September 27, 2022

SAFETY BARRIER WORKS ON M9 BRIDGES, JUNCTIONS 6 TO 7

Pier protection upgrade for three bridges Northbound Motorway closure Monday 3 October 2022 Southbound Motorway closure Thursday 6 October 2022 Overnight carriageway closures will be in place on the M9 on the nights of Monday 3 October and Thursday 6 October, in the latest phase of a project to upgrade safety barriers protecting bridge piers … Continued

September 27, 2022

Winter Maintenance Service gets underway on A92 from Dundee to Arbroath

Road users of the A92 between Dundee and Arbroath are advised that BEAR Scotland’s winter maintenance service is now underway until Friday 19 May next year.   BEAR Scotland’s experienced winter maintenance team will work around the clock to analyse detailed forecasts and actual weather information from roadside weather sensors to ensure that treatment is … Continued

September 27, 2022

REFURBISHMENT PLANNED FOR M90 RAILWAY BRIDGE AT KIRKLISTON

Full carriageway closures on two weekends – one in each direction Works scheduled for 14-17 and 21-24 October 2022 The bridge carrying the M90 over the railway just north of M9 Junction 1A Kirkliston is to undergo deck refurbishment and waterproofing replacement works this autumn. The nature of the project means the M90 will need … Continued

September 27, 2022

BRIDGE JOINT REPLACEMENT WORKS ON M9 AT WINCHBURGH

Overnight southbound carriageway closures 3-7 October 2022 The bridge carrying the M9 over the railway just west of Junction 1A Kirkliston is to undergo essential joint replacement works on the nights of Monday 3 October to Friday 7 October. Temporary repairs have already been completed, however the full replacement of the joints requires the M9 … Continued

September 27, 2022

FORTH ROAD BRIDGE OPEN DAY SUCCESS

Open day attracted over 400 visitors and raised over £2,000 for charity BEAR Scotland pledges to repeat the event next year Doors Open Day at the Forth Road Bridge has been hailed a great success, attracting over 400 visitors and raising over £2,000 for charity. The event on Saturday 24 September was organised by Transport … Continued

September 27, 2022

ESSENTIAL SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A835 GORSTAN

Project to begin on Wednesday 5 October for six nights Overnight convoy works   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out essential surfacing improvements on the A835 at Gorstan, with works set to get underway from Wednesday 5 October. The project will see 295 metres of the A835 at Gorstan resurfaced, … Continued

September 23, 2022

£980,000 SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR THE A86 CREAGDUBH

Works begin Friday 14 October for up to ten days 24 hour road closure in place for safety   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out £980,000 worth of surfacing improvements on the A86 at Creagdubh, with works set to get underway on Friday 14 October. The resurfacing improvements will involve … Continued

September 23, 2022

ESSENTIAL BRIDGE WATERPROOFING INVESTIGATION WORKS PLANNED FOR A82 BORLUM BRIDGE

  Works to start on Thursday 29 September for one day   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out essential waterproofing investigation works for the future replacement of the Borlum Bridge, south of Drumnadrochit. Works are set to get underway on Thursday 29 September.   The investigation works are required to … Continued

September 23, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE

  Over 40 local job opportunities in North West Scotland Recruitment Open Days Across the country BEAR Scotland is bolstering its workforce in communities across North West Scotland, recruiting for over 40 roles at bases including locations in Perth, Dundee and Inverness, as well as smaller operational depots throughout the North West of Scotland. The … Continued

September 22, 2022

OVERNIGHT RESURFACING WORKS ON THE M8

  Five nights of closures on the M8 between Junction 5 and Junction 7 westbound Works planned for September and October 2022 BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to resurface 1.3 kilometres of the M8 westbound main carriageway ahead of Junction 6. To allow for resurfacing works to be carried out safely, the … Continued

September 22, 2022

A68 RESURFACING WORKS SOUTH OF FORDEL MAINS

Overnight closure Tuesday 4 October 2022 The A68 is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with resurfacing works scheduled on the night of Tuesday 4 October near Fordel Mains, approximately two kilometres north of Pathhead. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland resurface 200m of carriageway, creating smoother and safer … Continued

September 22, 2022

WEEKEND ROADWORKS AT M8 JUNCTION 3A

Bridge works rescheduled for weekend of 30 September to 3 October 2022 Motorists warned to expect delays The second phase of refurbishment works on the bridge carrying the M8 motorway over the railway at Junction 3A has been rescheduled for the weekend of 30 September to 3 October, after being postponed following the death of … Continued