81 Progress Updates

A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam - Construction update - Summer 2020

19 Nov 2020

By early June 2020, our contractor was able to proceed with planning and pre-start preparations on site, following the Scottish Government’s up-date to the construction sector guidance.

Aviemore to Carrbridge virtual exhibition

19 Nov 2020

A four week virtual exhibition updating local communities, cyclists, equestrians and walkers on the route options for the Aviemore to Carrbridge Non-Motorised User (NMU) Route Study.

Construction work on major projects is restarting gradually

25 Jun 2020

Following the First Minister’s recent announcements, construction work on our major projects is restarting gradually in accordance with the Scottish Government’s route map and construction sector guidance.

Construction site planning and pre-start preparations commence

8 Jun 2020

The Scottish Government has updated its construction sector guidance to move to Phase 1 of its route map for moving out of lockdown, allowing the construction industry to proceed with planning and pre-start preparations.

A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam - Construction update - Spring 2020

1 Jun 2020

Following the Scottish Government announcement at the end of March, our contractor Balfour Beatty implemented a managed shutdown of the site, in line with the Government guidelines including physical distancing.

Construction work ceased due to COVID-19

6 Apr 2020

Following the measures announced by the Scottish Government, we can confirm that we have implemented a managed shutdown of construction work on our new road project sites until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam - Construction update - Winter 2019/20

1 Mar 2020

Despite adverse weather creating challenging working conditions in February, bridge beam lifting operations at Gelly overbridge were successfully completed during two overnight closures of the A9 on 18 and 19 February

Construction progress on Maybole Bypass

13 Feb 2020

Significant progress made in constructing the project

Schoolchildren “go back to the future” on A9 Improvement Project

20 Jan 2020

The contractor on Transport Scotland’s A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement Project has helped schoolchildren in their bid to communicate with the future.

A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam - Construction update - Autumn 2019

1 Dec 2019

During Autumn 2019, the project moved into another exciting phase with the first layers of the new road being laid at the southern section of the site, between the Luncarty and Stanley junctions

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