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  • Weekend motorists advised to expect delays on A8 between Baillieston and Newhouse Junctions

    Published: Tue 26/Apr/2016

    Weekend motorists are being advised to expect delays on the A8 east and westbound between Baillieston and Newhouse, from 6th May 2016 for approximately three months as part of the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project.

  • Average Speed Cameras Announced for Aberdeen Bypass Project

    Published: Thu 21/Apr/2016

    A90 Blackdog to Balmedie to benefit from improved safety measures
    The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) contractor, Aberdeen Roads Limitedd, is to install average speed cameras on the A90 between Blackdog and Balmedie to enhance safety for construction workers and road users.

  • Aberdeen Bypass beams set for delivery

    Published: Wed 13/Apr/2016

    The Kepplestone Overbridge, part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project, is scheduled to take delivery of eight 25m long beams this weekend.

  • Strategic Road Safety Plan 2016

    Published: Wed 23/Mar/2016

    The Strategic Road Safety Plan sets out how Transport Scotland delivers road safety on the trunk road network. The first Strategic Road Safety Plan was published in 2007 and supported delivery of the Road Safety Framework. The current Framework has reached the mid-point of its 10 year period and has been reviewed in its own right. We have taken the opportunity to update the Road Safety Plan and to refocus our work on further reducing the numbers of accidents and casualties on the Trunk Road network.

  • Delivering the goods - Scotland's rail freight strategy

    Published: Tue 22/Mar/2016

    The rail freight sector is vital to the competitiveness of the Scottish economy and the Scottish Government’s vision is for a competitive, sustainable rail freight sector playing an increasing role in Scotland’s economic growth by providing a safer, greener and more efficient way of transporting products and materials. Delivering the Goods – Scotland’s Rail Freight Strategy sets out how the Scottish Government will work in partnership with the rail freight industry and others to realise the vision through the four core levers of innovation, facilitation, promotion and investment

  • High Speed Scotland Summary Report

    Published: Mon 21/Mar/2016

    The appraisal of a high speed rail connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh was presented to ministers as initial advice on 8 May 2014. It has subsequently been updated to take account, as intended, of the findings of the Broad options for upgraded and high speed railways to the North of England and Scotland study undertaken by HS2 Ltd.

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