Builder Galliford Try has warned over a potential “severe” hit to consumer confidence and disrupted imports of critical materials if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal.
The total cost of the constructing the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) will top £1 billion, contractors have confirmed to Holyrood.
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".
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 Aberdeen bypass is on track to open in autumn this year, the Scottish Parliament was told today.
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.