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The new Raith Underpass at Junction 5 of the M74 has been officially opened following a complex and challenging three-year construction programme. Set to dramatically improve the heavily congested junction near Hamilton in South Lanarkshire, the new A725 underpass, which runs below the M74 motorway,

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Drivers are to be diverted off the M8 and A8 in Glasgow for ten weeks as contractors connect the newly built M8 to the existing motorway at Baillieston Interchange. The project, which forms part of the M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project, will see both east and westbound traffic on the M8/A8 di

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Transport Scotland is advertising for a suitable contractor to take on a £9 million programme of works to replace the expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge. The contract is due to be awarded in autumn 2017, with a start on site in spring 2018 for eight months.

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Engineers building the new Queensferry Crossing have said there are no guarantees the bridge will open in May but added that the timetable is “realistic”. Initially expected to be ready last December, the £1.325 billion project’s completion was postponed after bad weather delayed work.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon presents the ICE People’s Choice Award to the winning team behind the Forth Road Bridge repair The reopening of the Forth Road Bridge has been voted by the public as the greatest civil engineering achievement of 2016.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHaG_BCFELE Glasgow City Council’s executive committee has today approved funding support of up to £10 million for the early delivery of a new rail station for Robroyston, paving the way for the delivery of almost 1,600 homes.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3CsCkQzekw&feature=youtu.be New aerial video footage and photographs showing the significant construction progress achieved on central Scotland’s motorway network has released by Transport Scotland following the Scottish Government's budget announcement which w

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Part of the main arterial route between Scotland and England re-opened to traffic at over six hours ahead of schedule following the first planned closure of the road in its 50 year history. As part of the £500 million M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project, the M74 was closed to traffic in both d

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The Queensferry Crossing is on target to be opened by May next year and remains within its £1.35 billion budget though adverse weather could still bring delays to the project, Transport Scotland has said. Project director David Climie warned MSPs that bad weather could still make it “challenging

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Humza Yousaf Transport Scotland has announced the intention to award the contract for the next phases of design for the A90 Laurencekirk junction upgrade to Amey.

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Humza Yousaf meets construction staff on site A spectacular aerial video has been released of the new M8 ‘missing link’ currently being constructed as part of the £500 million M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project.

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The successful demolition of Bo’ness Road Bridge over the A8 at Chapelhall Junction has been captured on time-lapse video. Forming part of the £500 million M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project, the demolition has enabled significant progress to be made on the construction of the new M8 betwee

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Scotland’s public spending watchdog has called for urgent action to improve the condition of the country’s road network to improve the economic prosperity and safety of road users. A new report published today by Audit Scotland said that while sharing roads maintenance services on a regional bas

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