News

Aberdeen Bypass - New Year Message From Keith Brown

Published: 29-12-2015

Reviewing work in 2015 on the AWPR/B-T project, and looking to the year ahead Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities, Keith Brown offers a message for 2016.

2015: 12 months of progress with Queensferry Crossing

Published: 29-12-2015

New video provides unique perspective on the progress being made to build the new crossing over the Forth.Transport Scotland have today released a new video including some unique drone footage of the construction work to build the Queensferry Crossing.

Forth Road Bridge given green light to reopen

Published: 22-12-2015

The Forth Road Bridge will be open to vehicles except HGVs from tomorrow (Wednesday) morning.

A77 to see speed limit change and improved safety cameras - CORRECTION

Published: 16-12-2015

PLEASE NOTE THAT DATE SHOULD READ 16 DECEMBER - NOT 17 DECEMBER AS IN ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASETransport Scotland has published draft Road Orders today (16 December) to revoke the 50mph speed limit on the A77 between Bogend Toll and Dutch House Roundabout.

Enhanced Travel Plan Boost For Businesses Affected By Forth Road Bridge Closure

Published: 11-12-2015

Following the publication of the Travel Plan to address the necessary Forth Road Bridge closure last week, further enhancements will come into effect which will benefit local businesses and communities, Transport Minister Derek Mackay announced today.

Forth Road Bridge closed until New Year

Published: 04-12-2015

Every effort is being made to minimise disruption.The Forth Road Bridge (FRB) is to shut until the New Year for repairs following the discovery of defective steelwork.

Forth Road Bridge to close tonight

Published: 03-12-2015

A full closure of the bridge is being put into effect after midnight on Thursday December 3, 2015.

Temporary bridge to span A96

Published: 25-11-2015

AWPR/B-T bridge will keep disruption to a minimumA new temporary bridge will be installed across the A96 this weekend between Dyce Drive roundabout and Kirkhill Forest to help keep traffic moving during Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) construction works.

Switchover of Contraflow on M74 at Junction 5 Raith

Published: 19-11-2015

Major works progress to next stageThe contraflow currently in operation on the M74 northbound carriageway, between the off and on slip roads at Junction 5, Raith, is scheduled to switch to the southbound carriageway this weekend (21/22 November 2015) and will remain in place for approximately nine months.

Diversion for Overnight Weekend Works on A90 at Charleston

Published: 05-11-2015

Traffic management will be in place on the A90 at Charleston overnight on Friday 6 November and overnight on Saturday 7 November so that Scottish and Southern Energy can remove and replace overhead power cables to accommodate the AWPR/B-T project.

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