Category: infrastucture

Auchinraith Sliproads Closed

Be aware that there are overnight closures of the sliproads on Auchinraith Roundabout at High Blantyre. Due to resurfacing works, the on and off sliproads to the A725 EK Expressway will be closed between the hours of 8pm tonight and 6am tomorrow, Tuesday 15 October 2019. Work is expected to be complete tomorrow.

Lights out at Peacock Cross

The 4 way traffic lights are out at Peacock Cross, causing some problems for drivers. Caution is advised tonight, Tuesday 08 October 2019 on all approaches at the busy junction in Hamilton, especially near Bar West/Tap Room. There are reports of cars simply driving through with near misses.

More Wrong Turns

It’s been another couple of worrying days at the High Blantyre sliproad as two cars on subsequent days were observed travelling UP the exit from the East Kilbride Expressway at the junction pictured. On Thursday 26th September one car was reported at Hamilton Road turning up on to the wrong direction of the sliproad. One […]

Blantyreferme Roundabout Plans

Planning Application has been submitted this week which proposes the building of a new roundabout on the Blantyreferme Road. The proposal aims to remove the T junction at Calder Road and Blantyreferme Road , building a new roundabout with associated realigned approaches and drainage. The roundabout would be significant stretching from the current entrance of […]

Another Sliproad Shocker

It’s happened again! Somebody driving UP the wrong way of the High Blantyre EK Expressway Sliproad. The working week started on Monday with a van heading up the wrong way causing vehicles to brake hard and today, Friday 6th September 2019, a similar incident. A white car drove up the wrong way beyond the no […]

Sliproad Shocker

This was the dangerous scene today, Monday 2nd September 2019 just after midday as yet another driver drove up the wrong direction of the Expressway sliproad! This is clearly still happening often and we can’t begin to describe how dangerous it is for everybody involved. Cars coming off the EK Expressway had to brake hard […]

Roundabout Changes (again)

South Lanarkshire Council have once again assessed the width of traffic lanes at the roundabout at the end of Douglas Street and the positioning of give way markings (the Big H roundabout) at High Blantyre. As of today, Friday 30th August 2019, give way lines have been painted back further towards their original location. New […]