Blog – Scotland Transerv

There was a double celebration for Polmadie-based trunk road operator, Scotland TranServ as they scooped a brace of prizes at the Scottish Transport Awards last night. The company’s Incident Response unit lifted the prestigious Transport Team of the Year gong at the glittering Transport Times event held in Glasgow’s Radisson Blu hotel. Tommy Docherty, Scotland […]

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As part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road management programme, Scotland TranServ will resurface 200metres of the A726 Westbound between the Birniehill and Murray Roundabouts. In order to complete this short programme of work as quickly and safely as possible, it will be necessary to implement overnight road closures over two consecutive nights between 8pm […]

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    Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland will be installing new upgraded signals and control systems on the Lomondgate Roundabout. In order to minimise disruption to motorists using the A82, as much of the programme will be carried out overnight as possible. Vincent Tait, Scotland TranServ’s Strategic Road Safety Manager said: “These improved […]

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  As part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road maintenance programme, Scotland TranServ will be refurbishing a series of M8 gantries. Works will begin overnight on the 14th of June, with the structures removed, stripped down, repaired and repainted, before new energy efficient LED lighting is installed. Gordon Gibney, Scotland TranServ’s Operations Delivery Manager said: […]

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  As part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road management programme, Scotland TranServ will resurface 660metres of the A76 at Holywood, north of Dumfries. In order to complete the project as quickly and safely as possible, it will be necessary to implement an overnight convoy system, operating from 7pm to 6am each evening, starting on […]

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National safety bodies RoSPA and IOSH are backing TranServ’s campaign to tackle the issues around Road Worker Abuse. Working alongside BEAR Scotland and AMEY, our study found an appalling 43% of our road workers have been the target of missiles thrown from passing vehicles. They reported eggs, bananas, beer cans, bricks and bottles of urine […]

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  Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland will resurface around 1 kilometre of the A78 at Chapelton, Seamill. The £284k investment programme follows on from the recent £1Million trio of resurfacing projects that saw improvements to around 3kilometres of the trunk road. Jane Maclennan, Scotland TranServ’s Assistant Engineer said: “This is the latest phase […]

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  Scotland TranServ’s campaign to highlight the unacceptable issue of Road Worker Abuse is rapidly gathering support from a number of national motoring and worker safety organisations. RAC road safety spokesman Simon Williams said: “Those working to fix and improve our roads deserve our respect rather than the shocking abuse many are often subjected to. […]

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Scotland TranServ, in conjunction with Transport Scotland, is launching a Road Worker Safety campaign, asking South West Scotland’s drivers to help stamp out the shocking levels of abuse suffered by our operatives as they work to maintain the region’s trunk roads. The staggering statistics reveal: 77% of our road workers had been verbally abused 43% […]

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  As part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road maintenance programme, Scotland TranServ will be carrying out a programme of works on the Gruggie’s Burn Culvert on the A82. The scour maintenance programme will deliver long-term improvements to the culvert running under the trunk road, addressing potential issues with the integrity of the structure. If […]

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