Michael Matheson has been urged to give a “full and urgent” update to MSPs on the contractual dispute that has led to the delayed opening of the AWPR’s Don Crossing.
Talks are to be held after the long-standing plan to dual the A96 road at Inverurie was dropped.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has admitted paperwork required to open the Don Crossing has still to be signed off by the contractors.
The city bypass will not be opened until “assurances” are given about its rising costs, the transport secretary has said.
Figures used by the Scottish Government to demonstrate the multi-billion pound impact of the Aberdeen bypass have not been updated in a decade, it has emerged.
Michael Matheson yesterday said the final stretch of the Aberdeen bypass would not be opened until the contractors had provided assurances that remedial work on the Don Crossing was complete.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said ferry users could be hit by fare rises at peak times this summer when he was tackled over the reliability of CalMac’s ageing fleet.
Work to improve safety on a notorious stretch of the A9 is to get under way after a £9.6million was awarded to contractors R J MacLeod Ltd.
A north-east politician has met with Scotland's transport minister to drive forward plans for a roundabout to be built at a notorious A90 junction.
A ScotRail apology to disgruntled passengers and a promise of compensation was attacked by politicians for being “just not good enough” yesterday.
Self-driving cars will be trialled on the twisting, turning single-track roads of northern Scotland to see how the technology might cope if it becomes widely used.
Several vehicles have crashed on a motorway as freezing rain and ice created treacherous driving conditions.
Drivers on Scotland’s roads have been urged to take extra care, with snow and ice expected to affect travel throughout the weekend.
Snow and ice are expected to create dangerous travelling conditions across large parts of Scotland this weekend.
Scotland's Transport Secretary has hailed the "transformative" impact a stretch of the AWPR will have as soon as it opens today.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson visited the AWPR today.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson yesterday declined to say that he had confidence in Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) management when challenged over its performance yesterday.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson yesterday said he was not prepared to be “held to ransom” over the AWPR contractors’ compensation claim.
The Aberdeen bypass contractors yesterday said the Stonehaven, Charleston and Craibstone stretch of the dual-carriageway will open next week as they also admitted the entire project has cost more than £1 billion.
The total cost of the constructing the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) will top £1 billion, contractors have confirmed to Holyrood.
A self-driving passenger bus trial in Scotland will take passengers across the Forth Road Bridge.
A judge has rejected calls for an inquiry into the activities of undercover police officers operating in Scotland.
The final decision on a major upgrade to Moray’s busiest road will be unveiled early next month.
Some rural roads should be reduced to 40mph to make them safer for bike users, according to a leading cycling charity.
Scotland's transport secretary has held crunch talks with AWPR bosses over the ongoing delays to the opening of the £745million development.
Initiatives aimed at encouraging people in the north and north-east to get on their bikes have been given £64,000 of Scottish Government funding.
Campaigners were celebrating last night after plans to take a major north-east road past an iconic landmark were withdrawn.
Campaigners fighting to keep a new road away from Bennachie will argue their case with the Scottish Government’s transport minister tomorrow.
Transport chiefs have rejected claims the AWPR is facing fresh delays after it emerged millions of pounds of work will need to be carried out to repair the structure of a new bridge.
Fears have been voiced by a north ferry operator that Scottish Government proposals designed to reduce fares could end up sinking business if it goes wrong.
Nicola Sturgeon wielded the axe yesterday as she delivered the most radical reshuffle and restructure of the Cabinet in the 11 years since the SNP took power.
A north-east woman has admitted driving her car while more than seven times the legal limit.