Options for A96 dualling scheme to go on display

Lucy Johnston 2018, News

News Release from Transport Scotland: A series of public exhibitions are being held during the week of 8 October to let the public and road users see and comment on a number of initial options that have been developed for the 26 mile section of the A96 between East of Huntly and Aberdeen. The identification of these options follows initial design and assessment work along with consideration of feedback received to date. Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Michael Matheson said: “The Scottish Government has given a clear commitment …

AWPR’s big weekend draws to a close

Lucy Johnston 2018, News

News Release from Transport Scotland. Thousands have visited the GoNorthEast road festival this weekend, to celebrate the transformational Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project. The free weekend-long event, took place on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September 2018 in advance of the opening of this eagerly-awaited road project. The festival offered visitors a range of exhibitions and entertainment on a section of the new road. As well as viewing the festival attractions, people of all ages and abilities took the opportunity to cycle and walk along a picturesque …

A90 Laurencekirk preferred option to go on public display

Lucy Johnston 2018

News Release from Transport Scotland: The local community and road users will have two opportunities over the next two months – 20 July then 24 August 2018 – to view and comment on the preferred option that has been identified for the much-needed Laurencekirk Junction Improvement scheme. Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson said: “Having put a number of options for the planned improvements at Laurencekirk on display last year and considered the feedback following the public exhibition, we are now able to let the public see …