June 22, 2022

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF M9 AND M876 AT HILL BRIDGE

Final carriageway closures to complete major project on 27, 28 and 29 June 2022 Overnight carriageway closures will be in place on the M9 on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June, and on the M876 on Wednesday 29 June, in the final stage of the major project to refurbish Hill Bridge, which carries the eastbound … Continued

June 20, 2022

RESURFACING THE WESTBOUND A720 AT STRAITON

Overnight works commence Monday 20 June 2022 Overnight works to renew the road surface on the westbound carriageway of the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass from Sheriffhall roundabout to Lothianburn are set to begin on Monday 20 June 2022. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out the project over 12 nights, including weekends. For … Continued

June 17, 2022

CLOSURE OF NORTHBOUND M9 FOR BARRIER INSTALLATION

Overnight carriageway closure 00:00 to 06:00 Thursday 23 June 2022 The northbound carriageway of the M9 will be closed between Junctions 8 and 9 from 00:00 until 06:00 on the morning of Thursday 23 June, to allow the safe installation of a new concrete barrier system. Northbound traffic will be diverted via the M876 and … Continued

June 17, 2022

ESSENTIAL REPAIRS TO CULVERT UNDER A68

24/7 northbound lane closure 27 June to 17 July 2022 Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland is to carry out scour repair works on a culvert that passes under the A68 approximately two miles south of Lauder. The A68 will be restricted to a single lane at this location from Monday 27 June until Sunday … Continued

June 16, 2022

RESURFACING THE M9 APPROACH TO JUNCTION 6 SOUTHBOUND

Two overnight carriageway closures 26 and 27 July 2022 The southbound carriageway of the M9 Approach to Junction 6 will be closed for resurfacing between 19:30 and 06:00 on the nights of Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 July. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland plans to renew approximately 1 kilometre of carriageway. A clearly signed … Continued

June 14, 2022

FORTH ROAD BRIDGE – VIADUCT RESURFACING

Lane and carriageway closures 29 June to 28 October 2022 Work to refurbish and maintain the Forth Road Bridge will continue this summer with a project to renew the waterproofing and surfacing on its approach viaducts. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out the works under a series of lane and carriageway closures … Continued

June 13, 2022

A1 RESURFACING: Penmanshiel & South of Tyne Bridge Northbound

Overnight roadworks 4–8 July and 11–15 July 10 nights of overnight closures planned on the A1 The A1 is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with a total of 10 nights of resurfacing works in two locations set to begin on Monday 4 July 2022. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company … Continued

June 13, 2022

INVESTIGATION WORKS ON A1 SOUTHBOUND

Overnight Closures on Wednesday 22  and Thursday 23 June 2022 Overnight closures on the A1 Southbound are planned on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 June as Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland carries out coring investigation works at Gladsmuir Junction and Abbotsview. To ensure the safety of roadworkers as well as the travelling public, there … Continued

June 8, 2022

RESURFACING THE M8 WESTBOUND HARD SHOULDER

Overnight road closure 15 June 2022 BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to resurface 420 metres of the westbound hard shoulder of the M8 between Junctions 3A and 4. The works will take place on the night of Wednesday 15 June. For the safety of workers and road users, the westbound carriageway of … Continued

June 8, 2022

DEVELOPING TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS

BEAR Scotland hosts work placement week for local school pupils BEAR Scotland were delighted to host work placement experiences in May for senior pupils from St Margaret’s Academy in Livingston with an interest in engineering and construction-related careers. The placements were provided in partnership with Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) West Lothian. Twelve senior pupils … Continued

June 7, 2022

BEAR Scotland – We’re Hiring

We’re hiring! We’re seeking talent at all levels of the business from entry level to senior engineers to come and join BEAR Scotland – Scotland’s leading trunk road operator! We recently retained the contract to manage and maintain trunk roads across the North West of Scotland on behalf of Transport Scotland and we are currently responsible … Continued

June 7, 2022

RESURFACING THE M9 SOUTH OF PLEAN

Two overnight carriageway closures 23 and 24 June 2022 The southbound carriageway of the M9 south of Plean will be closed for resurfacing between 19:30 and 06:00 on the nights of Thursday 23 and Friday 24 June. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland plans to renew approximately 1.2 kilometres of carriageway. A clearly signed diversion … Continued