November 17, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND SUPPORTS BRAKE’S ROAD SAFETY WEEK CAMPAIGN

BEAR Scotland is supporting the road safety charity, Brake’s Road Safety Week campaign which is running this week, 14 – 20 November. Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event and this year its theme is Safe Roads For All. The theme emphasises that every life on our roads matters, and every death … Continued

November 9, 2022

OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS ON A83 SOUTH OF ARDRISHAIG CANCELLED ON 9 AND 10 NOVEMBER

  Works cancelled 9 and 10 November due to inclement weather The works will resume on Sunday 13 November Overnight road closures in place for safety, 7pm to 5am   Please be advised that planned resurfacing works at the A83 south of Ardrishaig will not take place tonight, Thursday 9 November or tomorrow, Friday 10 … Continued

November 1, 2022

ROADWORKERS AT RISK

BEAR takes action to capture evidence of dangerous driving near worksites Road maintenance teams are vital to keeping Scotland’s roads usable and safe for all drivers, however the men and women who work on our roads are being put at serious risk by drivers who disregard roadworks signage and signalling. In the last 12 months, … Continued

October 27, 2022

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES PLANNED ON A720 AND M90 THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, will be carrying out coring investigation works on various locations on the A720 and M90 between 9 and 24 November 2022. A series of overnight lane closures and slip road closures will be in place on sections of the A720 and M90 while essential investigation works are … Continued

September 23, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE

  Over 40 local job opportunities in North West Scotland Recruitment Open Days Across the country BEAR Scotland is bolstering its workforce in communities across North West Scotland, recruiting for over 40 roles at bases including locations in Perth, Dundee and Inverness, as well as smaller operational depots throughout the North West of Scotland. The … Continued

September 9, 2022

SAFETY BARRIER WORKS PLANNED FOR A9 NORTHBOUND AT DRUMOCHTER

Works start Monday 12 September for nine weeks   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out safety barrier works on the A9 northbound dual carriageway south of Drumochter summit, with works set to begin Monday 12 September. The £486,000 investment will involve upgrading and installing approximately 3.9 kilometres of safety barriers … Continued

September 7, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND RAISE OVER £19,300 FOR CASH FOR KIDS ON CHARITY GOLF DAY

BEAR Scotland has raised over £19,300 for Cash for Kids as a number of its key suppliers and subcontractors took part in its annual Charity Golf Day at the Dalmahoy Country Club near Edinburgh. The 4-ball shotgun tournament got underway on the country club’s West Course, with the 72 players competing for individual and team … Continued

September 2, 2022

PARAPET REPLACEMENT WORKS ON A68 220 EARLSTON BRIDGE FOR TWO WEEKS

Temporary traffic lights and overnight closures 12 – 23 September 2022 Replacement parapet works are set to take place at the A68 220 Earlston bridge for two weeks, from Monday 12 September until Friday 23 September 2022. The parapets, which are a low protective barrier either side of the cycleway on the bridge, are used … Continued

August 31, 2022

£100,000 SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A887/A87 JUNCTION AT BUN LOYNE

Works begin on Tuesday 6th September for three nights Overnight road closure in place for safety   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out surfacing improvements on the A887/A87 junction at Bun Loyne, with works set to begin on Tuesday 6th September. The improvements will involve resurfacing the road to make … Continued

August 24, 2022

ESSENTIAL SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A835 SOUTH OF AULTGUISH

DAYTIME SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR THE A835 SOUTH OF AULTGUISH HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED   Please be advised that due to operational reasons, the surfacing improvements planned for the A835 south of Aultguish have been rescheduled. The improvements were scheduled to begin on Monday 5th September for 10 days; however, works will now start on Thursday … Continued

August 23, 2022

OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES TO TAKE PLACE ON M8 AT HARTHILL FOR EIGHT WEEKS

Overnight lane closures 28 August – 21 October 2022 Harthill services will remain open Three lanes will be closed overnight on the M8 at Harthill for eight weeks to allow upgrades to be made to the central reserve barrier. The works will take place from Sunday, 28th August until Friday, 21st October. From Junction 5 … Continued

August 17, 2022

WEEKEND BRIDGE WORKS AT M8 JUNCTION 3A

Contraflow and slip road closures on two weekends: 26-29 August and 9-12 September Motorists are reminded to plan ahead and expect delays during essential bridge maintenance works on the M8 between Junctions 3 and 4 on the weekends of 26-29 August and 9-12 September. Earlier this summer it was announced that the bridge carrying the … Continued