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

OVERNIGHT RESURFACING WORKS ON THE A702

April 6, 2021

Works start Monday 12 April Three weeks of overnight work to renew the road surface on sections of the A702 between Melbourne Crossroads and Easter Howgate is set to begin on Monday 12 April. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out the project, with all works to be completed by the morning of … Continued

A1 EDINBURGH TO DUNBAR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

April 1, 2021

Overnight road closures 6-19 April and 27-30 April 2021 Overnight roadworks are scheduled on the A1 between Old Craighall and Thistly Cross roundabout over a total of 16 nights in April. The project will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland make improvements to road markings and reflective road studs throughout this section of the … Continued

SCOTTISH APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2021

March 3, 2021

Dylan Cleminson   This week marks Scottish Apprenticeship Week which celebrates and encourages people to consider an apprenticeship as a valuable route to a successful career. This is the path chosen by Dylan, a Highways Apprentice from our South East Team, who was eager to gain hands-on experience in the field whilst studying for his … Continued

BEAR SCOTLAND LAUNCHES NEW SCHOLARSHIP FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENTS

March 3, 2021

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