Scottish Power is on site in Loanhead starting work on placing electrical cables underground.
Once the first phase of the work is completed, the construction of the long-awaited relief road to Edgefield Industrial Estate will be completed.
It is understood the delay was due to the legal process being agreed between the utility company and the developer.
A Scottish Power spokesman said: “Work to underground the cables that span the development site have commenced following completion of legal negotiations.”
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