Date lodged: 4 September 2018
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the commitment by the former Minister for Transport and the Islands in Maybole in November 2017 that construction of the Maybole Bypass was expected to commence in 2018, when construction will commence.
Answered by: Michael Matheson 13 September 2018
Procurement commenced with the publication of a Contract Notice on 31 August 2017. Three companies are currently participating in the tender process for this project and the award of the contract is anticipated in December 2018. Construction works should commence immediately thereafter.