£280,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS, A96 KEITH

August 27, 2021

Friday 22 August   OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A96 KEITH RESCHEDULED   Please be advised that overnight surfacing improvements planned for a section of the A96 in Keith, outlined in the release below, have been rescheduled. The project had been programmed to get underway from Sunday 29 August over two weeks, however due to … Continued

QUEENSFERRY CROSSING ICE MITIGATION TRIALS

August 27, 2021

Cables on north tower to be cleaned 40mph speed limit on bridge while operatives work overhead Full-scale tests to be carried out at Jules Verne climatic wind tunnel in France The cables on the north tower of the Queensferry Crossing are to be cleaned as part of a trial to measure the impact of soiling … Continued

OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A82 SOUTH OF TARBET                                                                                                 

August 26, 2021

Works to begin from Sunday 29 August for seven nights   A section of the A82 south of Tarbet is to benefit from an improved road surface with work set to get underway from Sunday. The improvements will see almost 700 metres of the A82 resurfaced, creating a smoother and safer road for motorists. The … Continued

BEAR SCOTLAND AWARDED M80 CONTRACT EXTENSION

August 26, 2021

Operating contract with HMG extended by up to 10 years BEAR Scotland has been awarded a contract extension by Highways Management (Scotland) Ltd (HMG) to operate and maintain the M80 between Stepps and Haggs for up to ten more years. HMG entered a contract with Scottish Ministers in 2009 to design, build, finance and operate … Continued

RESURFACING THE EASTBOUND M8 APPROACH TO JUNCTION 3A

August 25, 2021

Overnight carriageway closure on Friday 27 August 2021 The eastbound carriageway of the M8 between Junctions 4 and 3A will be closed for resurfacing between 20:30 and 06:00 on Friday 27 August. The works will be carried out by BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company. A signed diversion route will direct eastbound motorists from M8 … Continued

NEW CATCH-PIT CONSTRUCTED AT REST AND BE THANKFUL TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LANDSLIP MITIGATION MEASURES  

August 25, 2021

Construction of a new £1.1M catch-pit at the Rest and Be Thankful has been completed which will provide additional resilience to the A83. The new catch-pit, which was completed last week, is approximately 120m long, around 12m wide and capable of holding around 4,500 tonnes of debris material from a potential landslip. It is the … Continued

M80 OVERNIGHT CARRIAGEWAY CLOSURES FOR ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS

August 20, 2021

Overnight works taking place for ten nights starting Monday 23 August     A series of overnight lane and carriageway closures on the M80 and M73 are set to get underway on Monday 23 August so teams can safely carry out essential maintenance works. The carriageway closures are required to ensure roadworkers as well as … Continued

ONE NIGHT OF ESSENTIAL SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A82 IN INVERNESS

August 20, 2021

Project to take place overnight on Thursday 26 August   A section of the A82 through Inverness is set to benefit from surfacing improvements with work set to take place next week. The improvements will address defects in the road surfacing on the A82 Longman Road at Henderson Road Junction, creating a smoother and safer … Continued

£170,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A82 NEAR INVERLOCHY CASTLE, TORLUNDY

August 20, 2021

Works begin Sunday 29 August for six nights   Overnight surfacing improvements worth £170,000 are set to get underway on a section of the A82 Inverlochy Castle near Torlundy later this month. The project will improve around 500m of the A82 at Inverlochy Castle, creating a smoother and safer journey for road users of this … Continued

RENEWING ROAD MARKINGS AND ROAD STUDS ON THE M8

August 20, 2021

14 overnight carriageway and lane closures begin Monday 23 August A series of overnight carriageway closures and lane closures is planned on the M8, to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland to renew road markings and road studs on the motorway between Junctions 1 and 6. For the safety of workers and road users … Continued