February 23, 2024

A1 RESURFACING AT THREE LOCATIONS

Overnight works from 11 to 22 March 2024 The A1 is set to benefit from carriageway improvements at three locations, with Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland planning ten nights of resurfacing works at North Granthouse, Houndwood and South of Bankton. The works will take place from 11 to 22 March with the following road … Continued

February 19, 2024

OVERNIGHT PATCHING WORKS AT M9 JUNCTION 7

Overnight carriageway closure 28 February 2024 The southbound carriageway of the M9 will be closed between the slip roads at Junction 7 from 19:30 until 06:00 on the night of 28 February, to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland to carry out patching repairs to the road surface. A signed diversion route for southbound … Continued

February 15, 2024

FOOTWAY IMPROVEMENTS ON THE A985 BETWEEN CHARLESTOWN AND CROSSFORD

Lane closure for five weeks commencing 26 February 2024 Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland set to widen approximately 1.1km of the A985 footway between the junction to Charlestown and the junction to Waggon Road. The improvements will be carried out over five weeks, commencing on Monday 26th February. For the first three weeks of … Continued

February 14, 2024

INVESTIGATION WORKS ON M8 JUNCTION 3A WESTBOUND OFF-SLIP

Overnight slip road closure 26 February 2024 The slip road exiting the westbound M8 at Junction 3A Starlaw will be closed for investigation works between 20:30 and 06:00 on the night of Monday 26 February. A signed diversion route suitable for trunk road traffic will be in place, directing traffic to continue to M8 Junction … Continued

February 14, 2024

UPGRADING SAFETY BARRIERS ON THE A7 SOUTH OF GALASHIELS

Temporary traffic lights from Monday 26 February 2024 for four weeks Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland is set to install a new vehicle restraint system along the southbound verge of the A7, two miles south of Galashiels between The Hawthorns cottages and Boleside Road footpath. The works will be carried out over four weeks, … Continued

February 14, 2024

BARRIER REPAIRS AT M9 JUNCTION 1 NEWBRIDGE

Overnight slip road closure Sunday 25 February 2024 The northbound on-slip at M9 Junction 1 Newbridge will be closed from 20:00 until 05:30 on the night of Sunday 25 February, to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland to repair damaged roadside safety barriers. A signed diversion route for traffic wishing to join the M9 … Continued

February 13, 2024

ENHANCING PEDESTRIAN AND CYCLE ACCESS ON THE A7 IN HAWICK

Footway improvements and new pedestrian crossing at Buccleuch Road Temporary traffic lights for four weeks commencing 26 February 2024 Works to improve pedestrian and cycle access along the A7 Buccleuch Road in Hawick are due to commence on Monday 26 February for four weeks. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out a number … Continued

February 12, 2024

RESURFACING WORKS ON THE A1 SOUTH OF BANKTON

Overnight carriageway closures 26 to 29 February 2024 The southbound carriageway of the A1 after Bankton Junction is set to benefit from resurfacing improvements, with four nights of roadworks planned from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 February. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out the works overnight, between the hours of 19:30 and … Continued

February 9, 2024

TRAFFIC SENSOR REPLACEMENT WORKS AT M9 JUNCTION 9

Overnight southbound carriageway closure on night of 26 February 2024 The M9 southbound will be closed after Junction 9 Pirnhall on the night of Monday 26 February between 20:30 and 06:00, for works to replace faulty traffic sensors. The work is being carried out by Q-Free on behalf of the UK Government Department for Transport. … Continued

February 9, 2024

SELKIRK COMMUNITY FEEDBACK ON PEDESTRIAN USE OF A7 HELPING PROGRESS IMPROVEMENTS IN THE TOWN

Trunk roads authorities welcomed the strong engagement from the people of Selkirk in a public consultation at the end of 2023 on the perceptions of using the A7 in the town on foot or on wheels. Transport Scotland and its operating company, BEAR Scotland received responses from 131 people making 244 contributions in a six-week … Continued

February 8, 2024

VEGETATION MANAGEMENT WORKS ON THE A702 BETWEEN HARTSIDE AND CAUSEWAYEND

UPDATE: Two additional nights of work have been scheduled on Thursday 29 February and Friday 1 March. Exactly the same road closure and diversion will be in place each night as for previously advertised works. Overnight road closures 17 February to 28 February 2024 BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, is set to … Continued

February 5, 2024

CARRIAGEWAY REPAIRS – M8 JUNCTION 3 TO 3A WESTBOUND

Overnight carriageway closure Friday 16 February 2024 Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland is planning to carry out essential repairs on the westbound carriageway of the M8 between Junctions 3 and 3A on the night of Friday 16 February. For the safety of workers and road users during these works, the M8 westbound will be … Continued