April 9, 2024

RESURFACING WORKS AT THE A83 LOCHGILPHEAD

  Overnight works at Cossack Street to Colchester Square, Lochgilphead Parking restrictions required 28  April-10 May 2024   BEAR Scotland, working for Transport Scotland, is set to improve the A83 road in Lochgilphead from Cossack Street to Colchester Square. The work, involving resurfacing and refreshing road markings, will start on Sunday 28 April at 5pm … Continued

April 3, 2024

ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS, A9 LUNCARTY JUNCTION

  Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April 8pm-6am Overnight slip closures with diversion   The A9 Luncarty junction will see road safety upgrades this April, with the replacement of road markings and reflective studs improving visibility at the slips.   Work will be carried out by BEAR Scotland on behalf of Transport Scotland on the … Continued

April 2, 2024

BEAR DONATES £4.7K TO GOOD CAUSES IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2024

BEAR Scotland and its staff are continuing their commitment to giving back to the communities in which it operates. Good causes benefited from £4,772 donations from the Scottish trunk road operator. Charities benefiting The year kicked off with a staff raffle raising £900 for Macmillan Cancer Care, BEAR’s new national charity partner of the year. … Continued

April 2, 2024

ASH DIEBACK TREE FELLING ON THE A83

  A83 Inveraray-Achadunan 8 April-3 May Road closure with amnesties   BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is removing trees affected by Ash Dieback Disease on the A83 from Inverary to Achadunan. This work extends the tree felling which has already taken place on the A835 and other North West trunk roads. The work will … Continued

March 26, 2024

SPRING REFRESH FOR THE A87 BORVE, NORTH OF PORTREE

  Monday 22-Tuesday 30 April, 7pm-7am Overnight road closure with amnesties (Monday to Friday)   The busy A87 tourist route on Skye will be given an upgrade ahead of the summer season.   A section of the road between the Drumuie junction and the Borve junction, north of Portree, will be resurfaced and road markings … Continued

March 19, 2024

DRAINAGE WORKS AND HILLSIDE MONITORING AT THE A83 AT REST AND BE THANKFUL

Current phase of A83 drainage improvements between View Point Car Park and Cobbler Bridge are nearing completion. Hillside inspection has identified a new area of movement on the hillside that is being monitored closely. Traffic management in place to facilitate drainage works and hillside monitoring. Traffic management will remain until hillside movement is better understood … Continued

March 14, 2024

£190,000 SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A9 SOUTH OF BRORA

Works to begin on Monday 18 March. Daytime lane closure with convoy On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out essential surfacing improvements on the A9 at Inverbrora, immediately south of Brora, with works set to get underway on Monday 18 of March. The project will see a new surface laid on … Continued

March 14, 2024

ROAD IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE A9 SOUTH OF MUNLOCHY

  Works continuing until Sunday 14 April   BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is currently undertaking essential road improvement works on a 1140 metre stretch of the A9 dual carriageway south of Munlochy, just north of Kessock Bridge in Inverness.   The project involves carriageway upgrades including drainage improvements, resurfacing and refreshing road markings, … Continued

March 13, 2024

NATIONAL CYCLE NETWORK IMPROVEMENTS A9 DALNASPIDAL

  NCN7 closed 13-26 March   Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland is set to carry out essential impronvements to National Cycle Network Route 7 (NCN7) near Dalnaspidal. A 2.6km section between Dalnaspidal and Dalwhinnie, adjacent to the A9, will be resurfaced. The project will take place from Wednesday 13 March for ten days, with … Continued

March 12, 2024

NIGHT TIME ESSENTIAL SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED ON THE A87 NORTH OF BROADFORD

Works begin on Monday 29 April for seven nights.  Overnight road closure in place for safety, Monday 29 April to Tuesday 7 May Motorist using the A87 will benefit from an improved road surface as resurfacing works are set to be carried out next month. The resurfacing improvements will make the road more durable and … Continued

March 12, 2024

ASH DIEBACK TREE FELLING CONTINUES ON THE A835

  A835 Inverlael to Leckmelm 18-23 March (road closure with amnesties)   BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, is carrying out essential landscape works to remove trees affected by ash dieback disease on the A835 from Inverlael to Leckmelm. This continues tree felling work on the A835 from Auchindrean to Inverlael. The scheme … Continued

March 8, 2024

ASH DIEBACK TREE FELLING ON THE A835

  A835 Auchindrean to Inverlael 11-16 March (road closure with amnesties) BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, is carrying out essential landscape works to remove trees affected by ash dieback disease on the A835 from Auchindrean to Inverlael. The scheme will take place from the evening of Monday 11 March 2024 to the … Continued