BEAR WEATHERS STORMS AND WINS GOLD AND SILVER COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS

October 15, 2021

BEAR Scotland, the trunk road management company, won both the gold and the silver gongs in the ‘Issues, Crisis and Reputation’ category of the CIPR PRide Awards Scotland announced by BBC’s Louise Minchin in a virtual ceremony. This success reflects the response to challenges posed by the effects of extreme weather conditions on trunk roads … Continued

A83 REST AND BE THANKFUL

October 8, 2021

Friday 8 October 2021 – 2PM   A83 AT REST AND BE THANKFUL REOPENS FOLLOWING EARLY MORNING SAFETY INSPECTION All traffic diverted back onto A83 under convoy operation this morning following use of OMR from 3.30pm on Thursday. Teams remain onsite monitoring conditions   The A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful reopened shortly after … Continued

£470,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED ON THE A82 ADJACENT TO LOCH LOMOND

October 6, 2021

Works begin Sunday 10 October for three weeks   Motorists using the A82 from Kenmore Wood to north of Ardlui are set to benefit from an improved road surface with overnight works set to commence from Sunday. The £470,000 investment by Transport Scotland will see over 2km of the A82 adjacent to Loch Lomond resurfaced, … Continued

£360,000 SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A85 WEST OF METHVEN

October 6, 2021

Wednesday 6 October   SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR WEST OF METHVEN POSTPONED BY ONE WEEK   Please be advised that surfacing improvements planned for the A85 near Methven have been postponed due to forecast inclement weather. The project was due to get underway this week, however the work will now begin on Monday 11 October … Continued

ESSENTIAL BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A99 REISGILL BRIDGE

October 1, 2021

Works get underway on Monday 4 October for two weeks   An essential improvement project is set to get underway on the A99 Reisgill Bridge near Lybster from next week. The project will involve specialist teams upgrading the existing road safety barrier as well extending the area of protection when approaching the bridge at either … Continued

£600,000 ROAD MARKING IMPROVEMENTS ON A85 BETWEEN TYNDRUM AND OBAN UNDERWAY  

September 28, 2021

Works to continue for six weeks   A road marking improvement scheme is now underway on the A85 between Tyndrum and Oban The £600,000 investment by Transport Scotland will see improvements made to the road markings between Tyndrum and Dunollie Roundabout in Oban. Having commenced on Monday 27 September, the project is expected to take … Continued

NEW ROAD SAFETY AND FOOTWAY PROJECT ANNOUNCED FOR A82 AT ALLTSIGH, LOCH NESS  

September 27, 2021

Works start Monday 4 October for six weeks   A new £60,000 road safety and active travel project is to be progressed on the A82 at Alltsigh with works set to get underway next week. The project will involve the installation of approximately 80 metres of new footway adjacent to the northbound carriageway of the … Continued

OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPOVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A82 NORTH OF FORT WILLIAM

September 22, 2021

Project to begin on Sunday 26 September for eight nights Surfacing improvements are set to get underway on a section of the A82 north of Fort William from Sunday night. The project will improve around one kilometre of the A82 near Lochybridge Roundabout, creating a smoother and safer journey for road users of this section … Continued

£220,000 SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A83 NEAR LOCHGILPHEAD

September 17, 2021

Friday 17 September   ONGOING SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS ON A83 EAST OF LOCHGILPHEAD TO SWITCH TO OVERNIGHT WORKING   Please be advised that ongoing surfacing improvements on the A83 east of Lochgilphead are set switch to overnight working to ensure the project is completed safely. The project got underway this week with teams carrying out improvements … Continued

£450,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED ON A87 BETWEEN GLENGARRY VIEWPOINT AND ARDOCHY FOREST

September 15, 2021

Project to begin on Sunday 19 September across three weeks Overnight road closures in place for safety, 8pm to 6am   Essential surfacing improvements on the A87 between Glengarry Viewpoint and Ardochy Forest are set to get underway from Sunday. The £450,000 project will see a total of 1.7km of road resurfaced on the A87, … Continued