 litres of glue currently spread across the road.

Sans is being poured over the glue, in the hope of absorbing the sticky substance.

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Glue spillage closes road

Police say the A76 outside of Sanquhar will remain closed for most of the day, after a glue lorry overturned.

Around 400 metres of the road is currently covered in glue.

The diversion currently in place is:

Southbound onto A70 at Cumnock, onto then B7078 to Abington Services, onto A702, then rejoin the A76.

Police advise northbound motorists to reverse this route.

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