Work begins on Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route
February 19 2015Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, the largest road scheme presently being delivered anywhere in the UK.
This will entail construction of 58km of new road between Balmedie and Tipperty, including a dozen new junctions and 14 miles of slip roads.
Cabinet secretary for infrastructure Keith Brown said: “Our carefully planned management of the scheme’s procurement will see junctions around Aberdeen airport finished next year, the Balmedie-Tipperty section of the A90 finished ahead of schedule in spring 2017, and completion of the entire scheme by winter that year, some six months ahead of the original schedule.”
A consortium comprising comprising Balfour Beatty, Galliford Try and Carillion are delivering the project; including two new crossings of the River Dee and Don.
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