The Scottish Government is to begin a new procurement competition to complete the Tomatin to Moy section of the A9 dualling programme after the single tender submission received was deemed not to be of good value.
Scottish Ministers have given the go-ahead for completing the statutory procedures for the A9 Dualling Killiecrankie to Glen Garry scheme following a Public Local Inquiry and the resulting recommendations. The Scottish Government said it remains committed to investing in the A9, including
Transport minister Graeme Dey has visited the A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam project to recognise the range of benefits delivered to the communities of Perthshire throughout the project’s construction period.
Transport Scotland has launched the competition to select the main construction contractor to dual the next phase of the Scottish Government’s £3 billion programme to dual the A9 between Perth and Inverness.
Highland Council and its multi-agency partners are highlighting the importance of progressing the plans for dualling of the A9 by 2025 and A96 by 2030. The local authority said the economic recovery, prosperity and green future of the region is heavily dependent on connectivity. The Highlands has be