July 29, 2022

A7 RESURFACING: NORTH ASHKIRK AND BOLESIDE

Overnight roadworks 23-27 August 2022 The A7 is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with a total of four nights of resurfacing works in two locations set to begin on Tuesday 23 August 2022. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland resurface approximately 1.6 kilometres of the A7, creating smoother … Continued

July 29, 2022

FOOTWAY IMPROVEMENTS ON THE A1 AT THORNTONLOCH

Temporary traffic lights in place from 21 August to 6 October Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A1 at Thorntonloch from 21 August until 6 October, while improvements are made to 1,000 metres of footway between No 11 Thorntonloch Holdings and the junction with Thornton and Crowhill. An alternative route for pedestrians … Continued

July 29, 2022

OVERNIGHT A7 RESURFACING WORKS TO TAKE PLACE OVER TWO WEEKS

Overnight road closure at Canonbie 11 nights of work scheduled from 8-19 August 2022 The A7 is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with 11 nights of resurfacing works scheduled between 8-13 August and 15-19 August 2022. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland resurface over 1.2km of carriageway, creating … Continued

July 28, 2022

ESSENTIAL REPAIR WORKS PLANNED FOR THE A830 ARIENSKILL RAIL BRIDGE

Work is set to begin on Monday 1 August for three days   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be undertaking essential bridge repairs to the A830 Arienskill Rail Bridge east of Lochailort, from Monday 1 August. The works involve repairing the concrete parapets, a process that involves breaking out defective concrete and … Continued

July 28, 2022

FOOTWAY IMPROVEMENTS ON THE A68 SOUTH OF PATHHEAD

Temporary traffic lights in place from 8 August to 10 October 2022 Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A68 south of Pathhead from 8 August until 10 October, while improvements are made to 600 metres of footway between Lairds Entry and Pathhead South Gateway. An alternative route for pedestrians will be signposted … Continued

July 27, 2022

RESURFACING THE M9 AFTER NEWBRIDGE ONSLIP NORTHBOUND

Four overnight carriageway closures begin Monday 8 August 2022 BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to resurface 0.5 kilometres of the M9 northbound main carriageway after Junction 1. Four overnight closures will be put in place while the work is carried out, commencing on Monday 8 August 2022. On the nights of 8, … Continued

July 27, 2022

ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE FOR THE A90 AT SPILLARSFORD BRIDGE

Works start Monday 1 August for two days   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out essential repairs on the A90 Spillarsford Bridge, with works set to get underway from Monday 1 August. The essential repairs will address defects in the bridge’s masonry parapet, ensuring that the bridge remains safe for … Continued

July 27, 2022

UPDATE: OVERNIGHT GRASS CUTTING ON SOUTH EAST MOTORWAYS

Final stage of annual verge grass trimming programme planned for August Short-term slip road closures required Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will undertake the third and final phase of its annual grass-cutting programme on South East Scotland’s motorway network in August. The first two phases of work to tidy up the verges on the … Continued

July 26, 2022

REFURBISHMENT PLANNED FOR RAILWAY BRIDGE AT M8 JUNCTION 3A

Project will involve contraflows on two weekends – 26-29 August and 9-12 September A slip road closure will also be in place on each of the affected weekends The bridge carrying the M8 over the railway at Junction 3A Bathgate is to undergo deck refurbishment and waterproofing replacement works later this summer. The nature of … Continued

July 25, 2022

SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A90 BETWEEN MYREKIRK AND SWALLOW ROUNDABOUTS

Works begin on Thursday 28 July for one weekend A contraflow system will be in place   A section of the A90 southbound in Dundee is set to benefit from surfacing improvements, with works set to begin on Thursday 28 July. The works follow surfacing improvements that took place on a section of the A90 … Continued

July 22, 2022

A1 SOUTHBOUND RESURFACING SOUTH OF TYNE BRIDGE

Overnight roadworks 1-5 August 2022 The A1 is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with five nights of resurfacing works set to begin on Monday 1 August 2022. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland resurface approximately 2.4 kilometres of the southbound carriageway of the A1. To ensure the safety … Continued

July 22, 2022

QUEENSFERRY CROSSING CABLE CLEANING

Work to mitigate ice accretion commences week of 8 August 2022 All of the Queensferry Crossing’s stay cables are to be cleaned over the next three months, in the latest phase of works to mitigate ice accretion. The decision to clean all 288 stay cables on all three towers was made after laboratory tests at … Continued