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

SCOTTISH APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2021

March 2, 2021

Cameron Redpath   We are supporting Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021 by showcasing some of the brilliant work that our apprentices do across the company. The week celebrates and encourages people to consider an apprenticeship as a valuable route to a successful career. We asked Cameron, an Apprentice Technician in our South East Planned Maintenance team, … Continued

INVESTIGATION WORKS AT A7 SELKIRK, A702 HILLEND, AND A68 PATHHEAD

January 18, 2021

Overnight weekday works from 25 January to 18 February Temporary traffic lights will be in place overnight on the A7, A702 and A68 over the next few weeks while Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland carries out investigation works in advance of future resurfacing. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation between 20:00 and 06:00 … Continued

FORTH ROAD BRIDGE CLOSURE TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC

November 26, 2020

Bridge closed to traffic in both directions from 3 to 8 December Footpath will remain open to cyclists and pedestrians The Forth Road Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic from 06:00 on Thursday 3 December until 06:00 on Tuesday 8 December, as part of the ongoing project to replace the main expansion joints. The … Continued