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Team behind Glasgow’s £21.4m avenues project to host information event

THE team behind Glasgow City Council's £21.4 million avenues project is to host an information event this Thursday. Avenues Plus is a Sustrans-funded project which looks...

Balfour Beatty completes £3.6m Lomond Bridge upgrade

LOMOND Bridge in Balloch has reopened following the completion of a £3.6 million upgrade. West Dunbartonshire Council described the works, by Balfour Beatty, as being...

BAM Nuttall to host ‘meet the contractor’ event ahead of £118m project

A 'meet the contractor' event is to be held in Scone and Luncarty ahead of BAM Nuttall beginning works on the build of the...

FOI request reveals increase in legal fees incurred by Transport Scotland

LEGAL costs incurred by Transport Scotland in relation to its role in operating, maintaining, developing and constructing infrastructure have risen substantially each year since...

BEAR Scotland begins £720m south east contract

RESPONSIBILITY for managing and maintaining 314 miles of trunk roads in the south east of Scotland has officially been transferred to BEAR Scotland. In March,...

Ecological study required before Inverness bus gate is created

ECOLOGICAL studies are to be undertaken to determine whether or not it is viable to create a bus gate through the grounds of Raigmore...

Civil engineer looks to build on Lego bridge idea

A civil engineer who spent four months creating a giant Lego model of Scotland’s iconic Forth Bridge hopes to see his creation become Scotland’s...

Amey secures £400m Transport Scotland contract

AMEY has secured a £400 million contract from Transport Scotland to maintain and improve the motorways and trunk roads across the south west of...

Height of Scotland’s ‘most bashed’ bridge to be increased

WORK to replace the bridge deck on Scotland's most frequently struck bridge is to get underway. The Network Rail and North Lanarkshire Council project will...

‘Significant’ milestone reached as £3 billion A9 dualling project progresses

SCOTTISH ministers have given the go-ahead to completing the statutory procedures for four more schemes on the £3 billion project to dual the A9...

New bridge set to provide permanent structure to link islands

MABEY Bridge will design and install a 99-metre span bridge to link the islands of Great Bernera and Lewis in the Western Isles. The replacement crossing...

Cracking the scourge of potholes

By Rick Ashton, bitumen division market development manager at TotalEnergies Marketing UK POTHOLES are an evocative subject. They are defined differently and assessed without a...

Contract awarded for construction of £358,000 all-abilities path in Inverness

A £358,000 contract has been awarded to Pat Munro Ltd for the construction of a new all-abilities path at Inshes Park in Inverness. The Highland...

Progress continues on £116m Levenmouth rail project

SIGNIFICANT work to repair and refurbish a number of bridges has been completed on the £116 million Levenmouth rail link, Network Rail has announced. The...

Glasgow eyes creation of ‘world class’ public transport network

GLASGOW City Council has unveiled its ambition to provide a 'world class' public transport network which 'draws people from their personal vehicle'. It comes as...

Glasgow locals select new rail crossing

RESIDENTS in the south side of Glasgow have helped select the design of a new footbridge which will connect Darnley Road and Moray Place...

‘Much anticipated’ Maidenhill GSO junction and access road complete

TAYLOR Wimpey West Scotland has confirmed the 'much anticipated' junction and access road into Maidenhill has been completed. This follows a programme of works on...

Stonehaven firm to lead Aberdeen junction project

STONEHAVEN firm, W M Donald, has been appointed as the main contractor for Aberdeen's South College Street junction improvements project. The Aberdeen City Council project...

North Lanarkshire to pioneer innovative road building materials

NORTH Lanarkshire Council has been awarded over £4.5 million to pioneer innovative materials for use on road building and maintenance. Working in partnership with Transport...

Local materials used on new £280,000 bridge at Doune Castle

A new £238,000 pedestrian bridge built by Beaver Bridges has been officially opened at Doune Castle. The crossing comes as part of a collaborative partnership...