Scotland: Investigation works begin on A1

Overnight investigation works are scheduled on the A1 at three different locations, with slip road and carriageway closures on the nights of 14, 15 and 16 May. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will use the closures to take core samples from defective areas of the carriageway, informing the design of future resurfacing works. The […]

Scotland: M8 night closures announced for most of May

The westbound carriageway of the M8 after Junction 3 will be closed for resurfacing each night from Friday 3 to Tuesday 28 May, between the hours of 20:30 and 06:00. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out the works, renewing 3.2 kilometres of surfacing. During the works a signed diversion route for westbound […]

Rest and Be Thankful: weekend precautions in place

In response to wet conditions this week and following a safety review this morning, BEAR Scotland will be keeping the Old Military Road open for A83 Rest and Be Thankful traffic until Monday 15 April, as a precaution. Significant movements on the hillside have continued overnight following the very heavy rain yesterday (Wednesday). This has […]

A1 overnight resurfacing work starts tonight in Scotland

BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, will be carrying out essential surfacing improvements on three sections of the A1, with works set to get underway this evening. The project is scheduled to take place until Wednesday 1 May, between the hours of 19:30 and 06:00. No work will take place on a Saturday or Sunday. […]

Drainage works and hillside monitoring at Rest and Be Thankful

The A83 at the Rest and be Thankful continues to operate under traffic signal control to facilitate ongoing carriageway drainage works and a period of hillside monitoring and inspection, following the identification of a new area of movement above the trunk road. A small area of the hillside, located above the roadside retaining wall appears […]

Rockslope remediation work gets underway in Scotland

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, is set to start rock slope remediation works at five locations within the North West Unit today. The project is scheduled to take up to three weeks, between the hours of 8am and 6pm, Monday to Sunday. Temporary traffic lights will be in place to protect road […]

A1 to have resurfacing work in Scotland

Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland is planning ten nights of resurfacing works on the A1 at North Granthouse, Houndwood and South of Bankton next month. The works will take place from 11 to 22 March with the road closed in both directions between Ayton Junction and Tower Farm Junction, the northbound carriageway will be […]

A83 drainage investigation works get underway

BEAR Scotland, Transport Scotland’s operating company, is beginning essential drainage investigation works on the A82 at Drumnadrochit between the Exhibition Centre and Temple Pier. On weekdays from today (19 February) until 1 March, temporary traffic lights will be in place to protect roadworkers and road users. Residents and businesses will have access at all times […]

Drainage investigation planned for A83

BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland will be carrying out drainage investigation works between Arrochar and Tarbet on the A83 from next week. These drainage investigation works have a programmed duration of seven days, commencing from Wednesday 21 February between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm and are anticipated to be complete on Thursday […]


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