The AWPR will fully open on Tuesday, it has been confirmed.
Politicians today expressed their joy after it was announced the Aberdeen bypass will finally open in full next week.
The AWPR will fully open next week, it has been confirmed.
An Aberdeen MSP has called on an AWPR contractor to give assurances on the future maintenance of the bypass.
Contractors behind the Aberdeen bypass still have “work to do” to provide assurances over future maintenance of the crossing over the Don.
A man was taken to hospital last night following a two-car crash on the Aberdeen bypass.
The Transport Secretary has demanded answers from Aberdeen bypass contractors after yet another deadline was missed.
A car has crashed on a major north-east road after the driver lost control. The incident happened on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, near Dyce, at about 6.30pm. No one was injured in the accident. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “One vehicle has lost control and has crashed. “They have asked for recovery.”
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said Aberdeen Roads Limited (ARL), contractors for the project, have been cautioned against “cutting corners” in order to get the route open in time for January.
Tractor drivers turned away from a section of the AWPR should no longer suffer from an “honest mistake” by police, it has been claimed.
Pressure is mounting on contractors, with the target date to open the final section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) of the end of January now just over a week away.
Police and recovery services were called to the AWPR after a lorry drove through a roundabout.
New safety measures are to be installed at a roundabout on the Aberdeen bypass.
Supply chain costs for oil and gas firms in north-east Scotland are expected to drop as a result of the newly-opened Aberdeen bypass, according to transport bosses.
A vehicle has crashed on the Aberdeen bypass this morning. The incident occurred around 8am on the AWPR stretch between Cleanhill Roundabout and Charleston. One vehicle was involved in the crash. More to follow
Two new bus services are due to start using the Aberdeen bypass this month.
An Aberdeen councillor has hit out at the lack of signposting for his community on the new bypass.
A lorry crashed onto a roundabout following a collision on the Aberdeen bypass.
As yet another deadline is missed to open the final stretch of bypass, Transport Minister Michael Matheson writes he is losing faith in the contractors.
A senior politician has blasted the Scottish Government after the AWPR opening was delayed a fourth time.
The milestone comes as a call was made for a public inquiry to be held into the project’s handling, with a north-east MP arguing the public has a “right to know what has gone wrong”.
Police will be carrying out increased patrols across the new section of the Aberdeen bypass for the “foreseeable future”.
The first vehicles have been using a major section of the AWPR after it opened overnight.
The Transport Secretary paid a visit to the north-east today ahead of the opening of a key section of the Aberdeen bypass project in the morning.
The South Kingswells connects traffic heading north and south on the new bypass with the A944, Kingswells to Westhill road.
The new Deeside junction at Milltimber will connect the bypass to North Deeside Road.
The most southerly junction of the entire project is the Stonehaven junction.
The North Kingswells junction will have a staggered opening initially.
The new junction at Charleston - which replaced the old flyover - will provide a direct connection from motorists travelling from the south of Aberdeen to the new bypass.
The Cleanhill junction connects the Charleston fastlink section of the Aberdeen bypass to the rest of the route.