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Plans progress for A9 safety upgrade

10/03/2011

A plan to widen the A9 between Inverness and Aviemore has taken an important step forward, according to the Scottish government.

Early start for £3bn Scottish dualling contract

26/06/2012

Part of the £3bn programme to dual the A9 in Scotland has been bought forward two years and will start on site in 2015.

Ground tests start for £3bn A9 dualling

27/03/2013

Ground investigation is now under way to signal the start of an 80 mile upgrade one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Scotland’s history.

Race starts for £180m A9 design contracts

22/04/2013

The race has begun for three of the biggest Scottish Government funded civil engineering design contracts ever offered.

A9 dualling design work attracting interest

29/05/2013

The dualling of the A9 in Scotland is attracting significant interest from consultancy companies.

Contractors invited to bid for A9 work

04/07/2013

Transport Scotland has published details of three large design contracts worth in the region of £40 to £60 million each.  

A9 to get speed cameras

01/08/2013

Average speed cameras will be introduced on the A9 in Scotland.

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.

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.

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.

Vysionics wins speed enforcement contract in Scotland

23/04/2014

Europe’s longest average speed enforcement system is to be installed along the A9 in Scotland and will cover a total of 220km of road.

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.

Average speed cameras installed on A9 in Scotland

27/05/2014

Average speed cameras are being installed on the A9 in Scotland.

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.

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.

Jacobs wins A9 design contract

30/09/2014

Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded a contract from Transport Scotland to provide multi-disciplinary consultancy services for the A9.

Four on shortlist for £50m A9 dualling contract

23/10/2014

Transport Scotland has drawn up a shortlist of four bidders that are competing to win a £50m contract to deliver the first A9 dualling scheme between Kincraig and Dalraddy.

Average speed cameras go live on A9

28/10/2014

Average speed cameras have come into force on the A9 in Scotland.

A9 speed camera data published

27/01/2015

Data that illustrates how speed cameras have influenced driver behaviour on the A9 in Scotland has been published.

A9 Dalwhinnie junction options revealed

09/03/2015

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

Metal detecting survey to be carried out on A9

27/05/2015

A major metal detecting survey is set to get underway on the site of the Battle of Killiecrankie, as part of the Scottish government’s work to dual the A9.

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).

Breedon wins £10m A9 contract

25/01/2016

Breedon Aggregates has won a £10 million contract to supply drystone, ready-mixed concrete and asphalt for use on the first stage of the A9 dualling project in Scotland.

Fugro wins A9 ground investigation contract

08/08/2016

Transport Scotland has awarded Fugro Geoservices a £1.2 million ground investigation contract on the A9.

Balfour wins £35m Perth Transport Futures contract

26/08/2016

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £35 million contract by Perth and Kinross Council to create a new grade separated junction on the A9 dual carriageway in Scotland.

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.

A9 dualling ground investigation contract awarded

11/11/2016

Raeburn Drilling and Geotechnical Ltd have landed a ground investigation contract worth almost £1.5 million which will help progress two A9 dualling schemes – Glen Garry to Dalwhinnie and Dalwhinnie to Crubenmore.

A9 Slochd Summit contract awarded

16/12/2016

Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical Ltd will carry out ground investigation work on the A9 in Scotland after landing a contract worth £1 million.  

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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