Cross Tay Link Road – Progress Report, 24 June – 29 July
Key highlights from this period
- 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.
- Eartworks progressing well throughout the site.
- 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
- 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
- Broxy Culvert 87.5m of 170m has now been installed. Remainder done when Broxy Kennels has been demolished
- Bertha Culvert realignment is complete
- Works started on the Sheriffton Burn
- 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.
- 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