The Scottish Government has raised hopes that there will be no further delay to the completion of Aberdeen’s bypass following the collapse of Carillion – and that 260 affected jobs could be saved.
Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route
Scottish ministers were last night under pressure to take “decisive action” to ensure Aberdeen’s £745million bypass is not derailed by the collapse of a key contractor.
The contractor building the Aberdeen bypass has agreed to pay a penalty of more than £280,000 for river pollution.
Hard-working bypass construction staff have been told they will be landed with covering their own costs of accommodation, just days before Christmas.
A road connected to the Aberdeen bypass scheme will be temporarily closed from today.
A land-owning couple, whose farm has been cut in half by the Aberdeen bypass, have been visited by the senior government minister heading up the project.
Under-pressure roads bosses have stepped up health and safety restrictions at the Aberdeen Bypass following a spate of high-profile accidents at the site.
Transport Scotland has insisted the completion of work on the £745million Aberdeen city bypass road is not in any danger despite turmoil at one of the project’s consortium partners.
Troubled Aberdeen city bypass partner Carillion has drafted in help to carry out a review of the business as it continues to reel from a collapse in its share price.
Advance works on the Haudagain bypass project could move forward ahead of the completion of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, according to a national transport body.
Thieves have stolen thousands of pounds worth of building tools from an Aberdeen bypass site.
A landowning couple whose farm is being split in two by the Aberdeen bypass claim they are not being given a fair deal by the Scottish Government.
A team of Polish workers on the Aberdeen bypass has been left enraged after their weekly pay was held up in the run up to the Easter weekend.
This is the heart-stopping moment a teenage climber dangled more than a hundred feet above ground from a crane being used in the construction of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).
More than 100 workers have been injured during the construction of the north-east's long-awaited £745million bypass.
An Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route worker was banned from the road yesterday after being caught driving a vehicle at more than three times over the legal alcohol limit.
New drone footage shows the £750million Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) taking shape. The video was captured by Dean Crawford of Aberdeen Drone Company and shows two angles – from Old Mill Inn heading towards North Deeside Road and later, from Kippie Lodge towards Kingswells.
An Aberdeen bypass worker had to be rescued from a truck after driving into a deep ditch.
Aberdeen residents are being urged to give their views on traffic in the city, in advance of the opening of the long-awaited bypass.
A group of north-east bypass workers have been left shocked after being abruptly laid off, just months before Christmas - despite being promised work for another year.
Work on the a major north-east road project has been delayed by a week after fears were raised about flooding and pollution.
Contractors building the Aberdeen bypass will soon be responsible for fixing all the damage done to other roads as a result the construction work.
The north-east could miss out on hundreds of millions of pounds of fishing and offshore decommissioning work if the A90 is not upgraded.
An "Angel of the North-East" could be built beside Aberdeen's new bypass to welcome thousands of motorists every day.
The construction of a temporary bridge over a busy north-east road is shown in a fascinating new time-lapse video.
The Aberdeen by-pass will go ahead "on time and on budget" despite the Scottish Government taking on the financial risks of the major project.
Clouds of dust were sent into the sky yesterday as explosives blasted through rock to make way for the Aberdeen bypass.
Explosives will be used on the next phase the Aberdeen bypass project.
A busy Aberdeen roundabout could be converted to a traffic light-controlled junction.
Motorists are facing a year-and-a-half of delays and disruption on a key Aberdeen commuter route - so a key stretch of the city's new bypass to be built.
Their motto is "better to die than to be a coward", their weapon of choice a 18-inch curved blade and they are regarded by many as the most fearless soldiers in the world.
Road users in the north-east are in line for good news this morning with the announcement that the Aberdeen bypass will be completed a year ahead of schedule.