Work to transform Aberdeen's Union Terrace Gardens will start this summer after a contractor was appointed.
A building firm has been fined £600,000 over safety failings after a dad died during the construction of the Third Don Crossing.
Leaders of two firms working on the delayed AWPR project are to be grilled by politicians tomorrow.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson tonight said discussions with Aberdeen bypass contractors to open the southern stretch of the route have been "positive".
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.
Contractors behind the AWPR project have not been “entirely straight” with the Scottish Government, the Transport Secretary Michael Matheson today claimed.
Two firms have been shortlisted for the £18 million contract to improve the Haudagain roundabout.
A construction firm behind Aberdeen’s bypass is having to stump up £25 million extra for the project following the Carillion collapse.
Workers on Aberdeen’s long-awaited bypass were left “dazed” amid reports several had been made redundant.
The Economy Secretary has said he cannot give a definitive date for the opening of the Aberdeen bypass until issues relating to the collapse of contractor Carillion are “bottomed out”.
Workers on the Aberdeen bypass affected by the Carillion collapse are set to be offered roles at two other contractors at the site.
Firms working on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route are to hold urgent discussions following the collapse of one of the main contractors.
The contractor behind the new Third Don Crossing has said it is working with the council to open the bridge as soon as possible.
The final cost of the Third Don Crossing could be over budget by more than £2 million.
The Third Don Crossing will now not be finished until late spring, contractors confirmed today.