Contract race starts for latest £115m stretch of A9 Dualling

Transport Scotland has officially started bidding for the £115m A9 Dualling: Tomatin to Moy project.

A contract notice is now live here launching the competition to select the main construction contractor to dual the next phase of the A9.

Minister for Transport Graeme Dey, said: “Creating employment and training opportunities that benefit the people and communities surrounding this project is a key focus for this significant investment in Scotland’s infrastructure that intends to deliver improvements that bring economic, social and environmental wellbeing to the area.

“This new construction contract will help deliver our shared vision for Scotland – a sustainable, inclusive, safe and accessible transport system, helping deliver a healthier, fairer and more prosperous Scotland for communities, businesses and visitors.

“It will also set out new aspirations for carbon reduction in construction and revitalise employment opportunities through a wide range of skills and training initiatives and educational engagement, throughout the duration of the construction phase.”

Transport Scotland anticipate that the contract for the third section of the A9 Dualling will be awarded in the second half of 2022.

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