Category: infrastucture

Hamilton Rd Speed Concerns

Several residents of the new Greenhall Village Housing estate have written to us with concerns about the excessive speed of traffic on Hamilton Road, High Blantyre. The problem is highlighted even further with the schools going back and families having to walk to school alongside the busy road. A number of measures already exist to […]

Station Road Damaged

This was the scene around 8pm last night, Saturday 03 August 2019 as residents reported seeing the tarmac surface of Station Road cracking. The road next to the entrance of David Livingstone Centre is badly damaged, one resident suggesting it may have been by lightning. Another commented that the heavy rain last night looks to […]

Expressway Closure

The A725 EK Expressway is to close eastbound at High Blantyre for a full weekend in August due to necessary resurfacing works. Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland, will begin the resurfacing on Friday, August 9, at 8pm and the road will re-open on Monday, August 12, at 6am. The closure will stretch from […]

Stonefield Road Closure

Stonefield Road will be closed for 1 day between A724 Glasgow Road junction and Valerio Court from 8am-5pm on Saturday 3rd August for resurfacing work. This is likely to cause some disruption on Glasgow Road and may affect traders at the bottom of Stonefield Road. Diversion via B758 Bardykes Road/Hunthill Road, Stonefield Crescent, Stonefield Road and Victoria […]

Calder St Road Closure

Calder Street, Blantyre will be closed next week between Craig Street and Victoria Street from Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August for carriageway resurfacing works. This necessary work is being done during school holidays to minimise disruption. A diversion route via Craig Street, Hardie Street and Victoria Street will be in place.

Resurfacing Works, Blantyre

These are the roads South Lanarkshire Council will be resurfacing in the Blantyre area during the financial year 2019/2020, ahead of end March 2020. We’ve sourced many of the costs for doing the work, as follows: B7012 Main Street, Blantyre, works access to roundabout at First Road (north side of dual carriageway). Cost of works – […]

Oil Spill, Burnbank Road

Traffic is being disrupted by a large oil spill on Burnbank Road this morning, Saturday 20th July 2019. The spill is next to the bus stop near the lights. Several cars have already reportedly lost control skidding on the spillage. One local lady told us, “I lost control on my car luckily there was nobody […]