October 13, 2023

M80 8-9 FANKERTON BRIDGE EMERGENCY JOINT REPAIR

Overnight works commence 16 October 2023 Transport Scotland’s operating company, BEAR Scotland will carry out overnight emergency repair works on Monday, 16 October 2023 to a broken bridge joint on Fankerton Bridge, which carries the M80 over the B818 at Stoneywood in Denny between junctions 8 and 9. For the safety of workers and road … Continued

September 7, 2023

M80 and M73 OVERNIGHT CARRIAGEWAY CLOSURES FOR SURFACING WORKS

UPDATE – Change of dates: Following disruption caused by adverse weather, the dates of the ongoing programme of resurfacing works on the M80 have been changed. Amended dates are listed below. All other details remain the same. Works taking place for twelve nights starting Monday 18 September 2023 Overnight carriageway closures required for safety, 8pm to … Continued

September 1, 2023

BEAR SCOTLAND GIVES £1,000 FUNDING BOOST TO BEREAVEMENT CHARITY

BEAR Scotland, the Scottish trunk road maintenance company has donated £1,000 to Brightest Star, a charity dedicated to aiding bereaved parents and siblings who have experienced the devastating loss of a child. Founded in 2013 by Arlene and Derek Kennedy of Renfrewshire, Brightest Star emerged from a deeply personal tragedy: the sudden loss of their … Continued

June 2, 2023

OVERNIGHT LANE AND CARRIAGEWAY CLOSURES FOR M80 MAINTENANCE

  Works taking place for 15 nights starting Monday 12 June Overnight carriageway closures 8pm to 6am   A series of overnight lane and carriageway closures on the M80 and M73 are set to get underway on Monday 12 June.   The carriageway closures will protect motorists and allow our teams to carry out essential … Continued

May 16, 2023

OVERNIGHT DRAINAGE WORKS ON M80

12 nights of roadworks from 30th May 2023. Overnight lane and slip road closures.   As part of a rolling programme of maintenance works, a series of overnight lane closures and a slip road closure will get underway on Tuesday 30th May. This will allow BEAR Scotland and Carnell, on behalf of Highway Management (Scotland) … Continued

February 15, 2023

RESURFACING THE M80 NORTHBOUND APPROACH TO JUNCTION 9

RESURFACING THE M80 NORTHBOUND APPROACH TO JUNCTION 9 Overnight road closures on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 February 2023 BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to resurface a section of the M80 northbound prior to the Junction 9 off-slip. Works will take place on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 February 2023 between 19:30 … Continued

January 25, 2023

STRUCTURAL INSPECTIONS AT M80 JUNCTION 4A LOW WOOD

Overnight works commence Tuesday 7 February 2023 for 3 nights Carriageway closures 8pm to 6am Ongoing lane closures on A8011 Glasgow Road (westbound) remain in place for safety to reduce vehicle loading during inspections Essential structural inspections are required on the M80 at Junction 4a Low Wood to allow teams to obtain information to inform … Continued

October 14, 2022

OVERNIGHT SURFACING WORKS ON M80

  Three nights of roadworks begins 17 October 2022 Overnight carriageway and slip road closures required for safety   A three-night programme of overnight resurfacing works is set to get underway on the M80 motorway. The roadworks will see the M80 main southbound carriageway improved between Junctions 6a and 6 and the northbound carriageway at … Continued

September 22, 2022

OVERNIGHT RESURFACING WORKS ON THE M8

Six 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 M8 … Continued

August 5, 2022

OVERNIGHT SURFACING WORKS ON M80 AND M73

14 nights of roadworks begins 8 August 2022 Overnight carriageway and slip road closures required for safety A 14-night programme of overnight resurfacing works is set to get underway on the M80 and M73 motorways. A phased programme of roadworks will see sections of the M80 main carriageway improved between Junctions 2 and 3, and … Continued

June 27, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND IS RECRUITING AT ALL LEVELS

Up to 100 job opportunities across Scotland   BEAR Scotland is bolstering its workforce in communities across Scotland, recruiting for up to 100 roles at all levels and departments in the business, seeking talent from entry-level roadworkers and engineering apprentices to senior civil engineers. The leading trunk road operating company has recently augmented its track … Continued

June 17, 2022

OVERNIGHT WEEKEND FOOTBRIDGE INSTALLATION PLANNED FOR THE M80 BETWEEN JUNCTON 2 ROBROYSTON AND JUNCTION 3 HORNSHILL 

Works to take place from Saturday 25 June over two nights Overnight road closures in place for safety, 8pm – 6am     As part of a large residential development in the Robroyston area, the housing developer is set to install a new pedestrian footbridge which will span across the M80, linking both sides of … Continued