OVERNIGHT ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE PLANNED FOR TWO BRIDGES ON CALEDONIAN CANAL

January 12, 2022

A82 Fort Augustus and Laggan Swing Bridges  Work starts Monday 17 January Overnight road closures in place for safety     Essential maintenance on two bridges that carry the A82 over the Caledonian Canal is set to get underway next week. The £220,000 project will see work undertaken on the Fort Augustus and Laggan Swing … Continued

SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR THE A82 BETWEEN FORT WILLIAM AND SPEAN BRIDGE

January 10, 2022

Works begin Tuesday 11 January for four days   A section of the A82 is set to benefit from an improved road surface with works set to get underway on Tuesday 11 January. The project will address defects over a 250 metre section of the A82 between Fort William and Spean Bridge, in proximity to … Continued

£130,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A85 IN OBAN ON CORRAN ESPLANADE  

January 6, 2022

Monday 17 January   SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A85 IN OBAN ON CORRAN ESPLANADE WILL NOW BEGIN ON TUESDAY 18 JANUARY   Please be advised that the start date for planned surfacing improvements on the A85 in Oban has been re-arranged as a result of some difficulties experienced with another scheme.   The project was … Continued

NEW £150,000 ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANNED FOR A85 BETWEEN CONNEL AND KILMARONAIG

January 5, 2022

Project set to begin on Monday 10 January   A new road safety project on the A85 between Connel and Kilmaronaig is set to get underway from Monday 10 January. The £150,000 investment from Transport Scotland will involve teams installing over 1.6km of safety barrier along sections of the A85 to improve motorist safety. In … Continued

ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE FOR A9 DALNABO OVERBRIDGE NEAR BALLINLUIG

December 22, 2021

Works start on Wednesday 5 January for 12 weeks   Essential maintenance work is set to get underway on the A9 Dalnabo Overbridge near Ballinluig, with works scheduled to begin on Wednesday 5 January. The project will involve the removal and replacement of all surfacing and bridge deck waterproofing, as well as concrete repairs and … Continued

TRUNK ROAD IMPORVEMENTS ACROSS NORTH WEST SCOTLAND

December 22, 2021

Since October 2021, BEAR Scotland has delivered over £14m of resurfacing, safety improvements and maintenance schemes on behalf of Transport Scotland across many different routes and structures on the North West trunk road network. Over 20 resurfacing projects have been undertaken which included significant projects on the A82 adjacent to Loch Lomond, the A83 at … Continued

£200,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A83 BALURE TO TAYINLOAN

December 3, 2021

Friday 3 December   ADDITIONAL OVERNIGHT ROAD CLOSURE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS ON THE A83 BETWEEN BALURE AND TAYINLOAN FROM 8PM SUNDAY 5 DECEMBER   Please be advised that an additional overnight closure to complete surfacing improvements on the A83 between Balure and Tayinloan will take place on Sunday 5 December. The project was … Continued

BEAR SCOTLAND GEARS UP FOR WINTER SERVICE IN NORTH SCOTLAND

November 24, 2021

‘Gritallica’, ‘Mr Plow’ and ‘Ready, Spready, Go!’ on hand to tackle adverse weather 180 winter operatives and 58,500 tonnes of salt ready to treat trunk routes across North Scotland   BEAR Scotland and its well-loved team of gritters are geared up and ready to tackle Scotland’s infamous Winter weather as temperatures drop. 94 winter vehicles, … Continued

NEW £1.5M BRIDGE ON A887 OPENS TO ROAD USERS IN GLENMORISTON

November 23, 2021

  A887 Allt na H-Innse Beag Bridge complete after seven months of construction   A new £1.5M bridge was opened to traffic last week on the A887, nine miles west of Invermoriston, following seven months of construction funded by Transport Scotland. The new Allt Na H-Innse Beag Bridge was built to replace the previous bridge … Continued

£50,000 FOOTWAY IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED TO TAKE PLACE ON THE A82 THROUGH TYNDRUM

November 22, 2021

Works start on Monday 29 November   A £50,000 project has been announced that will see pedestrians benefit from improved footway provision next to the A82 through Tyndrum, with work set to get underway from Monday 29 November. The project will see upgrades undertaken between Pine Trees Leisure Park and the Green Welly Stop.  The … Continued