Transport Scotland

RSPB withdraws objection to 10-mile stretch of A9 dualling project

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has withdrawn its objection to the 10-mile Crubenmore to Kincraig A9 dualling scheme.

Published 18 January 2021

Crowdfunder launched to block new roads at South Queensferry development

Residents of South Queensferry have launched a crowdfunder to block Ambassador Living's plans to new roads over their land for access to a new housing estate beside the Forth Road Bridge.

Published 11 January 2021

Haud-on-again: £18m bypass project delayed by six months

The A90/A96 Haudagain Improvement project in Aberdeen will take an extra six months to complete, Transport Scotland has confirmed.

Published 8 January 2021

A96 Dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen preferred option revealed

The preferred option for the section of the A96 to be dualled between East of Huntly and Aberdeen has been unveiled to the public at a virtual exhibition.

Published 22 December 2020

Active travel projects awarded £22m

The Scottish Government has allocated more than £22 million to three permanent active travel schemes in Ayr, Hawick and Broughty Ferry.

Published 21 December 2020

Glasgow's Kingston Bridge awarded Category C listing status

Glasgow’s Kingston Bridge has been recognised with listing status at Category C for its special architectural and historic interest.

Published 13 November 2020

Consultation leads to design changes for A96 dualling project

Transport Scotland has made a number of design changes to junctions on the A96 Dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen project following its engagement with local communities, road users and other stakeholders, with a new junction also proposed at Pitscurry.

Published 2 November 2020

Project Bank Accounts webinar to focus on quicker payments for the construction sector

Scotland Excel has partnered with the Scottish Government, Royal Bank of Scotland and Transport Scotland to deliver a free Project Bank Accounts (PBA) webinar designed specifically for the construction industry.

Published 2 November 2020

Permanent solution 'only realistic option' to prevent Rest and Be Thankful disruption

Argyll and Bute Council has recommended that the Scottish Government takes forward the first of 11 options to address landslide issues at the A83 Rest and Be Thankful following a consultation by Transport Scotland.

Published 23 October 2020

Rail services return to Kintore after almost 60 years

The Aberdeenshire town of Kintore has today celebrated the return of rail services after almost 60 years.

Published 15 October 2020

£950m round of road maintenance contracts launched

The procurement process for the next generation of road maintenance contracts has been launched by Transport Scotland with the publication of the contract notices.

Published 24 September 2020

Kevin Hamilton named Scotland's new road works commissioner

Kevin Hamilton BSc CEng MCIHT has been appointed as Scottish Road Works Commissioner.

Published 4 September 2020

Options appraisal begins into A83 Rest and Be Thankful improvements

An appraisal of eleven options to improve the resilience of the A83 Rest and Be Thankful is under way.

Published 27 August 2020

Feasibility study for building at Ayr Train Station

An independent feasibility study is under way on the building at Ayr Train Station which includes the former station hotel.

Published 24 August 2020

Amey welcomes 250 new employees as Scottish South West contract goes live

More than 250 new Amey employees were welcomed to their new roles this week following the announcement by Transport Scotland that the infrastructure and highways services company will be the new provider to inspect, maintain and improve the motorways and trunk roads across the south west of Scotland.

Published 19 August 2020