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Transport minister Hyslop celebrates Road Expo success

30/11/2023

Scotland’s transport minister praised a bumper year at Road Expo as she opened the devolved nation's largest traffic and transport event with a keynote address.

Survey work to begin on Rest and Be Thankful

09/11/2023

Survey work begins next week to inform the design of the long-term solution for the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful.

Tunnel mooted for Rest fix after 'tireless' work

06/06/2023

The Scottish Government has announced that a debris flow shelter is the preferred option for the long-term solution to improve the resilience of the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful.

£30m improvements for Rest and Be Thankful diversion route

04/01/2023

The Scottish Government is to make improvements costing up to £32m to the Old Military Road diversion route for the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful.

Atkins WSP secures £25m Rest and Be Thankful scheme development

30/08/2022

Transport Scotland has announced its intention to appoint Atkins WSP Joint Venture to a £25m contract to progress design and development work for medium and long-term solutions for the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful.

Scotland looks to Norway for A83 help

07/03/2022

Transport Scotland has consulted the Norwegian Government on options for a long-term solution for the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful and has invited five consultants to tender for the next stage of the project.

All systems go at the Rest and Be Thankful

25/01/2022

Preliminary ground investigations towards a long-term solution at the A83 for the Rest and Be Thankful are expected to get underway next month, with Transport Scotland progressing work to develop a medium-term resilient route.

Consultants sought for Rest and Be Thankful scheme development

12/04/2021

Transport Scotland is seeking multi-disciplinary consultants to support the construction of a new length of trunk road at the A83 Rest and Be Thankful.

Matheson agrees Glen Croe route for A83

18/03/2021

The Scottish Government has identified the Glen Croe corridor (Option 1), adjacent to the existing road, as its preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful.

Local politicians weigh in with Rest and Be Thankful deadline

16/02/2021

A replacement road for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful must be ‘agreed, planned, contracted, constructed and opened by May 2026 at the latest’, local politicians have said.

Matheson warns of long road to A83 fix

23/09/2020

Transport Scotland has published 11 corridor options for the Access to Argyll and Bute (A83) project, including the existing route through Rest and Be Thankful.

Options appraisal for Rest and Be Thankful

28/08/2020

A long-awaited appraisal of options to improve the resilience of the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful is underway.

A83 still closed as rain hits Rest of Scotland

13/08/2020

Heavy rainfall has caused disruption and damage on roads across Scotland, with severe weather warnings exacerbating a new closure of the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful.

Council leader not that Thankful for new A83 works

06/03/2020

A local council leader has again called for a ‘permanent solution’ to landslips at Rest and Be Thankful on the A83 after the Scottish Government announced new mitigation measures.

Natives restless after new A83 closure

30/01/2020

A council leader has called on Scottish ministers to stop ‘faffing about’ after another landslide closed the A83 at Rest and be Thankful on Thursday morning.

Further £3m for A83 in Scotland

15/01/2015

The Scottish government is spending an additional £3 million on the A83.

£6m boost for Argyll and Bute route

11/06/2014

Another six million pounds is to be invested on the A83 in Argyll and Bute to mitigate the effects of landslides and improve the performance of the route.

Brown witnesses A83 landslide recovery work

12/03/2014

Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown has taken a look at the ongoing recovery work that is taking place to get the A83 fully operational again.

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