Transport Secretary Michael Matheson will meet contractors behind the AWPR project at a crunch meeting later this week.
It comes after it was revealed the £750 million route has been hit with yet more delays and is now targeting an opening date in December.
Mr Matheson laid the blame for the problems at the feet of Aberdeen Roads Ltd – made up of Galliford Try and Balfour Beatty – and called for an urgent meeting with them, which has been scheduled for Thursday.
North-east Labour MSP Lewis Macdonald said he wants to see progress from the meeting.
He added: “I certainly think we need to see progress on two things, them finishing the bridge over the Don and opening the section of road between Craibstone and Stonehaven. I hope this meeting will help contractors move these two issues forward.”
Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat politicians have united to demand the bosses of Galliford Try and Balfour Beatty attend parliament to give their version of events.
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The Labour MSP added: “It’s deeply disappointing this section has not yet opened, and I’m sure many people will feel the contractors have some questions to answer. It will also provide the contractors with an opportunity to elaborate on the ongoing works to the new bridge over the Don River, and when they expect these will be completed.”
In an interview with the Evening Express, Mr Matheson heaped pressure on the firms to open the already completed 19.5-mile section from Craibstone to Stonehaven.
He claimed contractors had “not been entirely straight” with Scottish Government over a contractual issue affecting opening the section.
Throughout the project, contractors have refused to comment directly to the press due to the “partnering nature” of the project, with all requests instead being put to the government agency Transport Scotland.
A Transport Scotland spokesman said: “We can confirm a meeting has been arranged for Thursday November 8.”