Work on the Aberdeen bypass was halted for nine days after a “safety incident” on the £745million project.
Aberdeen Roads Ltd
The total cost of the constructing the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) will top £1 billion, contractors have confirmed to Holyrood.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has claimed that the consortium building Aberdeen’s delay-hit bypass is now holding north-east taxpayers to “ransom”.
Scottish Government ministers did not sign-off the £745million contract to build Aberdeen’s delay-hit bypass, it has emerged.
Contractors building the delay-hit Aberdeen bypass have stated that construction will be completed next month.
Contractors are battling to get the Aberdeen bypass open before the end of the year after it was was confirmed that the project has been hit by yet another delay.
Motorists have been unable to drive on a key section of Aberdeen’s bypass because of a blunder by the Scottish Government, it was claimed last night.
Scottish ministers have stepped in and demanded the opening of a major section of the delay-hit Aberdeen bypass.
They will be the first of their kind for Scotland when they are finished - and they will create a safe walkway for the north-east’s four-legged creatures.
The future of a historic north-east watering hole was hanging in the balance last night after plans to convert it into a worker's hotel for bypass contractors hit a stumbling block.