A major infrastructure contract has been awarded to improve the vital South West A77 route. Wills Bros Civil Engineering Limited has won a £31.5 million construction contract to build the Maybole Bypass on the A77.
Construction materials firm Breedon Group has won a major supply and lay surfacing contract on the latest section of the A9 Dualling Programme. Awarded by main contractor Balfour Beatty, the contract encompasses the supply and lay of material on a 9.5 kilometre stretch of the A9 between Luncarty and
Transport Scotland has announced its intention to award a £300,000 ground investigation contract at the A90 Laurencekirk Junction Improvement scheme to Allied Exploration and Geotechnics Ltd. Subject to completion of the mandatory standstill period, work is programmed to start in early May and
Bridge works specialist Spencer Group has delivered its “hugely challenging” project to complete repair works on the Forth Road Bridge. A team carried out works to replace truss end links which connect the bridge deck to the towers after a fracture caused the closure of the crossing in D
RJ MacLeod has been awarded the construction contract as part of the £9.6 million Berriedale Braes project on the A9. The work will see the firm deliver improvements to the road alignment and the existing tight hairpin bend.
Transport Scotland has named Farrans Construction as the preferred contractor to deliver the A90/A96 Haudagain Improvement project in Aberdeen. The firm was named on a final shortlist of two in March alongside Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering Ltd, which pulled out of the running later in the year.
Work to shape the future of Scotland’s transport infrastructure investment has taken a step forward. A contract to support the second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2) has been awarded to a combined team of Jacobs and Aecom.
The improved reliability of travel in the key strategic link between the Lothians and Fife has been outlined in the latest Queensferry Crossing data from Transport Scotland. Since the £1.35 billion cable-stayed bridge opened there have been 20 occasions when the Forth Road Bridge (FRB) would h
A collaborative project between Road Intelligence Ltd, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the University of Edinburgh could lead to an app that predicts potholes before they occur. Currently, the majority of potholes have to be detected manually by foot or vehicular patrols, or simpl
Hopes the final section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) would open before Christmas have been dashed after the Aberdeen Roads Ltd (ARL) consortium confirmed it will not meet the deadline it set itself just over a fortnight ago. Balfour Beatty and Galliford Try’s consortium told
The final stretches of the long-awaited Aberdeen bypass are to be fully open by Christmas with the completion of work on the River Don Crossing – though the £745 million project bill is now more than £1 billion, members of a parliamentary committee were told today. A document submi
Two consecutive sections of the A9 to be dualled are included in the latest ground investigation contract for the A9 dualling programme awarded today. Fugro GeoServices Ltd will undertake the £3.6 million contract for the Glen Garry to Dalwhinnie and Dalwhinnie to Crubenmore schemes totalling
The remote Slochd summit on the A9 will be included in the latest ground investigation contract for the A9 Dualling programme awarded today. The second highest point on the A9 at over 1,300 feet above sea level is part of the challenging 15 mile Dalraddy to Slochd stretch of the route.
The owners of the Oak Mall shopping centre in Greenock have unveiled plans to demolish a large part of the building to make way for a possible mixed-use development. An application has been submitted to Inverclyde Council to knock down the part of the shopping centre that extends beneath the A78 Hig