North-east farmer James Duthie is seeking more than £1 million from the Scottish Government to compensate for lost land, damage and disruption caused by the Aberdeen bypass.
Shops, cafes and restaurants in an Aberdeenshire town have been overflowing with customers from as far away as Inverurie and Peterhead in recent months – and have put their success down to the opening of the Aberdeen bypass.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has refused to address concerns over the potential of an extra bill worth hundreds of millions of pounds for the AWPR.
Traffic through the centre of Aberdeen has halved since the opening of the city bypass three months ago.
Traffic going through the heart of Aberdeen has halved since the opening of the AWPR.
Michael Matheson has defied calls to update Aberdeen bypass road signs, despite anger over the lack of directions to Fraserburgh, Peterhead and local businesses.
A busy roundabout off the AWPR was brought to a halt earlier after a crash. Police were called to a two-vehicle collision on the Kingswells roundabout at around 4.40pm. A spokesman described it as a “minor” incident and said no one was hurt. The road has been cleared.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route could create an “arc of property” in towns around the Granite City’s borders.
Police were called to a two-car collision on the AWPR this morning. A black Vauxhall Corsa and a grey Ford Fiesta were involved in the incident, which occurred at the Cleanhill Roundabout at 8.25am. A force spokeswoman said there were no injuries and the cars were now off the road.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) has finally opened to motorists after decades upon decades of political - and literal - gridlock in the north-east.
The final section of the AWPR will open tomorrow, marking the "beginning of an important new chapter for Aberdeen".
The Aberdeen bypass will finally fully open on Tuesday, Transport Scotland has revealed this morning.
The final section of the long-awaited Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) could be opened next week, Transport Scotland revealed last night.
The city bypass will not be opened until “assurances” are given about its rising costs, the transport secretary has said.
The Scottish Transport secretary has cautioned Aberdeen Bypass contractors against “using the north-east’s enthusiasm for the road” to “apply pressure” for extra money or “cut corners” as final work is carried out on the last remaining piece of the multi-million pound project.
Extra safety measures are to be installed on the Aberdeen bypass to help clamp down on the number of speeding drivers.
Supply chain costs for oil and gas firms in north-east Scotland are expected to drop as a result of the newly-opened Aberdeen bypass, according to transport bosses.
Police were called to a crash involving a lorry and car on the Aberdeen bypass this morning.
A group of Aberdeenshire residents say the construction of the AWPR has resulted in traffic streaming "right past their front doors" at all hours and shattered the peace in their once-quiet community.
Scotland's Transport Secretary has hailed the "transformative" impact a stretch of the AWPR will have as soon as it opens today.
The Aberdeen bypass contractors have said the Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston stretch of the dual-carriageway will open next week as they admitted the entire project has cost more than £1 billion.
The Aberdeen bypass contractors have said work on the River Don Crossing should be finished by Christmas subject to the weather and safety checks.
Aberdeen bypass contractors have been urged to stop “squabbling” over money amid reports they are attempting to claim £350 million from the Scottish Government.
Calls have been made for the contractors of the Aberdeen bypass to appear before Holyrood to explain the delays.
A bus firm has been forced to postpone the roll-out of a new service connected to the Aberdeen bypass due to uncertainty over when the road will finally open.
A north-east MSP has written to the Transport Minister seeking “clarity” on the Aberdeen bypass amid claims that work on sections of the route has been delayed by red tape.
Transport bosses have been accused of holding up the opening of the long-awaited bypass - by not completing the proper legal paperwork.
A teenager’s home-made contraption proved the most eye-catching of the 1,500 bicycles which took to the new AWPR yesterday.
People who live on the doorstep of a festival marking the opening of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route at Deeside have been told to travel miles to catch a shuttle bus to attend the event.
A 7.5 mile stretch of the Aberdeen bypass has finally opened to traffic today.
Transport minister Michael Matheson has announced that another section of the AWPR will fully open later this week.
A north-east couple claim they are enduring “hell on earth” while the final stages of AWPR work is carried out.