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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,...

Amey welcomes 250 new recruits as Scottish south west contract gets underway

AMEY has recruited 250 new employees as its contract to inspect, maintain and improve the motorways and trunk roads across the south west of...

Galvanic anodes provide link to long-term repair

The availability of effective concrete repair and protection systems is vital to the upkeep of bridges. Jamie Squires, product manager at Sika, looks at...

The missing link: overcoming buildability challenges to deliver concrete bridge

CCL tells Project Scotland about its role in a project to reduce the number of vehicles on Congleton’s roads and boost the local economy...

Queensferry Crossing to undergo load testing

THE Queensferry Crossing will partially close overnight this weekend (August 15) to allow for the final calibration of structural health monitoring sensors on the...

Sustainability through durability

This article contains paid-for content created in collaboration with Total UK – Bitumen Division. Rick Ashton, market development manager at Total UK – Bitumen Division,...

Clear up underway as large car-sized boulders land on A83

A clear up operation is underway following a large landslide which blocked the A83 and Old Military Road at multiple locations on Tuesday (August...

New link road boosts Cults community

CALA Homes (North) has announced completion of the construction of a 'key' new road for the Cults community, which is now open to traffic.   Craigbank Drive, connecting Craigton Road and...

BEAR Scotland to begin £415,000 overnight surfacing improvement works

BEAR Scotland is set to begin £415,000 worth of essential overnight surfacing improvement works across the A83. Scheduled to begin on July 19, the overnight...

Contractor adopts active hearing protection mandate

GALLIFORD Try’s Highways business has implemented a new mandate requiring all of its sites to adopt active hearing protection from July. The measure will become...

A9 dualling project to gradually resume

TRANSPORT Scotland has urged road users to take care as construction of the A9 dualling project north of Perth resumes. Following completion of the pre-start...

DBA lands role on ‘transformative’ Ayrshire development

CONSULTING engineer Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA) has revealed the firm has landed a 'significant' contract at a development site near Ayr which, in its...

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...

Scottish Government raises concerns over Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge plans

SCOTLAND’S transport secretary Michael Matheson has written to his UK counterpart expressing concerns over the proposed build of a bridge between Scotland and Northern...

Queensferry Crossing to be ‘monitored’ following closure

THE Queensferry Crossing has been closed because of ‘unique’ weather conditions, the cabinet secretary for transport, infrastructure and connectivity has said. Michael Matheson spoke with...

Firms fined for road work shortcomings

THE Scottish Road Works Commissioner has issued penalties totalling £18,000 to three utility companies. Fulcrum, GTC and Energetics each received fines of £6,000 for their...

Bridge projects provide a platform for growth

ENGINEERING specialist Spencer Group is currently embarking on a challenging four-year programme of works on the Erskine Bridge. The multi-million pound deal includes providing temporary...

Wrong way detection systems aim to make Scotland’s roads safer

ANALYSIS of accident records has found that traffic accidents caused by vehicles entering and travelling the wrong way along slip roads are a cause...

Innovation helps company to Span new heights

THE key point of a transport bridge is access for vehicles, which is why essential maintenance on the structures can become so problematic as...