Chris Tracey

Unit Bridges Manager for South East Scotland BEAR Scotland

Chris is a Chartered Civil Engineer; specialising in the management of major highway infrastructure in the civil engineering sector.

He has over 40 years’ experience in Civil Engineering. Following training as a Structural Engineering Technician in Glasgow, Chris emigrated to the USA in early 1980, working on the design and construction of steel structures.

Chris returned to the UK in 1989 and worked as an Engineer on the Dartford Crossing (QE2 Bridge). Since early 2015, he has been employed as bridges manager by Bear Scotland, on the 4G NW contract, having responsibility for over 1,300 structures including Kessock and Skye bridges in the Scottish Highlands.

Most recently, Chris moved to the SE NMC contract as Unit Bridges Manager. Bear were appointed as operating contractor for this unit by Transport Scotland in August 2020. Under this post he is responsible for some of Scotland’s most iconic structures, including Forth Road Bridge and Queensferry Crossing.

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