BEAR Scotland’s Commitment

BEAR Scotland has been appointed by Transport Scotland, to manage and maintain the South East Trunk Road Units from 1st April 2007 for a term of 5 to 7 years.

Management functions include:

  • Co-ordinating all works on the trunk road network to minimise delays to the travelling public
  • Authorising road openings, scaffolding and skips
  • Carriageway, bridges, road lighting and footway inspections
  • Investigation, design and supervision of carriageway improvement and traffic safety schemes
  • Approving abnormal load movements
  • Liaison with the Local Authorities, Police, Statutory Undertakers and other organisations

Maintenance operations include:

  • Routine carriageway, bridges, safety barriers and road lighting repairs
  • Cyclic maintenance such as grass cutting and gully cleaning
  • Carriageway reconstruction and resurfacing and the provision of specialist surface treatments
  • Replacement of road markings and road signs
  • Emergency response
  • Winter precautionary salting and snow clearance

For further information or to report any matters related to the trunk roads in the South East of Scotland please contact BEAR Scotland at: www.bearscot.com or Freephone 0800 138 9903.

BEAR Scotland Ltd
6A Dryden Road
Bilston Glen
Loanhead
Midlothian
EH20 9TY 


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