North East


New stretch of the AWPR opens to motorists

December 12, 2018

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route officially opened this morning. The 20-mile Craibstone to Stonehaven section of the £1 billion bypass was open to drivers from 2am. The move follows mounting frustration about it remaining closed for the past two months, despite being ready to host traffic.


Anger over £1 billion cost of Aberdeen bypass

December 5, 2018

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.