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A82 work gathers pace

24/07/2013

Work on the A82 in Scotland is progressing well.

Motorway improvements project on the road to completion

20/08/2013

Transport Scotland has announced its preferred bidder for the central Scotland motorway network project. 

New bridge opens in Scotland

04/09/2013

A new £1.8 million bridge at Allt Chonoglais in Scotland has been finished ahead of schedule.

Shortlisted bidders for A9 design contracts revealed

13/09/2013

Transport Scotland has announced the shortlisted companies being invited to bid for three large A9 design contracts.

Funding allocation for cycling infrastructure outlined

26/09/2013

Transport Minister Keith Brown has outlined how the additional £20 million, recently allocated to cycling, will be spent in Scotland over the next two years. 

Work starts on Crianlarich bypass

01/10/2013

Construction of the £5 million Crianlarich bypass on the A82 in Scotland is now underway.  

A96 and Nairn bypass options go on display

11/11/2013

Plans to dual the A96 between Inverness and Aberdeen will go on display this week.

M8 improvement scheme to start soon

27/12/2013

Work on a £415 million scheme to improve the M8 in Scotland is expected to get under way soon.

Costs slashed on Scottish motorway improvements project

29/01/2014

Transport Scotland has driven down costs by more than £100 million for the M8/M73/M74 motorway improvements project after awarding the contract to the Scot Roads Partnership Project (SRP).

Independence would lead to improved transport in Scotland

04/02/2014

Transport Minister Keith Brown believes he could do more to improve Scotland’s transport system if the country was given the full powers of independence.

A9 bridge works completed early

20/02/2014

Refurbishment of the A9 Crieff Road bridge in Scotland has been completed two weeks ahead of schedule.

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.

£10m to be spent on improving Scotland’s roads

17/03/2014

An extra £10 million will be spent on improving trunk roads in Scotland.

Work on three sections of A9 to start in 2017

24/03/2014

Three new sections of Scotland’s longest trunk road are expected to be shovel ready in 2017.

Four in running for £11m bridge project

09/04/2014

Four contractors are in the running for an £11 million bridge improvement scheme in Scotland.

A9 dualling design contract awarded

23/04/2014

The first of three large design contracts for the A9 dualling programme in Scotland has been awarded.

Solution found for A90 bottleneck in Scotland

24/04/2014

A new dual carriageway link road is planned as a solution to the ongoing congestion caused by the Haudagain roundabout in Aberdeen.

Investigation works underway on A96 Inveramsay bridge project

30/04/2014

Transport Minister Keith Brown has witnessed the start of essential ground investigation works on the £11 million A96 Inveramsay bridge project in Scotland.

Ancient archaeological finds on A75 bypass

14/05/2014

A number of ancient artefacts that were found during construction of the £17 million A75 Dunragit bypass in Scotland have been unveiled.

Early finish for £10.6m road safety scheme

28/05/2014

Work on the £10.6 million A77 Symington and Bogend toll improvements project on the A77 in Scotland has been completed early and on budget.

Scotland TranServ launches anti-litter campaign

25/06/2014

Scotland TranServ wants to reduce the amount of litter on the country’s trunk roads and has urged drivers to stop throwing rubbish out of their cars.

Ground investigation contract awarded for A9 dualling scheme

03/06/2014

Drilling & Geotechnical Ltd will carry out ground investigation work on the A9 in Scotland.

Cameras bring safety benefits before switch on

18/06/2014

The installation of average speed cameras on the A9 in Scotland is encouraging safer driving in advance of the cameras being switched on.

Construction of Queensferry Crossing progressing well

07/08/2014

Work to construct the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland is progressing well.

Preparatory works to start on Aberdeen bypass project

11/08/2014

Connect Roads will start preparatory works on the Aberdeen bypass in Scotland this week.

A9 dualling contract awarded to Jacobs

13/08/2014

Jacobs has been awarded a contract to carry out the dualling of a 32-mile stretch of the A9 in Scotland.

Bids invited for £50m A9 dualling contract

20/08/2014

A £50 million contract to dual a section of the A9 in Scotland has been put out to tender.

A9 Dalwhinnie junction options revealed

09/03/2015

The Scottish government has unveiled junction options for the A9 at Dalwhinnie.

JV awarded £35m A9 dualling contract

16/06/2015

A joint venture of Wills Bro Civil Engineering and John Paul Construction has been awarded a £35 million contract to dual the A9 between Kincraig and Dalraddy in Scotland.

A9 dualling project starts

10/09/2015

Work on the £3 billion A9 dualling programme in Scotland has got underway today (10 September).

£50m A96 dualling contract up for grabs

14/10/2015

Contractors are being invited to tender for a £50 million design contract notice for dualling work on the A96 in Scotland.

First bridge beams installed on Aberdeen bypass project

05/11/2015

Timelapse footage shows the first bridge beams being lowered into place on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie –Tipperty project in Scotland.

£24m boost for new junction in Scotland

28/01/2016

The Scottish government has announced £24 million worth of funding to take forward the design and construction of a new junction on the A90 in Aberdeenshire.

Four in running for £50m A96 design contract

29/02/2016

Four companies are in the running for a £50 million design contract to dual the A96 in Scotland.

Over £350m sub-contracts awarded on Aberdeen Bypass

10/03/2016

More than £350 million worth of sub-contracts have been awarded for work carried out on the Aberdeen Bypass, Transport Scotland has revealed.

Drilling works underway on A96

22/03/2016

Ground investigations are now taking place along the A96 in Scotland.

Weather delays Queensferry Crossing opening

10/06/2016

The Queensferry Crossing in Scotland will open five months later than planned.

Drivers using first stretch of newly dualled A9

10/10/2016

Motorists are now able to drive on the first stretch of new road to be constructed as part of the A9 dualling project in Scotland.

Firms invited to bid for £50m A96 contract

27/01/2017

Companies are being invited to bid for a contract to upgrade the A96 in Scotland that could be worth up to £50 million.  

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