Cross Tay Link Road – Progress Report, 24 June – 29 July

4th August, 2022
CTLR Updates

Key highlights from this period

General

  • SEPA continue to schedule meeting on site for monitoring purposes
  • Site Compounds at A9 and A93 now operational. Work started on the main site office at Stormontfield on 16 May. Due to open mid August.

Earthworks:

  • Eartworks progressing well throughout the site.

A9

  • Cut from Bertha Wood to fill for Western and Eastern Roundabout progressing well.
  • Western Roundabout is now levelled.
  • Fill to the south of Bertha Burn is now advancing following progress of Scottish Water works
  • Now advanced earthworks north of Broxy Hill Fort

Link Road

  • Works now taking place across the full length of the Link Road
  • Section between A94 to Highfield Path is now capped
  • Highfield cutting is now significantly advanced with materials transferred from west of Stormontfield Road
  • Formation has been progressed within 100 metres of the River Tay

Drainage

A9

  • Broxy Culvert 87.5m of 170m has now been installed. Remainder done when Broxy Kennels has been demolished
  • Bertha Culvert realignment is complete

Link Road

  • Works started on the Sheriffton Burn

Archaeological

  • Works are progressing at Broxy Hillfort. The works are becoming more complex with additional identified work around the discovery of a ‘Palisade’ or defensive wall. Overall work is now approximately 80 % complete. Options are being reviewed for the relocation of the Souterrain elsewhere. Final Open Day July 30.

Good News

  • A final Archaeology Open Day has been planned for July 30
  • Given good weather progress on earthworks in particular is progressing well.
  • Council Leader visited the site along with STV

Picture Update