Principal / Senior Engineer – Perth, home working – Temporary

December 22, 2021

BEAR NE Bridges Team is looking to recruit an Engineer at Principal/Senior Engineer level to assist on the delivery of bridge repair, maintenance and upgrade schemes on structures within the NE trunk road network, as part of the term maintenance contract to Transport Scotland.  This is a temporary role up to the end of March … Continued

BEAR Scotland’s response to Storm Arwen

November 30, 2021

When eastern Scotland was hit by Storm Arwen on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 November 2021 over 100 operatives from BEAR Scotland and its supply chain worked to deal with the impact on the trunk roads it is responsible for in the North West, North East and South East of Scotland. The first storm of … Continued

A1 CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC BETWEEN THISTLY CROSS ROUNDABOUT AND ABBOTSVIEW JUNCTION

November 26, 2021

The A1 is now closed to all traffic in both directions between Thistly Cross roundabout and Abbotsview Junction, with wind speeds of up to 84mph forecast for this evening where the trunk road bridges over the River Tyne near East Linton. A diversion route is in place via the A199. This is expected to add … Continued

£25,000 ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS PLANNED AT A90 INVERUGIE BRIDGE NEAR PETERHEAD

November 26, 2021

Works start Monday 29 November for two weeks   Essential maintenance is planned for the A90 Inverugie Bridge over the River Ugie, located around two miles north of Peterhead with works set to get underway from Monday 29 November. The £25,000 project will involve teams repairing the embankment, reinstating the drainage system and constructing steps … Continued

SAFETY BARRIER UPGRADES ON THE A7 BETWEEN HAWICK AND ARKLETON

August 6, 2021

Daytime lane closures between 9-30 August 2021 A series of safety barriers on the A7 between Hawick and Arkleton will be upgraded from the 9-30 August 2021 by Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland. For the safety of workers and road users, there will be lane closures on short sections of the A7 on a … Continued

OVERNIGHT RESURFACING ON THE M876 WESTBOUND

August 5, 2021

Thursday 5 August 2021,   Overnight road closure on Tuesday 10 August 2021 BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to resurface 0.3 kilometres of the westbound M876 at Junction 2 near Larbert on the night of Tuesday 10 August 2021. For the safety of workers and road users, a short section of the … Continued

A720 EDINBURGH CITY BYPASS OVERNIGHT MAINTENANCE

July 5, 2021

Five-week programme commences 11 July 2021 Work to be completed over 16 phases A five-week programme of overnight maintenance on the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass is scheduled to begin on Sunday 11 July. The work will be carried out in 16 phases, with overnight closures on a different section of the bypass in each phase. … Continued

FURTHER ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ON THE A720 AT BABERTON JUNCTION

May 20, 2021

20 May 2021 Temporary lane closure for three nights commencing Sunday 23 May 2021   As part of the barrier improvement works on the A720, a closure of the Baberton on-slip is required for three nights which will commence Sunday 23 May until Wednesday 26 May.   This element of the road safety improvement scheme … Continued

A1 RESURFACING WORKS NORTH OF TYNE BRIDGE AND DOLPHINGSTONE TO WALLYFORD

May 20, 2021

20 May 2021 Overnight road closures to commence 7-13 June 2021 The southbound carriageway of the A1 North of Tyne Bridge between Abbotsview Junction and Thistly Cross Roundabout, and the northbound carriageway between Dolphingstone junction and Wallyford junction, are set to benefit from an improved road surface. Seven nights of resurfacing works will commence from … Continued

M8 JUNCTION 3 BRIDGE PROTECTION WORKS

April 8, 2021

Overnight slip road closure for preparatory works 14 April 2021 Eight weeks of traffic restrictions from Sunday 18 April 2021 A major project to upgrade safety barriers protecting the supports of bridges crossing the M8 at Junction 3 Livingston is set to begin later this month. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out … Continued