Category: infrastucture

M74 Southbound Delays

There’s a lorry on fire at M74 South bound at Uddingston. The motorway has been queued back since around 3.30pm. M74(S) J4-5 is now closed due to this vehicle fire. Use an alternative route if possible and expect longer than usual journey times. There are long queues already. Please avoid if possible, especially before rush […]

Bardykes Bing Development

A Planning application has been submitted to South Lanarkshire Council to significantly develop part of the former Bardykes Bing at Spittal on the boundary between Halfway and Blantyre. The large area of land, east of Manse Brae and to the west of Priory Bridge is proposed for mixed-use development comprising commerical, leisure, and tourism uses […]

Road Surfacing Works

Two Blantyre streets will have their carraigeways fully resurfaced next week. Jedburgh Street and Selkirk Street, just off Winton Crescent will see South Lanarkshire Council working to fully replace the ailing surfacing in each street from Monday 9th May 2022. Work is expected to take 6 days and does not include parking bays. For the […]

Footway Repairs: Have your Say

South Lanarkshire Council want to hear your views on which footways should be improved across South Lanarkshire. With so many Blantyre footpaths in need of repair, this is a chance for YOU to have your say. More than £2.5m is available through a Participatory Budgeting (PB) exercise so please take part in the survey. More […]

Roadworks at Glasgow Road

BT Openreach are working on Glasgow Road between the roundabout at Forrest Street the sliproad of the A725.  Temporary traffic lights and lane restrictions are causing some tailbacks. Work started on Tuesday 26th April and is expected to be complete by the weekend. Combined with the lights at Springwells, it makes for some delays for drivers […]

Duke Street Carpark Changes

Drivers using Duke Street Multi-Storey Car Park, Hamilton will see a return to a ‘pay on foot’ system from Tuesday (3 May).  As a result, anyone parking there will now be able to pay at the end of their stay, rather than estimating in advance under the current pay and display operation. The move comes in […]