March 17, 2021

A86 AND A82 AT SPEAN BRIDGE

Wednesday 17 March   ADDITIONAL OVERNIGHT ROAD CLOSURES REQUIRED FOR ONGOING SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS ON THE A86 AND A82 AT SPEAN BRIDGE   Please be advised that additional overnight closures to complete surfacing improvements on the A86 and A82 at Spean will take place this week. Inclement weather last week impacted the full programme of work … Continued

March 10, 2021

A9 CRAIGHULAN BRIDGE

OVERNIGHT ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE PLANNED FOR A9 CRAIGHULAN BRIDGE NORTH OF PITLOCHRY Works start Monday 15 March for four nights   Essential maintenance is planned for the Craighulan Bridge which carries the A9 over the A924 north of Pitlochry with work due to get underway next week. The project will involve teams replacing the deck expansion … Continued

March 8, 2021

A9 WINDYEDGE FARM

£120,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS A9 Windyedge Farm, southbound Works start Wednesday 10 March for two nights   Essential work to address a section of the A9 southbound carriageway at Windyedge Farm near Perth is set to take place next week.   The improvements will address defects in the road surface on this southbound section of … Continued

March 3, 2021

BEAR SCOTLAND LAUNCHES NEW SCHOLARSHIP FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENTS

BEAR Scotland honour the memory of former chairman by supporting new industry talent BEAR Scotland has launched a scholarship for civil engineering students at Edinburgh Napier University in memory of former chairman Bill Taylor. From academic year 2021/22 onwards, the Bill Taylor Scholarship (BEAR Scotland) will provide £3400 to support an undergraduate through the latter … Continued

March 2, 2021

A82 SOUTH OF LAGGAN SWING BRIDGE

£280,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS A82 south of Laggan Swing Bridge Project set to begin on Thursday 4 March for seven nights Overnight road closures in place for safety, 8pm – 6am, excluding Friday and Saturday Amnesties will be in place at 9pm, 10pm, 11pm, 12am, 2am and 4am to allow traffic to safely pass through … Continued

February 27, 2021

A83 REST AND BE THANKFUL

Update – A83 Rest and Be Thankful Saturday 27 February – 09.30am OLD MILITARY ROAD REMAINS IN USE FOR ALL ROAD USERS DUE TO HILLSIDE CONDITIONS AND WEATHER FORECAST. Teams remain on site monitoring conditions. Update – A83 Rest and Be Thankful Friday 26 February – 11.30AM A83 REOPEN DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS FOLLOWING SAFETY INSPECTIONS … Continued

February 26, 2021

A84 CALLANDER

£470,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A84 CALLANDER Works set to begin from Sunday 28 February over three weeks   Two sections of the A84 located within Callander are set to benefit from an improved road surface with works planned to get underway from Sunday night. The £470,000 programme of improvements will see over 1.2km … Continued

February 22, 2021

A83 BETWEEN DRISHAIG AND RONACHAN

UPDATE: OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR THE A83 AT DRISHAIG POSTPONED     Please be advised that planned surfacing improvements on the A83 Drishaig have been postponed. The scheme at Drishaig is one of seven locations on the A83 set to receive an upgraded road surface over the next few weeks, with work originally due … Continued

February 19, 2021

A85 GLEN OGLE

ESSENTIAL GROUND INVESTIGATIONS FOR A85 RETAINING WALL NEAR GLEN OGLE Project to begin on Monday 22  February for four weeks   Essential site inspections and investigations on a retaining wall on the A85 near the Glen Ogle viaduct viewpoint are scheduled to get underway next week. As part of the project, specialist teams will inspect … Continued

February 16, 2021

A82 NEAR URQUHART CASTLE

£335,000 OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS   Project set to begin on Sunday 21 February for two weeks Overnight road closures in place for safety, 9pm – 6am, excluding Friday and Saturday Amnesties will be in place at 10pm, 11pm, 12am, 2am and 4am to allow traffic to safely pass through the work site     Sections … Continued

February 12, 2021

A82 ACHINTORE ROAD

NEW £1.7M COASTAL DEFENCE IMPROVEMENTS ANNOUNCED ON A82 ACHINTORE ROAD • Project to begin next week and will take around six months to complete A new coastal defence project worth £1.7M has been announced for the A82 at Fort William, with plans to commence the construction of a new sea wall on Achintore Road from … Continued

February 12, 2021

A9 CROMARTY BRIDGE

NEW £1.3M MAINTENANCE PROJECT UNDERWAY ON A9 CROMARTY BRIDGE • Project will provide scour protection around six piers of the bridge   A new £1.3M maintenance project on the A9 Cromarty Bridge is underway which will ensure the bridge remains protected against scour for years to come. The project involves the installation of rock armour … Continued