A further discussion between the parties is due to take place this week to try to get this section of road open, which has been completed for a number of weeks but held up by a contract issue.
Delays to the opening of the Aberdeen bypass could have a “knock-on impact” on developing major city transport improvements on time.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson tonight said discussions with Aberdeen bypass contractors to open the southern stretch of the route have been "positive".
It is understood the contractors will foot the bill for the bridge repairs – not the taxpayer.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson will meet contractors behind the AWPR project at a crunch meeting later this week.
The contractors responsible for delivering Aberdeen’s bypass should be hauled before a parliamentary committee, according to a trio of MSPs.
The Scottish Government and contractors should “bash their heads together” to get AWPR sections open as soon as possible, opposition politicians have said today.
Contractors behind the AWPR project have not been “entirely straight” with the Scottish Government, the Transport Secretary Michael Matheson today claimed.
The AWPR project will not open in late autumn as planned, a senior politician has just announced.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson is giving a progress update to MSPs on the AWPR project.
We don’t know when it will open: Transport Secretary to reveal issues with Aberdeen bypass bridge worse than thought
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson is today expected to tell parliament that contractors are unable to provide a "definitive opening date" for the AWPR.
“As a council we’re paying £75 million and being told nothing. I think I could buy a washing machine from Currys and get more information than I could get from Transport Scotland for £75m. I find that rather confusing.”
Substantial problems to a major bypass bridge could delay the opening of the entire project, an MSP has claimed.
AWPR bosses have been asked to reveal the programme of remedial works still needed on the route.
The transport secretary should “stop dithering” and set a realistic date for opening the AWPR, according to a senior MSP.
Our aerial video and images show that vast sections of the road are now free of workers and appear to be ready to open.
A north-east MSP has accused the Scottish Government of losing control of the Aberdeen bypass project after questions were raised about the scale of recent repairs.
Bosses at Donald Trump’s north-east golf course claim they have been “cut off” by a lack of signage on the new AWPR.
A traffic order lodged by Aberdeen City Council suggests a new section of the AWPR could open early next month.
According to a project source, the road could have opened last month but didn’t, in order to accommodate Go North East – which welcomed thousands of people including pedestrians and cyclists to the route.
Thousands turned out to visit the GoNorthEast road festival.
Some people in Culter will be 400 yards away from the event but will have to undertake a 10-mile round trip to attend.
A short film created by pupils from an Aberdeen academy will premiere at a bypass festival this weekend.
Police Scotland will face some “issues” in detecting speeding drivers on the new Aberdeen bypass, according to a top officer.
The Aberdeen bypass will still open to traffic in the coming weeks, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the Aberdeen bypass will be “fully open” by the end of the year.
A world record-breaking cyclist is encouraging people to experience the new Aberdeen bypass from a unique perspective.
Two short films created by north-east school students have been shortlisted in a competition to celebrate the opening of the AWPR.
Cyclists in the north-east are to be given a chance to cycle a section of the Aberdeen Bypass on their own bikes.
Defects found on part of a major transport project will not affect completion of the Aberdeen bypass, according to transport bosses.