MAJOR WORKS PLANNED FOR HILL BRIDGE AT JUNCTION OF M876 AND M9

October 15, 2021

Bridge bearings and safety barriers to be replaced 23-week project commences Monday 22 November 2021 Major upgrade works are planned for a motorway bridge at the junction of the M876 and the M9 near Stenhousemuir. Hill Bridge carries the eastbound carriageway of the M876 over the M9 where the two motorways connect at Junction 8. … Continued

A1 THISTLY CROSS TO ABBOTSVIEW ROAD MARKING IMPROVEMENTS

October 15, 2021

Overnight northbound carriageway closure 20 October 2021 Motorists using the A1 northbound between Thistly Cross roundabout and Abbotsview junction are set to benefit from improved road markings, with one night of works planned for Wednesday 20 October. The works will complete a £265,000 programme of road marking and stud improvements on the A1 between Edinburgh … Continued

BEAR WEATHERS STORMS AND WINS GOLD AND SILVER COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS

October 15, 2021

BEAR Scotland, the trunk road management company, won both the gold and the silver gongs in the ‘Issues, Crisis and Reputation’ category of the CIPR PRide Awards Scotland announced by BBC’s Louise Minchin in a virtual ceremony. This success reflects the response to challenges posed by the effects of extreme weather conditions on trunk roads … Continued

A7 RESURFACING WORKS AT LANGHOLM

October 14, 2021

Overnight road closure 16 November 2021 The A7 at Langholm is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with one night of resurfacing works planned for Tuesday 16 November. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland resurface 200m of carriageway at the south end of Langholm, creating smoother and safer journeys … Continued

RESURFACING THE A720, LOTHIANBURN TO STRAITON EASTBOUND

October 14, 2021

Overnight works commence Friday 22 October 2021 Extended closure on weekend mornings to allow new surface to cool Overnight works to renew the road surface on a section of the eastbound carriageway of the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass from Lothianburn to Straiton are set to begin on Friday 22 October 2021. Transport Scotland’s operating company … Continued

OVERNIGHT WORKS ON THE M9 NEWBRIDGE ROUNDABOUT

October 7, 2021

Ten nights of lane closures begin Monday 18 October 2021 Overnight roadworks are planned at the Newbridge Roundabout over the M9, to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland to replace joints in the bridges that span the motorway. In a change to previously advertised dates, work will now take place from 20:00 until 06:00 … Continued

A1 RESURFACING WORKS – DOLPHINGSTONE TO WALLYFORD: 26 OCT – 2 NOV

October 6, 2021

Overnight road closures to commence 26 October 2021 The northbound carriageway of the A1, between Dolphingstone junction and Wallyford junction, is set to benefit from an improved road surface. BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, will resurface 2.3km of carriageway, creating smoother and safer journeys for motorists. To ensure the safety of roadworkers as well … Continued

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES FOR RESURFACING WORKS ON A68

October 5, 2021

A68 River Leader to Blainslie Jct – 6-7 October 2021 A68 Oxton Pottery – 11-13 October 2021 The A68 is set to benefit from an improved road surface in two locations with works set to start on Wednesday 6 October 2021. BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, will resurface 1.2km of carriageway in total, creating … Continued

A1 RESURFACING BETWEEN OAKTREE JUNCTION AND GLADSMUIR JUNCTION

October 4, 2021

Overnight northbound closure 14 October 2021 A section of the A1 between Oaktree Junction and Gladsmuir Junction is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with one night of resurfacing works on Thursday 14 October. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland resurface 0.4km of carriageway, creating smoother and safer journeys … Continued

OVERNIGHT INVESTIGATION WORKS ON THE A720 AND A702

October 1, 2021

Works commence Monday 4 October 2021 for five nights Overnight traffic restrictions will be in place on the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass and the A702 for five nights from Monday 4 October. This is to allow BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, to carry out coring investigation works in advance of future resurfacing. All work … Continued