Transport Scotland

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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

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The Scottish Government has allocated £195,000 to Victa Railfreight to carry out a trial to transport timber by rail in the North of Scotland.

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The Forth Road Bridge will close to traffic next month to allow two under-deck maintenance gantries on the suspended span to be removed and lowered by crane onto a barge below.

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Contractors are to begin pre-start preparations on transport projects including the Queensferry Crossing, Forth Road Bridge and improvements to the M8, M73 and M74 as part of first phase of easing restrictions, Transport Scotland has announced.

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The preferred bidders have been named for two improved road maintenance contracts in the south of Scotland worth more than £1.4 billion in total. Bear Scotland Ltd will take over the South East Unit and Amey OW Ltd will operate the South West unit. The new contracts will commence on 16th Augus

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The Scottish Government is to pay a further £65 million to the company behind the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) to prevent a potentially lengthy and expensive court case.

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A study is underway into the feasibility of replacing Scotland’s second busiest ferry service with a fixed link bridge or tunnel. The Highland Council, HITRANS and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are joint funding the study at the Corran Narrows in Lochaber.

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Transport Scotland has hailed the “significant progress” made in constructing the A77 Maybole Bypass since Michael Matheson, cabinet secretary for transport, infrastructure and connectivity, marked the start of work in May last year.

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