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Research competition for student engineers

06/05/2015

Second year undergraduate civil engineering students from across Scotland are being offered the opportunity to win a place on The Road Maintenance Research Working Group.

Forth Road Bridge shut till New Year amid safety fears

04/12/2015

The Forth Road Bridge is to shut until the New Year for repairs following the discovery of defective steelwork.

Campaign group calls for 20mph limit in Scotland

08/06/2016

Road safety group 20’s Plenty for Us has called on the Scottish government to change the national speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on urban roads.

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.

Fugro wins A9 ground investigation contract

04/11/2016

Fugro will carry out ground investigations on Transport Scotland’s project to dual the A9 between Perth and Inverness after being awarded a contract.

Cycling plan for Scotland unveiled

17/01/2017

Transport Scotland has refreshed its Cycling Action Plan with an aim of having 10% of everyday journeys made by bike by 2020.

Multi-million A9 dualling contract up for grabs

02/03/2017

The Scottish Government's A9 Dualling Programme continues to make progress with the start of procurement for the next section of the road to be dualled.

Clyde Tunnel "needs open heart surgery"

07/03/2017

A councillor in Glasgow is warning that the city's Clyde Tunnel will not last ten years if it does not get funding to give it "open heart surgery".

Finishing line for £745m Aberdeen bypass put back to the autumn

23/03/2018

The Scottish Government has announced a new, six-month delay on the troubled £745m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project.  

Scotland continues safety push with £500k fund

23/08/2018

The Scottish Government has launched a new round of funding to improve road safety in the country.

Scotland no closer to sustainable transport goal

04/09/2018

The Scottish Government has acknowledged it must work harder to develop a sustainable transport network after its attempts to persuade people to leave their cars at home made little impact.

Eight out of A9: Designs for £3bn dualling near completion

06/09/2018

The Scottish Government has published draft orders for the penultimate section of its programme to upgrade the A9 between Perth and Inverness as it finalises the design of the last section.

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