A96 dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen options

Lucy Johnston 2018, News

News Release from Transport Scotland: Options that include the existing A96 Inverurie Bypass and the offline southern route between east of Huntly and Blackburn, which passes through the Bennachie Special Landscape Area, are amongst the options that have been removed following initial design and assessment work and also drawing on the feedback received to date. Starting today in Inverurie, local communities and road users will get the chance to see and comment on the options being taken forward for further design as we look to identify a preferred route option …

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 …

Haudagain bidders shortlist named

Lucy Johnston 2018, News

Press Release from Transport Scotland Two bidders to compete for £18 million contract Transport Scotland has announced that two bidders will be competing to deliver the A90/A96 Haudagain Improvement project in Aberdeen. The two shortlisted bidders are Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering Ltd and Farrans Construction. This next stage of procurement will see the two bidders enter into a period of competitive dialogue. The contract for delivering these key improvements is estimated to be worth £18m approximately and involves the construction of around 500m of new dual carriageway connecting the A90 North …

Multi-million pound contract awarded for A96 Dualling

Lucy Johnston 2017, News

Transport Scotland today (Monday, 26 June) announced the intention to award a contract worth up to £50 million, to carry out route option assessment and detailed design work for dualling the 26-mile eastern section of the A96 between east of Huntly and Aberdeen. Subject to the mandatory standstill period, Amey Arup Joint Venture will start design work on the project next month. Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown said: “We are fully committed to dualling the A96, some 86 miles of upgraded road between Inverness and Aberdeen, …

Multi million Haudagain roundabout contract up for grabs

Nikki Laird 2017, News

A contract notice has been advertised by Transport Scotland today, calling on the construction industry to bid for the A90/A96 Haudagain Improvement Project. The project involves the construction of approximately 500m of new dual carriageway connecting the A90 North Anderson Drive and the A96 Auchmill Road. As well as reducing congestion and improving journey time reliability, this project will bring about an improvement in road safety and provide new pedestrian and cycling routes through the local area. Minister for Transport & Islands, Humza Yousaf said: “Today marks a major milestone …

Four firms chosen to bid for A96 dualling contract

Lucy Johnston 2017, News

Transport Scotland today announced that four design consultancies or Joint Ventures are to be invited to bid for the contract for a 26 mile stretch of the A96 from east of Huntly to Aberdeen – the eastern section of the Scottish Government’s ambitious programme to dual the A96 from Inverness to Aberdeen by 2030. The contract, worth up to £50 million, is expected to be awarded later this year. The four consultancies or Joint Ventures invited to be invited to tender for the work are: • AECOM Limited • Amey …