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November 25, 2022

MEDIA UPDATE: OVENIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS ON THREE LOCATIONS ON THE A87, ISLE OF SKYE RESCHEDULED

  Works due to take place this week postponed until Monday 28 November. Overnight road closures in place for safety, 7pm to 6am.   Please be advised that resurfacing works on the A87 on the Isle of Skye, which were due to take place this week, have been rescheduled due to poor weather conditions. The … Read Full Article

November 24, 2022

UPDATE: OVERNIGHT SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS ON A83 SOUTH OF ARDRISHAIG RESCHEDULED

  Final three days of works to take place on Thursday 24, Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 November. Overnight road closures in place for safety, 7pm to 5am.   Please be advised that works previously due to take place on the nights of Sunday 27 and Monday 28 November have now been rescheduled for tonight … Read Full Article

November 24, 2022

STREET LIGHTING RENEWAL AT BANKTON JUNCTION ON THE A1

Overnight slip road closures 3-19 December 2022 Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland is set to renew street lighting on the slip roads at Bankton Junction on the A1. A series of overnight slip road closures are required to allow safe access for operatives to carry out the works.  The following closures are scheduled: Date … Read Full Article

November 24, 2022

A828 CONNEL BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS  

  Day-time street lighting replacements with convoy working on the 28th and 29th November. Night-time lighting replacements and resurfacing works which will require road closures, to begin on the 7th of December.   BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, will be carrying out work to upgrade the Connel Bridge on the A828, with improvements … Read Full Article

November 24, 2022

RESURFACING THE A702 AT SILVERBURN

Overnight works commence Monday 5 December 2022 Two weeks of overnight resurfacing works on the A702 at Silverburn are set to begin on Monday 5 December. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will undertake the project over ten nights from 5 to 16 December, excluding Saturday and Sunday nights. For the safety of workers and … Read Full Article

November 23, 2022

ESSENTIAL DAYTIME SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED ON THE A9, NORTH OF DRUMOCHTER AT DALNASPIDAL 

  Project to begin on Monday 28th November for 5 days. Daytime convoy with lane closures for safety, 7am to 6pm.     Essential surfacing improvements on the A9, north of the Drumochter dual carriageway at Dalnaspidal, are set to get underway on Monday 28th November 2022.   The project will see 750m of road … Read Full Article

November 23, 2022

KINCARDINE BRIDGE UPGRADE ON TRACK AS TENDERS SUBMITTED

80-metre section of bridge to be replaced Tenders now submitted and being evaluated by Transport Scotland Contract expected to be awarded in January 2023 A major project to replace an 80-metre section of the Kincardine Bridge has taken a significant step forward, with tenders for a contract with an estimated value of £16 million now … Read Full Article

November 22, 2022

PHASE 2 OF SAFETY BARRIER WORKS ON M9 BRIDGES, JUNCTIONS 6 & 7 TO END

Pier protection upgrade for three bridges Northbound and Southbound Motorway closure Thursday 24 November 2022 Hard Shoulder and Lane 1 closures from Sunday 27 November 2022 Overnight carriageway closures will be in place on the M9 on the night of Thursday 24 November, ending phase 2 of works carried out by BEAR Scotland, which upgraded … Read Full Article

November 21, 2022

UPDATE: Overnight Essential Surfacing Improvements on A83, Between Ardgartan and Cairndow Rescheduled

  The first project begins on Sunday 4th December for 4 nights. The second project begins on Thursday 8th December for 10 nights. Overnight lane closures with convoy system in place for safety, 7pm to 5am for both projects.     Please be advised that essential surfacing improvements on the A83 south of Butterbridge and … Read Full Article

November 18, 2022

OVERNIGHT RESURFACING PLANNED ON A83, BETWEEN ARDGARTAN AND CAIRNDOW

  The first project, A83 South of Butterbridge, begins on Thursday 1st December for 4 nights. The second project, A83 West of Honeymoon Bridge, begins on Wednesday 7th December for 9 nights. Overnight lane closures with convoy system will be in place for safety, 7pm to 5am for both projects.   Essential surfacing improvements are … Read Full Article

November 17, 2022

UPDATE: RESURFACING ON A86 WEST OF CREAG MEGAIDH RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY 21 NOVEMBER

  Works due to take place tomorrow, 18 November will now be completed on Monday 21 November   Lane closures with 10mph convoy 7am-7pm   Please be advised that resurfacing works due to finish on the A86 west of Creag Megaidh on Friday 18th November will now be completed on Monday 21st November, due to … Read Full Article

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 … Read Full Article