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BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential carriageway resurfacing works on the A85 Trunk Road near Connel.

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential carriageway resurfacing works on the A85 Trunk Road near Connel.

The works are programmed to commence on Sunday 5th September for three nights, between 20:00 and 06:00.

First published 
Sep 1, 2021
First published 
Sep 1, 2021

4TH GENERATION TERM CONTRACT FOR MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SCOTTISH TRUNK ROAD NETWORK – NORTH WEST UNIT A85 SAULMORE – CARRIAGEWAY RESURFACING BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential carriageway maintenance works on the A85 at Saulmore. The works are programmed to commence on Sunday 5th September for three nights, between 20:00 and 06:00.To ensure the safety of both the work force and travelling members of the public, the carriageway will be subject to a 10 mph convoy system. Out with working hours the traffic management will be removed however, a temporary 30 mph speed limit will remain in place,as traffic will be travelling over a temporary surface. Access for emergency services will be maintained at all times throughout the works.The safety of members of the public and maintenance workers remains a top priority during this resurfacing project and strict physical distancing protocols, in line with Scottish Government guidance, will be in place to ensure pedestrians, travelling public and on-site personnel remain safe throughout the duration of the project. Robust risk assessments have been completed to ensure all staff are kept safe.If you require any further information or would like to comment on any of the proposed works please do not hesitate to contact us by email at NWConsultation@bearscotland.co.uk.