£20,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A90 INCHBARE/DUN JUNCTION CROSSOVERS

March 31, 2022

Works start Thursday 7 April for one night   A section of the A90 north and southbound is set to benefit from resurfacing improvements worth £20,000, with work set to get underway on Thursday 7 April at 7.30pm. The improvements will address defects in the road surface on the northbound and southbound section of the … Continued

£125,000 SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A972 PITKERRO ROUNDABOUT TO LONGTOWN ROAD

March 30, 2022

Works start Tuesday 5 April for three nights   A section of the A972 eastbound near Dundee is to benefit from surfacing improvements worth £125,000, with works set to begin on Tuesday 5 April at 7.30pm. The improvements will address defects in the road surface on the eastbound section of the A972 between Pitkerro Roundabout … Continued

RENEWING ROAD MARKINGS AND ROAD STUDS ON THE M90

March 30, 2022

Two-week programme commenced 27 March 2022 A two-week programme of overnight road marking improvement and stud replacement is under way on the M90 between Junctions 1B and 3. Work commenced on Sunday 27 March and is being carried out in 10 phases, with a combination of overnight lane closures and slip road closures in each … Continued

SECOND PHASE OF ROAD MARKING IMPROVEMENTS TO GET UNDERWAY ON A85 BETWEEN TYNDRUM AND OBAN

March 30, 2022

Friday 8 April   SECOND PHASE OF ROAD MARKING IMPROVEMENTS ON A85 BETWEEN TYNDRUM AND OBAN IMPACTED BY INCLEMENT WEATHER Please be advised that the second phase of a road marking scheme on the A85 between Tyndrum and Dunollie Roundabout in Oban has been impacted by inclement weather. The project was due to get underway … Continued

RESURFACING THE SOUTHBOUND M9 AT NETHERTON FARM

March 30, 2022

Three overnight carriageway closures begin Wednesday 6 April 2022 A section of the southbound M9 is to benefit from a £225,000 Transport Scotland investment in resurfacing improvements, with operating company BEAR Scotland planning to renew approximately 1.5 kilometres of the trunk road. For the safety of workers and road users, the southbound carriageway of the … Continued

£25 MILLION INVESTED IN SOUTH EAST TRUNK ROADS

March 29, 2022

In the first quarter of 2022, BEAR Scotland has delivered significant improvements across the South East trunk road network, thanks to investment by Transport Scotland totalling approximately £25 million. Resurfacing projects worth £4.2 million have improved safety and ride quality for motorists at 26 different locations, including the M8, M9, M80 and M876 motorways, as … Continued

KEEPING SOUTH EAST TRUNK ROADS SAFE IN WINTER STORMS AND SNOW

March 28, 2022

BEAR Scotland’s winter team has been working tirelessly these past few months to keep trunk routes in the South East safe and clear, spreading 13,640 tonnes of salt on roads, spraying 530 tonnes of liquid de-icer onto major bridge structures, and clearing an estimated 300 trees during storms. Winter service began in October, when heavy … Continued

NORTH EAST – WINTER AND STORMS ROUND-UP

March 28, 2022

Our Winter Team has been working tirelessly these past few months to keep trunk roads in the North East safe and manage them in a way that causes as little disruption as possible for the travelling public. Faced with challenging and difficult weather conditions, with ice, rain and wind in abundance and the occasional snowstorms, … Continued

STARTING THE YEAR ON A CHARITABLE FOOT

March 28, 2022

BEAR Scotland has already donated over £3,000 to several different charities and causes in the first three months of 2022. In January 20 BEAR Scotland employees completed the ‘Doddie Aid’ challenge, covering a total 3,439 miles between them and raising £1,010 to raise funds to help find a cure to Motor Neuron Disease. We have … Continued

CONCRETE REPAIRS AND SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS TRIAL COMPLETED ON A90 BRECHIN BYPASS

March 28, 2022

Surfacing trials on the A90 southbound carriageway on the Brechin Bypass were recently completed. The trial involved teams conducting repairs to the concrete carriageway across 1.2km of the A90 using a hydro-demolition method to break out numerous deteriorated areas of concrete, which was then reinstated using a specialist concrete mix. Following the concrete repair work, … Continued