Clearview Intelligent Road Studs being installed at M90 Forth Road Bridge

The next phase of the project to allow traffic to be diverted over the Forth Road Bridge more easily if the Queensferry Crossing has to close is getting underway, with a series of overnight roadworks on the M90 on the nights of 23 to 25 January ahead of the installation of Intelligent Road Studs from […]

Applications open for Forth Road Bridge tours

Applications are now being taken for free guided tours of the Forth Road Bridge, hosted by Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland. The tours will take place on Saturday 23 September as part of Doors Open Days, Scotland’s largest free festival “that celebrates places and stories, new and old”. Guided minibus tours will depart every […]

Further work to take place on Forth Road Bridge this summer

Work to refurbish and maintain the Forth Road Bridge will continue this summer with a project to renew the waterproofing and surfacing on its approach viaducts. Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will carry out the works under a series of lane and carriageway closures from Wednesday 29 June until the end of October: One […]

Forth bridges ready for winter following major works

Major works on both the Forth Road Bridge and Queensferry Crossing have been completed on schedule, in advance of the winter season. Work to replace the main expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge was completed in October, marking the conclusion of one of the biggest maintenance projects in the bridge’s history.  The northbound carriageways […]

Engineers feed fibre over iconic Forth Bridge to speed up internet for town

Scotland’s iconic Forth Road Bridge is having two miles of fibre installed across it to carry ultrafast internet traffic for the historic town which lies in its shadow.  Engineers are using a giant air compressor to blow a continuous stretch of glass fibre right across the Bridge at speeds of up to 60 metres per […]

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