Speed restrictions are in place and drivers have been warned of disruption as roadworks get underway on a section of the A90.
Aberdeenshire has voted to stay in the EU.
Voters across Scotland are heading to their nearest polling station to cast their votes for this year's Election.
Transport is a key issue for the Angus North and Mearns constituency, which is dissected by the arterial route to Aberdeen, the A90. The sweep from Stonehaven includes the construction site for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR), as well as future upgrades on the railway at Montrose.
JACK and Amelia have been revealed as the most popular names for newborns in Aberdeen.
PLANS have been submitted for a two-day music festival to be held next summer.
THE Nationalists dominated in the North-east today, seizing every seat.
Mike Weir has won the vote for the Angus constituency. The SNP candidate won the seat with a majority of 11,230 of votes. Angus results Mike Weir (SNP) – 24,130 Sanjay Samani (Lib Dem) – 1,216 Gerard McMahon (Labour) – 3,919 Derek Wann (Conservative) – 12,900 David Mumford (Green) – 965 Calum Walker (UKIP) – 1,355