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About Us – Scotland Transerv

About Us

Our Services

Scotland TranServ manages and maintains more than 600 kilometres of trunk road and motorway network across South West Scotland.

We continue to invest on behalf of our client, Transport Scotland to improve the quality of the country’s roads, prioritising road maintenance issues and delivering a programme of improvements as quickly, efficiently and safely as possible.

Lasting legacy of infrastructure

Trunk Road Incident Support Service

Focus on journey time reliability

Best in public service provision

Ensuring safer journeys in all seasons

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Winter Maintenance

Scotland TranServ has over 120 trained and experienced Winter Service operatives ready to carry out planned treatments and patrol routes across South West Scotland.

During 2016/17, we carried out 1545 treatments and 657 patrols between October and May, an increase on the previous year.

Due to innovative operating solutions there was a further 37% reduction in the volume of salt used on the previous year. We already deliver reduced salt usage, and associated environmental benefits, due to our pre-wet treatment.

We are currently the only operating company in Scotland using route based forecasting, with further innovation in the pipeline.

Corporate Sustainability

At Scotland TranServ we support everyone in doing the right thing, the foundation of our commitment to sustainability and the environment.

From reusing as much of our waste materials as possible to introducing the latest energy efficient, centrally controlled LED lighting on our motorways and trunk roads, we are taking steps large and small to reduce our impact on Scotland’s natural environment.

Working in support of our engineers, Scotland TranServ’s Environment team is integral to the work that we do.

They continued to work closely with a number of authorities ensuring our work complies with regulations, preventing harm and delivering achievable environmental enhancement.

Contract Overview

Scotland TranServ is the operating company responsible for managing and maintaining the motorway and trunk road network across South West Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland; an executive agency of the Scottish Government.

A joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Mouchel, we combine the expertise of two of the UK’s leading providers of management and maintenance services in roads and bridges.

It is our ambition to be the leading road network management and maintenance provider in Scotland, supplying a proactive, customer-focused team trusted to deliver an efficient, sustainable service that exceeds both client and stakeholder expectations.

Our Client

Transport Scotland seeks to deliver a safe, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable transport system for the benefit of the people of Scotland, playing a key role in helping to achieve the Scottish Government’s Purpose of increasing sustainable economic growth with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish.

The organisation’s delivery priorities, in the context of the government’s purpose and investment, is connecting Scotland and improving reliability and journey times in order to maximise opportunities for employment, business, leisure and tourism.

Transport Scotland is also fully committed and is currently progressing to a low carbon economy in the transport sector through low carbon technology and infrastructure, reducing emissions, tackling climate change and improving air quality.

An Agency of the Scottish Government, Transport Scotland is accountable to Parliament and the public through Scottish Ministers.

Network Area

Transport Scotland was established in January 2006. It was set up to support the Scottish Government’s vision for sustainable transport across the country and to make a real difference for people and business using the national rail and road systems.

Our Approach

We continually strive for improvements within our business and pursue excellence through active leadership and the operation of an integrated Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Management System. This approach includes establishing clear goals and responsibilities.

The Improvement philosophy is well established and implemented by a dedicated team constantly developing our Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Management systems which are certified to ISO9001:2008, ISO14,001:2004 and BS-OHSAS 18001: 2007

We also operate under National Highways Sector Scheme Approvals which ensures that all processes are planned, focused on quality and are completed by a trained and competent workforce. This includes the following schemes:

2A Design and/or Supply, Installation and Repair of Fences for Infrastructure Works

2B Supply, Installation, Maintenance and Repair of Vehicle Restraint Systems

7 Application of Road Marking Materials and Road Studs to Road Surfaces

12A/B Static Temporary Traffic Management on Motorways and High Speed Dual Carriageways Including on-line Widening Schemes

8 The Overseeing and/or Installation and/or Maintenance of Highway Electrical Equipment and Supporting Works

12D Installing, Maintaining and Removing Temporary Traffic Management on Rural and Urban Road

18 Natural Environment and Landscape Including
Ecology

12C Mobile Lane Closure Traffic Management on Motorways and Other Dual Carriageways

We set challenging targets to reduce the environmental impact of our activities which contain sophisticated systems for assessing and benchmarking our progress.

Our environmental management team leads the company approach to sustainability and in particular initiatives aimed at increasing energy efficiency, integrating waste management, protecting flora and fauna and promoting recycling and the use of recycled materials.

We constantly monitor and measure our performance using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and benchmark internally between contracts and externally through forums such as the Highway Works Best Value Benchmarking Club