Transport Scotland Award £1.6m Contract For Rest And Be Thankful Work

Transport Scotland has appointed Soil Engineering Geoservices on a £1.6m contract on the Rest and Be Thankful section of the A83 for the first phase of the medium term works to improve the resilience of the Old Military Road.

The work is expected to last approximately eight weeks, weather permitting. Cabinet secretary for transport Fiona Hyslop said: “We are progressing our plans to increase the resilience of the temporary diversion route along the Old Military Road.

“The first phase of the work to realign the southern end of the route, reducing the risk of flooding, is progressing well and remains on schedule to be completed in Spring.”

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