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

August 20, 2021

M80 OVERNIGHT CARRIAGEWAY CLOSURES FOR ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS

Overnight works taking place for ten nights starting Monday 23 August     A series of overnight lane and carriageway closures on the M80 and M73 are set to get underway on Monday 23 August so teams can safely carry out essential maintenance works. The carriageway closures are required to ensure roadworkers as well as … Continued

July 8, 2021

STRUCTURE INSPECTION AND INVESTIGATION WORKS UNDERWAY AT M80 JUNCTION 4A LOW WOOD

Thursday 9 July   SAFETY AND STRUCTURAL INSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATION WORK CONTINUE AT M80 JUNCTION 4A LOW WOOD • Work to take place overnight on Friday 9 July to reopen M80 4a slip road at Cumbernauld • Ongoing lane closures on A8011 Glasgow Road remain in place for safety to reduce vehicle loading while inspections … Continued

May 10, 2021

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT BEAR SCOTLAND

Looking for a new career?  We’re hiring! BEAR Scotland is bolstering its workforce in communities across South East Scotland, recruiting up to 50 new Highway Maintenance Operatives. BEAR has depots in the region at Rosyth, Queensferry, Bonnyrigg, Burghmuir near Linlithgow, St Boswells, Eyemouth and Chryston near Moodiesburn. Last year BEAR Scotland began an eight-year contract to … Continued

January 10, 2021

BEAR Scotland – Keeping Scotland Moving

Learn more about what we do to manage and maintain the Scottish trunk road network on behalf of Transport Scotland in the South East, North East, North West of Scotland.