February 21, 2024

OVERNIGHT WORKS ON A84 CRAIGFORTH 40MPH SPEED LIMIT, STIRLING

Sunday 25 February 2024 for three weeks Temporary traffic signals and verge works Works are to take place nightly from 7pm until 6am. From Sunday 25 February 2024 until Monday 18 March 2024, BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s trunk road operating company, is embarking on a project to introduce a new reduced 40mph speed limit at … Continued

February 21, 2024

STRUCTURAL INSPECTIONS ON FOOTBRIDGES OVER M80

Work to take place overnight from 27 February for three nights Overnight carriageway closures required between 8pm to 6am Essential inspections of the structural cables are required on Westfield and Dowanfield footbridges over the M80 between junctions 4 and 6 to allow teams to inspect the cables for any potential defects and/or possible maintenance requirements. … Continued

February 12, 2024

NEXT PHASE OF WORKS TO ENHANCE QUEENSFERRY CROSSING DIVERSION PROCESS

Phased roadworks for nine weeks, commencing 19 February 2024 The next phase of the project to enhance the Queensferry Crossing traffic diversion process gets under way this month, with a series of phased roadworks on the M90 over nine weeks, beginning on 19 February. This follows last year’s successful trial of a new system of … Continued

January 18, 2024

M90 WORKS – ‘INTELLIGENT ROAD STUDS’ FOR QUEENSFERRY CROSSING AUTOMATED BARRRIERS

22.01.24   UPDATE: AMEND TO M90 QUEENSFERRY CROSSING INTELLIGENT ROAD STUDS WORKS Dates swapped due to weather forecast Next phase of project to speed up diversion process Overnight roadworks 23-25 January 2024 It has been decided to amend the programme for the works to install intelligent road studs on the M90 as part of the work … Continued

January 18, 2024

ABERFELDY PRIMARY PUPILS PROVE TO BE WINTER READY

Two primary school pupils from Aberfeldy have proven they are Winter Ready, coming first and runner up in a competition by BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company in the North West of Scotland. Primary pupils from across the North West were asked to take part in our unique competition to create a logo or a … Continued

December 7, 2023

A83 ARAY BRIDGE – INVERARY

Urgent Repair Work to start before Christmas BEAR Scotland, Trunk Road operator working on behalf of Transport Scotland, are continuing with work this week at Aray Bridge on the A83 immediately north of Inveraray. The historic double masonry arch bridge experienced a huge flow of water from the River Aray on the 7 and 8 … Continued

November 20, 2023

BEAR SCOTLAND SUPPORTS BRAKE’S ROAD SAFETY WEEK CAMPAIGN

BEAR Scotland is supporting the road safety charity, Brake’s Road Safety Week campaign which runs this week, 19–25 November 2023. Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event and this year its theme is Speeding. The theme emphasises that every life matters, and every death or injury on roads is preventable. The campaign … Continued

November 9, 2023

QUEENSFERRY CROSSING AUTOMATED BARRIERS SUCCESSFULLY TRIALLED

Dramatic reduction in time to open diversion via Forth Road Bridge A new automated barrier system designed to allow traffic to be diverted via the Forth Road Bridge more quickly if the Queensferry Crossing needs to be closed has been successfully trialled. The barriers, manufactured by SPIE in the Netherlands, are the first of their … Continued

October 27, 2023

ROAD ENHANCEMENTS BETWEEN INVERARAY AND CAIRNDOW

Overnight road closure with diversion Sunday 12 November to Wednesday 22 November, 8pm to 5am. BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to undertake significant road surface enhancements totalling £269,000 on the A83 near Ardgenavan and Strone Point, between Inveraray and Cairndow. Scheduled to start at 8pm on Sunday 12 November and due to … Continued

October 25, 2023

NIGHT-TIME DRAINAGE INVESTIGATION WORKS, A86 AUCHMORE, BETWEEN NEWTONMORE AND LAGGAN

Works start on Thursday 26 October Overnight closures between 8pm and 6am   BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, will be carrying out essential drainage investigation works on the A86 Trunk Road at Auchmore, between Newtonmore and Laggan,  with works set to get underway on Thursday 26 October. The project is scheduled to take … Continued

October 25, 2023

A9 PITLOCHRY TO KILLIECRANKIE CARRIAGEWAY ROAD MARKING IMPROVEMENTS

Carriageway Road Marking Refresh to start on Monday 6 November for 10 Weeks Lane Closures with 10mph Convoy & Two Way Traffic Lights   Essential overnight road marking improvements on the A9 single carriageway and dual carriageway between Pitlochry and Killiecrankie will get underway on Monday night 6 November for 10 weeks. The Road Marking … Continued

October 6, 2023

ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE FOR A82 DUBH EAS BRIDGE, NORTH OF INVERARNAN

Works start on Monday 9 October 2023 for 6 weeks.   Essential maintenance work is set to be conducted on the A82 Dubh Eas bridge that carries the A82 over a watercourse, around a mile north of Inverarnan. The essential maintenance work will start on Monday 9 October lasting for six weeks, weather dependant. The … Continued