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A83 'old military road' to reopen

16 October 2012 Last updated at 14:53 BST

Work is under way to try to ease a notorious and recurring problem in Scotland's road network.

The A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll has been blocked by landslides several times over the past few years and drivers have been forced into an hour-long detour.

Now an old road will be brought back to life.

BBC Scotland correspondent Jamie McIvor reports from the A83.