A roads maintenance firm insists work to remove a number of trees from the Kingsway will not impact on wildlife.
Concerns had been raised over Bear Scotland’s work to remove dead and dying trees from the road.
But the firm says a number of nesting surveys were carried out with the approval of Dundee City Council before the work took place.
A spokesman said: “Last weekend some dead and dying trees were safely removed from the Kingsway as part of our ongoing tree management programme across the trunk road network.
“The annual programme assesses the condition and health of all trees within the trunk road boundary to ensure the safety of road users.
“As with all our projects, including tree management, a complete environmental impact assessment was carried out prior to the removal of the trees.
“Additional bird nesting surveys were also completed the day before the trees were removed to further ensure any impact was kept a minimum.
“To minimise disruption to road users and to ensure the works were carried out safely, the felling was carried out under the A90 road closure during the Dundee City Council works. Further felling is due to be completed this weekend as part of our ongoing tree management programme.”