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

June 7, 2022

BEAR Scotland – We’re Hiring

We’re hiring! We’re seeking talent at all levels of the business from entry level to senior engineers to come and join BEAR Scotland – Scotland’s leading trunk road operator! We recently retained the contract to manage and maintain trunk roads across the North West of Scotland on behalf of Transport Scotland and we are currently responsible … Continued

May 6, 2022

M80 OVERNIGHT CARRIAGEWAY CLOSURES FOR ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS  

Overnight works to take place for ten nights between 8pm and 6am each night from Monday 9 May     A series of overnight lane and carriageway closures on the M80 and M73 are set to get underway from Monday 9 May so teams can safely carry out essential maintenance works. The carriageway closures are … Continued

April 1, 2022

BEAR Scotland – Apprenticeship Week

BEAR Scotland showed support towards Scottish Apprenticeship Week which took place mid-March. The week long campaign aims to celebrate and encourage people to consider an apprenticeship as a valuable route to a successful career.  

March 8, 2022

M80/A8011 OVERNIGHT CARRIAGEWAY CLOSURES FOR ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS   

Overnight works taking place for ten nights starting Monday 14 March As part of the continuing structural works that are ongoing on the M80 at Junction 4a Low Wood and A8011 Glasgow Road, a series of overnight carriageway closures are set to get underway to allow essential maintenance works on the bridge decks. The carriageway … Continued

February 8, 2022

SAFETY AND STRUCTURAL INSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATION WORK AT M80 JUNCTION 4A LOW WOOD

Work to take place overnight from Monday 14 February for nine nights Overnight carriageway closures required for safety, 8pm to 6am Ongoing lane closures on A8011 Glasgow Road remain in place for safety to reduce vehicle loading while inspections continue     Essential structural inspection and investigation works are continuing on the M80 at Junction … Continued

December 9, 2021

M80 OVERNIGHT CARRIAGEWAY AND SLIP ROAD CLOSURES FOR CARRIAGEWAY RESURFACING IMPROVEMENTS

Overnight works to take place on Monday 13 December between 8pm and 6am    Essential overnight resurfacing works on the M80 northbound between Junction 5 Auchenkilns and Junction 6 Old Inns are set to take place on Monday 13 December. The works will allow teams to address defects in the northbound carriageway, ensuring the network … Continued

August 26, 2021

BEAR SCOTLAND AWARDED M80 CONTRACT EXTENSION

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