THREE weeks of roadworks got underway at the Kincardine Bridge this morning and now there are restrictions for pedestrians too.

Operating company Amey said that the Fife-bound footpath will be closed tomorrow and Wednesday.

In a statement they explained: "To allow essential maintenance on the Kincardine Bridge there will be intermittent closures of the northbound footpath from 10am to 3pm on Tuesday and Wednesday.

"These closures are to allow access to the areas of the control room and engine room in the central swing span of the bridge.

"The closures will be controlled by stop/go boards, with northbound footpath traffic being diverted to the southbound footpath."

Last week we told you that three weeks of roadworks would get underway today on the bridge, with "essential" concrete repairs being carried out.

There will be single lane closures each day on the 84-year-old bridge between 6am and 5pm.

Five days of roadworks on the A985 west of Pattiesmuir also started today, to clear the way for a £51,000 shared cycleway.

All schemes are weather dependent.