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August 18, 2022

A7 IMPROVEMENT WORKS IN HAWICK AND NORTH OF ARKLETON

UPDATE: Ironwork improvement works on the A7 in Hawick have been completed quicker than anticipated. The planned night-time closures for 9, 12 and 13 of September have therefore been cancelled as they will no longer be required Overnight road closures 5-9, 12-16 & 19-20 September 2022 The A7 is set to benefit from carriageway improvements, … Read Full Article

August 18, 2022

ESSENTIAL SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR A835 LITTLE GARVE

Project to begin on Monday 22 August for ten days Daytime convoy works No works to be undertaken on Saturday or Sunday   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out essential surfacing improvements on the A835 at Little Garve, with works set to get underway from Monday 22 August. The project … Read Full Article

August 17, 2022

RESURFACING THE A720 HERMISTON GAIT EASTBOUND OFF-SLIP

UPDATE: One further night of works is scheduled for Tuesday 20 September, to complete road markings on the slip road. Overnight works commence Wednesday 7 September 2022 Overnight works to resurface the slip road off the eastbound A720 Edinburgh City Bypass onto Hermiston Gait Roundabout are set to begin on Wednesday 7 September. Transport Scotland’s … Read Full Article

August 17, 2022

OVERNIGHT LINING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED ON A9 INVERNESS TO AVIEMORE

ADDITIONAL OVERNIGHT WORKS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE LINING REFRESHMENTS ON THE A9 INVERNESS TO AVIEMORE   Please be advised that due to operational reasons, additional overnight works are required to complete the ongoing lining refresh works on the A9 between Inverness and Aviemore. Additional works will be required on the A9 between Tomatin and Inshes Junction … Read Full Article

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 … Read Full Article

August 16, 2022

RESURFACING THE EASTBOUND M8 1.5 MILES PRIOR TO JUNCTION 3

Six overnight carriageway closures begin Tuesday 30 August 2022 A section of the eastbound M8 1.5 miles prior to Junction 3 is set to benefit from a £352,000 Transport Scotland Investment in resurfacing improvements, with BEAR Scotland planning to renew approximately 1.1 kilometres of the trunk road. For the safety of workers and road users, … Read Full Article

August 16, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND BEGINS NEW CONTRACT FOR SCOTLAND’S NORTH WEST TRUNK ROADS

Today BEAR Scotland, one of the leading providers of road maintenance services in the country, starts a new and enhanced contract to retain responsibility for managing and maintaining 1,422km of trunk roads in the North West of Scotland. In April this year, Transport Scotland appointed BEAR Scotland as the Operating Company for the new Scottish … Read Full Article

August 16, 2022

SURFACING IMPROVEMENTS PLANNED FOR THE A82 AT SPEAN BRIDGE

Project to begin on Tuesday 30 August for one day   On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out surfacing improvements on the A82 Spean Bridge on Tuesday 30 August. The scheme, involving the resurfacing of a 250 metre section of carriageway near the Aonach Mor Hotel, will create a safer and … Read Full Article

August 16, 2022

A1 RESURFACING WORKS AT LAMBERTON

Overnight road closures 20-23 & 26 September 2022 The A1 near Lamberton is set to benefit from an improved road surface, with six nights of resurfacing works scheduled on 20-23 and 26 September 2022. The works will see Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland resurface 580 metres of carriageway, creating smoother and safer journeys for … Read Full Article

August 15, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND RECEIVES ROSPA AWARD FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY ACHIEVEMENTS

BEAR Scotland is proud to announce it has been awarded a RoSPA Gold Medal for its health and safety performance during 2021. This is the fifth consecutive RoSPA Gold award BEAR has received and is a testament to our continuous dedication in ensuring employees get home safely at the end of the working day. Organisations … Read Full Article

August 12, 2022

OVERNIGHT BRIDGE WORKS AT M90 JUNCTION 2A

Six overnight slip road closures 22-27 August 2022 The northbound offslip from M90 Junction 2A to the A92 will be closed for bridge maintenance works between 20:00 and 06:00 on six nights from Monday 22 to Saturday 27 August. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will use these closures to replace worn-out expansion joints on … Read Full Article

August 12, 2022

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF A1 TYNE BRIDGE AT HADDINGTON

Northbound and southbound carriageway closures 22 August 2022 Overnight carriageway closures will be in place on the A1 near Haddington on 22 August, as part of the project to replace joints on the bridge that carries the trunk road over the River Tyne. The northbound carriageway will be closed for the first part of the … Read Full Article