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February 14, 2024

ROAD IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE A9 SOUTH OF MUNLOCHY NB 

  Drainage works begin Monday 19 February for 10 nights Resurfacing works begin Sunday 3 March for 21 nights Overnight lane closures   BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to start essential road improvement works on 1140m of the A9 dual carriageway south of Munlochy northbound, just north of Kessock Bridge (Inverness).   … Read Full Article

February 14, 2024

INVESTIGATION WORKS ON M8 JUNCTION 3A WESTBOUND OFF-SLIP

Overnight slip road closure 26 February 2024 The slip road exiting the westbound M8 at Junction 3A Starlaw will be closed for investigation works between 20:30 and 06:00 on the night of Monday 26 February. A signed diversion route suitable for trunk road traffic will be in place, directing traffic to continue to M8 Junction … Read Full Article

February 14, 2024

ENHANCEMENTS FOR THE A9 NEAR DALGUISE

Sunday 18 February for 3 nights Overnight traffic lights with convoy   BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is set to undertake essential road surfacing works on a section of the A9 single carriageway at the Guay/Tulliemet junction, south of Ballinluig.   The works will take place overnight from 7pm to 6am from Sunday 18 … Read Full Article

February 14, 2024

UPGRADING SAFETY BARRIERS ON THE A7 SOUTH OF GALASHIELS

Temporary traffic lights from Monday 26 February 2024 for four weeks Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland is set to install a new vehicle restraint system along the southbound verge of the A7, two miles south of Galashiels between The Hawthorns cottages and Boleside Road footpath. The works will be carried out over four weeks, … Read Full Article

February 14, 2024

RESURFACING WORKS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS ON THE A83

Overnight works at North of Ballochroy, Kilchenzie and North of Artilligan Works taking place between 5 March and 27 March 2024 BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, is set to undertake improvements on the A83 trunk road in three locations; North of Ballochroy, Kilchenzie, and North of Artilligan running consecutively. These road resurfacing works … Read Full Article

February 14, 2024

BARRIER REPAIRS AT M9 JUNCTION 1 NEWBRIDGE

Overnight slip road closure Sunday 25 February 2024 The northbound on-slip at M9 Junction 1 Newbridge will be closed from 20:00 until 05:30 on the night of Sunday 25 February, to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland to repair damaged roadside safety barriers. A signed diversion route for traffic wishing to join the M9 … Read Full Article

February 13, 2024

ENHANCING PEDESTRIAN AND CYCLE ACCESS ON THE A7 IN HAWICK

Footway improvements and new pedestrian crossing at Buccleuch Road Temporary traffic lights for four weeks commencing 26 February 2024 Works to improve pedestrian and cycle access along the A7 Buccleuch Road in Hawick are due to commence on Monday 26 February for four weeks. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out a number … Read Full Article

February 12, 2024

RESURFACING WORKS ON THE A1 SOUTH OF BANKTON

Overnight carriageway closures 26 to 29 February 2024 The southbound carriageway of the A1 after Bankton Junction is set to benefit from resurfacing improvements, with four nights of roadworks planned from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 February. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out the works overnight, between the hours of 19:30 and … Read Full Article

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 … Read Full Article

February 9, 2024

SURVEY WORKS A82 GLENURQUHART ROAD, INVERNESS

Underground utility investigations start on Monday 12 February Two-way temporary traffic lights between 9.30am and 3.30pm   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out survey works to locate underground services on the A82 Glenurquhart Road, Inverness. These works, scheduled for four days from Monday 12 February between 9.30am and 3.30pm, are … Read Full Article

February 9, 2024

TRAFFIC SENSOR REPLACEMENT WORKS AT M9 JUNCTION 9

Overnight southbound carriageway closure on night of 26 February 2024 The M9 southbound will be closed after Junction 9 Pirnhall on the night of Monday 26 February between 20:30 and 06:00, for works to replace faulty traffic sensors. The work is being carried out by Q-Free on behalf of the UK Government Department for Transport. … Read Full Article

February 9, 2024

SELKIRK COMMUNITY FEEDBACK ON PEDESTRIAN USE OF A7 HELPING PROGRESS IMPROVEMENTS IN THE TOWN

Trunk roads authorities welcomed the strong engagement from the people of Selkirk in a public consultation at the end of 2023 on the perceptions of using the A7 in the town on foot or on wheels. Transport Scotland and its operating company, BEAR Scotland received responses from 131 people making 244 contributions in a six-week … Read Full Article