Archive for the ‘Roads’ Category

BEAR change the plans for the road works on A828 in September

U-turn on planned A828 road closures after public outcry ‘The original plans required up to 10 daytime closures of sections of the road. After reviewing all feedback from more than 100 responses, a new reduced programme of improvements has been prepared which will see four of the original 14 projects carried out, with a further six […]

August 29, 2017   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Roads  No Comments

BT Upgrading work at Barcaldine Castle : road closed

BT upgrading work will be closing the road at Barcaldine Castle during the day of 14 – 18 June

June 9, 2017   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Roads  No Comments

BEAR road works in Benderloch from 30th January

BEAR are planning Road Safety works on the A828 in Benderloch, located approximately 2 miles north of Oban Airport. The works are due to take place on Monday 30th January for up to 4 weeks, where temporary traffic lights and a convoy system will be in place. 4TH GENERATION TERM CONTRACT FOR MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE […]

January 17, 2017   Posted in: Benderloch, Roads  No Comments

Sustrans Route – south of Benderloch – options appraisal report

Sustrans have been undertaking route option appraisal and feasibility work for the gap section on the National Cycle Network (NCN) route 78 which exists south of Benderloch.  During this time they have met with key landowners and the local communities – all of whom are fully supportive of the NCN in the area and the […]

August 24, 2016   Posted in: Roads, sustainability, transport  No Comments

C25 Bonawe road closure 17 – 19 August 2016

UPDATE – these closures have now been cancelled. BT enginners have put up notices about the Road Closures ahead of cable laying for New Superfibre boxes along the Bonawe Road .. unfortunately no one remembered to consult (inform) the community beforehand. Ardchattan Community Council have been busy finding out what is going on visa v […]

August 14, 2016   Posted in: argyll and bute council, North Connel, Roads  No Comments

Barcaldine Road works for upgrading

A828 St Columba Bay to Barcaldine Resurfacing works 15th May to 27th May 2016 Full closure of whole extent 7 pm to 7 am Monday to Friday (not weekends) hourly vehicle access only (or when safe) with vehicles stacked to wait. Outside of these hours 30 mph limit applied. It is expected there will be […]

April 2, 2016   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community Council, Roads  No Comments

Repair work to the Connel Bridge approach road – 14th December

From BEAR – Following the recent investigations in to the early deterioration of the recent resurfacing works on the A828 approach to Connel Bridge, remedial works have been programmed for the week commencing the 14th December. Works will be carried out over three nights between 7pm to 7am, Monday night to Thursday morning. The A828 […]

December 8, 2015   Posted in: Roads  No Comments

Inspection of Connel Bridge in April/May

In April/May 2015, BEAR Scotland will be undertaking an Inspection of Connel Bridge using a roped access team. This is part of Transport Scotland’s Inspection schedule of Major Structures.  The Inspection should take approximately 10 working days. There will be up to 15 minute delays on the bridge as we will be carrying out essential […]

April 12, 2015   Posted in: Roads  No Comments

Connel bridge closure in March

Connel Bridge will be closed from Midnight to 6 am for critical and essential heavy duty works from 16th to  21st March check out these pdf’s for full details. 14 NW 1203 005 001 Location Plan – A828 Connel Bridge 14 NW 1203 005 002 Diversion Routes A828 10 Connel – Consultation Letter

March 15, 2015   Posted in: Roads  No Comments

Forestry Commission work to deal with hazardous trees in Barcaldine and Benderloch

The Forestry Commission have arranged to make safe some hazardous trees at Barcaldine opposite the sea life centre and just by Beinn Lora cliffs on the outskirts of Benderloch. The work opposite the sea life centre we hope to do in 4 days and the work on the cliffs on Beinn Lora will take one day. Both will involve a […]

January 27, 2015   Posted in: Agriculture, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Roads  No Comments